Main Office:
  • 66 Bovet Road
  • Suite 280
  • San Mateo, CA 94402
  • Tel: (650) 573-9500
  • Fax: (650) 573-9689
  • Email: contactus@chauvellaw.com
 

OUR ATTORNEYS

We bring a strong team that’s eager to help solve your current legal problem or assist you in preventing future ones.

Ronald  C.  Chauvel

After practicing for a successful San Francisco financial district law firm for ten years, Ronald started his own practice in 1988. His primary practice areas include business representation, business formations, conversions, acquisitions, sales and mergers, real estate and transportation law, and estate planning. He specializes in representing small to medium sized entities in various industries, including real estate, transportation and logistics, and start-up technology and commercial enterprises. Estate planning services are provided for business owners and their families.

Email: ron@chauvellaw.com

Education

J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco
B.A., Economics, University of California, Berkeley

Bar Admissions

California, 1978
U.S. District Court Northern District, Central District, and Eastern District of California
U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1981

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April  S.  Glatt

April practices civil litigation specializing in employment law, estate planning and probate litigation,transportation law and real estate transactions. She is a strategic thinker and advocate who is focused on providing exceptional customer service while solving and preventing legal problems. April is a former Assistant State's Attorney in Illinois and worked as a Staff Attorney for the 19th Judicial Circuit in Illinois. She also worked for the San Diego District Attorney's Office.

Email: april@chauvellaw.com

Education

J.D., University of San Diego School of Law
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles

Bar Admissions

California, 1996
U.S. District Court Northern District and Central District of California
Illinois, 1997

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Martin  E.  Harband

Martin has 30 years of experience in transactional real estate and estate planning/administration. His legal specialties also include business law and construction law. After serving in the military in Vietnam (CPT U.S. Army), he worked for five years as a public prosecutor in trial and appellate litigation and eight years as a Planning Commissioner for the City of San Mateo.

Email: martin@chauvellaw.com

Education

J.D., Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley
B.S., Accounting, School of Business Administration, University of California, Berkeley

Bar Admissions

Califormia, 1968
U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1970
U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1973

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Kenneth  M.  Weinfield

Kenneth’s practice is primarily in the areas of litigation and intellectual property. He has extensive experience handling both the counseling and dispute resolution aspects of copyright, trademark, trade secret, and unfair competition matters. As a counselor, he tries to understand clients’ underlying interests and needs and offers creative solutions to their problems and questions. As a litigator, he draws upon a background representing individuals, small companies, and multinational corporations in both state and federal court. Prior to working at Chauvel & Glatt, LLP, Kenneth served as a clerk for two years at the U.S. District Court in San Francisco and practiced intellectual property law for 15 years at a leading San Francisco law firm.

Email: ken@chauvellaw.com

Education

J.D., Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley
B.A., Yale University

Bar Admissions

California, 1984
U.S. District Court Northern District, Central District, and Eastern District of California
U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

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Sheila  C.  Zeller

After prosecuting for the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office in Illinois, Sheila Collins Zeller went into private practice where she primarily practiced commercial litigation. Sheila moved to California in late-2012 and started working for Chauvel & Glatt, LLP in 2013. Sheila enjoys solving problems for clients in the most efficient and practical manner possible in a variety of legal scenarios including business transactions, real estate, transportation and litigation.

Email: sheila@chauvellaw.com

Education

B.A., The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
J.D., The John Marshall Law School, Chicago

Bar Admissions

Illinois, 1997
The Northern District of Illinois, 1997
Not admitted to practice in California – only authorized to practice law in Illinois.

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