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.

  • Real estate dispute in which the buyer made claims against the sellers, broker, and contractors.

  • Dispute between a buyer and seller for state sales taxes owed by the seller, but chargeable to the buyer.

Case Summaries

Real Property