Atack & Penrose, LLP is a law firm providing quality legal advice and representation in the areas of estate planning, estate and probate litigation, business succession planning, real property transactions and litigation, real estate and land use law to clients in Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Jose. Our legal team has earned an AV® Preeminent™ rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, the definitive guide to the most distinguished law firms and attorneys in America.

Our attorneys have more than 75 years of combined experience assisting northern CA clients in the following areas:

  • Real Estate Leasing and Transactions
  • Contract Disputes
  • Land Use
  • Boundary Law and Lot Line Adjustments
  • Real Estate & Land Use Law
  • Real Property Litigation – Purchase and Sales Disputes
  • Easement and Boundary Disputes and Litigation
  • Title Claims, Partition and Quiet Title Actions
  • Commercial and Residential Landlord – Tenant Disputes & Evictions
  • Easements and Licenses
  • Parcel Legality

Experienced Team of Skilled Attorneys in Santa Cruz

Our team has developed a high level of expertise in their chosen practice areas.

Charlene B. Atack is an experienced attorney, known for her real estate and land use practice. She has been practicing law for 25 years, and assists clients in everything from real estate transactions to boundary disputes.  She also maintains an AV® Preeminent™ rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, the definitive guide to the most distinguished law firms and attorneys in America.

Steven D. Penrose is Certified as a Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Mr. Penrose has a particular wealth of experience in guiding families and entities through business succession planning when one or more family members wish to sell or retire from the family business.

Edward L. Chun is an experienced litigator, specializing in real property law and estate and trust matters.  Mr. Chun has represented real estate owners, developers, landlords, property managers, sellers, purchasers and lenders in a variety of litigation matters.

Jordan A. Ciliberto is an honors graduate of Santa Clara law school assisting clients in estate planning, trust and real property law.

Contact Atack & Penrose LLP for Dedicated Estate Planning Assistance

We work closely with clients to understand their goals and expectations, consulting on strategy and making every effort to ensure a collaborative approach at each step in the process. To learn more about how we can assist you with your legal matter, contact Atack & Penrose LLP today. We serve clients in Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Jose, and throughout northern California.