and Real Estate Counsel
Attorney at Law
Counselor of Real Estate
Jim is a respected and seasoned trial and transactional lawyer. Because of that earned respect, Jim communicates with other lawyers in a manner that often fosters effective deal negotiation and resolution of disputes.
Jim's rare combination of practical business experience, real estate development expertise, multinational counseling acumen and understanding of complex government bureaucracies, gives Jim a unique skill set found in very few legal professionals.
Jim seeks "First To Understand, Then To Be Understood," and when appropriate, builds a diverse professional team to complement his skills to focus on and achieve his client's objectives.
A respected member of the bar for more than 42 years Jim developed a stellar reputation as an exceptional transactional and trial attorney. Read more
A friend once described Jim as “an extraordinary businessman who is also an exceptional lawyer.” Read more
Serving as General Counsel to the California Assembly Ways and Means (Minority) Committee over four decades ago, Jim provided valuable counsel on the fifth largest governmental budget in the world. Read more
Recognized as a reasonable and balancing voice, Jim has served on many trade association Boards of Directors, such as the American Electronics Association (Oregon), the International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) and the Oregon Health and Fitness Alliance. Read more
As a Counselor of Real Estate (CRE), Jim has provided intelligent, unbiased real estate guidance that achieved win/win results. Read more
Jim has developed, managed construction and operated massive real estate projects and facilities. Read more
GOVERNMENT & CIVIC LEADER
COUNSELOR OF REAL ESTATE®
B.S. in Business Management and Finance, Brigham Young University, Marriott School of Management, Provo, Utah (1975)
Juris Doctor, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, Sacramento, California (1979)
Certificated, "Mediating the Litigated Case,"Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University
Continuing Legal Education as a student and instructor in accredited practical, skills and ethics related courses totaling more than 600 hours
Best Lawyers in America (2010 - present)
Martindale Hubbell A-V Rated
Oregon State Bar Association
Washington State Bar Association
California State Bar Association
The Counselors of Real Estate
National Association of Realtors
- ADR in Oregon, Real Estate Disputes, Oregon State Bar (2019)
Every legal engagement, negotiation and mediation/arbitration is unique. But there are some common principles that, if applied, substantially increase the likelihood of success.
When serving as a negotiator, advocate or a mediator, Jim Zupancic utilizes the knowledge, processes and skills taught at the world renown Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution. He also incorporates principles taught by Dr. Stephen R. Covey, his former professor at the BYU Marriott School of Management, and author of the acclaimed Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. Jim Zupancic believes that the STAR approach, and the Seven Habits principles, increase the likelihood of success in his negotiations and dispute resolutions.
JIM ZUPANCIC'S EFFECTIVE APPROACH TO NEGOTIATIONS AND PROBLEM SOLVING
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO CONSULT WITH JIM, PLEASE EMAIL TO JIM@ZUPGROUP.COM OR CALL HIM AT 503-277-9966. ALL CONFLICTS MUST BE CHECKED AND CLEARED BEFORE AN ATTORNEY CLIENT RELATIONSHIP IS ESTABLISHED.
Please do not send any confidential information to Jim Zupancic before a formal engagement is established.