Beyers Costin Simon is a real estate and business focused law firm. 
We draw on our deep expertise to devise creative solutions and deliver expert counsel to our clients. 


JAMES L. BEYERS – Shareholder

Jim Beyers has been a partner at the firm since 1975. He possesses a deep expertise in real estate law and has represented many commercial and residential real estate developers in Northern California. 
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– Counsel

Chris Costin, co-founder of the firm, has practiced law in Sonoma County for over 38 years. His practice covers a broad range of real estate and business matters, including civil litigation, land use, and reorganization. 
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PETER L. SIMON – Shareholder

Peter Simon is an accomplished litigator and trial lawyer who handles all types of general and business litigation, with an emphasis on real estate and complex business disputes. He has successfully tried numerous cases in both federal and state courts and has substantial appellate experience with extraordinary writs and state court appeals. 
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BOB HAROCHE – Shareholder

Bob Haroche works extensively in real estate, land use, and general commercial litigation. His practice encompasses all aspects of real estate law, including acquisition and development, zoning restrictions and entitlement processing, CEQA, environmental compliance, boundary and easement disputes, and issues involving brokers, lenders, and contractors. 
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– Shareholder

Michael Garcia has broad experience in all aspects of business and real estate transactions including business entity formation, corporate financing, private offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and real property financing, construction, development, and leasing.   
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– Counsel

Tom Davenport’s practice emphasizes business organization and finance, real estate acquisitions, leasing, sales, and development, with an emphasis on the wine business.    
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Steve Bleasdell works extensively in real estate and commercial litigation, with an emphasis on construction defect litigation, easement and boundary disputes, and real estate transaction disputes. One of his more esoteric areas of expertise involves the installation of manufactured housing on a foundation system and lien priority issues that arise when installation is done improperly.     
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Suzanne Babb is a litigation partner with the firm. During the recent financial crisis, she fearlessly staked out a practice challenging major U.S. banks on claims of predatory lending, fraud, and overreaching. She has continued to work on consumer protection cases, including bad faith insurance cases.       
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ALEXIS KENT– Associate

Alexis Kent is an associate with the firm, primarily practicing with the litigation group. Her practice has focused on complex insurance coverage, including environmental, toxic tort, and products liability litigation,      
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