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.
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.
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.
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 & Descalso, 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.