David L. Nevis

David L. Nevis (San Jose, California)

David L. Nevis

Attorney in San Jose, CA

Dave has been a partner at Miller, Morton, Caillat & Nevis, LLP for more than thirty years. During his tenure, Dave has firmly established himself as one of the preeminent attorneys in San Jose, the San Francisco Bay Area, and throughout Northern California. Driven by a competitive spirit, Dave began as a civil litigation attorney with an emphasis on complex construction, business and real estate disputes. Over time, Dave’s practice gradually evolved to the role of counselor. Today, he provides business, investment and estate planning advice and representation for his clients. Dave is highly-respected throughout the legal community as a brilliant legal mind with unique insight and creativity to analyze and resolve complex legal issues.

Dave has also tremendously influenced how Miller, Morton, Caillat & Nevis, LLP attorneys practice law, having served as the firm’s managing partner for more than twenty-five years. Under his guidance, the firm grew within Santa Clara County and came to represent the largest developers and general contractors in the area. During the same time period, Dave emphasized the firm’s ability to provide comprehensive and full-scale legal services to its clients. As a result of Dave’s influence, Miller, Morton, Caillat & Nevis, LLP has now represented many of its clients for more than a quarter of a century in a wide range of legal matters.

In recent years, Dave has successfully negotiated commercial leases and development agreements for multi-million dollar properties, helped clients purchase and sell commercial and development projects, and guided a multi-million dollar company through restructuring its debts and liabilities via the sale of a portion of its assets. Dave also continues to provide estate planning services and tax advice to both new and long-time clients of the firm.

Dave is rated AV® Preeminent™ on Martindale-Hubbell and is a 2006 member of Super Lawyers. He continues to set the bar for the quality of legal service that we expect all of our attorneys provide to our clients.

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Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Real Estate
  • Secured Finance

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4.8 out of 5.0
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  • Last reviewed on 10/10/10
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4.8 out of 5.0
Very Very good lawyer. I would recommend to anyone. Knows his business.

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Admission Details
Admitted in 1966, California
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Law School Attended
Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California at Berkeley
Class of 1965
University Attended
San Jose State University
Class of 1962
Capt., U.S. Army, Armor, 1965-1967

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Miller, Morton, Caillat & Nevis, LLP
50 W San Fernando St, Suite 1300,
San Jose, CA 95113
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David L. Nevis
Miller, Morton, Caillat & Nevis, LLP
50 W San Fernando St, Suite 1300,
San Jose, CA 95113

Miller, Morton, Caillat & Nevis, LLP (San Jose, California)
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