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Armand M. Estrada


Armand Estrada has provided personal, straightforward legal representation and guidance to clients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area in a variety of business, real property and intellectual property matters for over 32 years in private practice, as corporate in-house counsel, and as a technology company and real property owner and investor. His mission is to provide accessible and personal representation to serve the needs and concerns of every client, whether an individual, small business owner or large corporation. Mr. Estrada takes care to build a lasting personal and professional relationship with each client.

Mr. Estrada’s business experience provides the ability to offer clients legal solutions that work in the real business world of deal-making. He has led development, negotiation, and execution of major service, manufacturing, software and product sale agreements, joint marketing agreements, OEM and resale agreements with Fortune 500 companies. He has a particular interest in negotiating and drafting “Software as a Service” and “Platform as a Service” agreements, as well as business exit strategies and intellectual property protection and licensing agreements, including trademarks, service marks, copyright and proprietary trade secrets.

Mr. Estrada has also spent a considerable part of his career providing legal services to real estate developers, brokers and owners, having been involved in a number of commercial, industrial and residential development projects and litigation throughout the I-580/680 corridor over the last three decades, and continues to represent such clients in real property matters. Mr. Estrada focuses his litigation practice to representing clients in real property disputes, including co-owner, title, land use, breach of contract and boundary disputes, among others.

Mr. Estrada also provides traditional mediation services utilizing a wealth of training and experience and is on the mediation panels for several bay area Superior Courts.



  • University of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business  (2012) - Executive Certificate, Strategies for Conflict Management
  • Golden Gate University, School of Law (J.D. 1982)
  • California State University, Hayward (B.S. Bus. Adm. 1978)

Professional Membership

  • State Bar of California Bar Association
  • Contra Costa County Bar Association (ADR Section)