Hon. Howard L. Halm


Judge, Los Angeles County Superior Court (Ret.)


Mediator  •  Arbitrator  •  Referee

  • Real property matter involving an assignment agreement.

  • Homeowners’ association dispute regarding noise complaints.

  • Eminent domain involving local transit property acquisitions.

  • HOA dispute involving non-conforming improvements to owners’ units.

  • Inverse condemnation claim against city for damage to commercial property involving broken water main.

  • Inverse condemnation claim against county for damage to home caused by earth movement.

  • Inverse condemnation claim for increased construction costs of floating basement in large retail store.

  • Inverse condemnation claims for loss of property values due to State draining local lake.

  • Smoke damage to collection of designer haute couture gowns.

  • Title insurance company sought recovery of amounts paid to policy holder for overlooked support judgment lien.

Case Summaries

Real Property