Mr. Guy R. Berry

20 Great oaks Blvd
San Jose Ca, 95119

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I have worked as an expert in more than 200 civil litigation cases in the area of "Standard of Care" for residential and commercial real estate agents.
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Expert Witness: * 200+ case experience as consultant to real estate attorneys and malpractice carriers * Qualified in Family, District, Superior, Federal District, and U.S. Bankruptcy Court, as well as numerous arbitrations & mediations. (JAMS and others) * Testified in numerous Mediations, Arbitrations and Trials regarding standard of care of residential and commercial agents and valuation of real property Professional Experience: * Licensed real estate agent and/or broker since 1978 * 12+ years managing 80+ agent real estate offices (Coldwell Banker, Fox and Carskadon. Century Medallion) engaged in the sale of residential, income and new home properties. * Director of the Legal and Compliance Department of national real estate developer * Director of Sales for major new home builder in Bay Area * Developer of the new agent training course currently used by Coldwell Banker Instructor Experience: * 5 years teaching a consumer course to the public titled, Buyer Beware at U.C. Berkeley * 10+ years as an approved DRE instructor in real estate law, contracts & risk management * More than 20,000 real estate agents across the state have attended my courses. * Conducted standard of care workshops for various real estate boards, organizations and companies including Coldwell Banker, Alain Pinel, RE/MAX, Prudential, C-21, Contempo, Realty World, Referral Realty and others. * Developed various training course for agents regarding all aspects of residential and residential income property sales and transactions with emphasis on standard of care. * Guest lecturer at DeAnza, Foothill and West Valley Colleges on real estate matters Forms Development: * Past Member, Forms Development Committee, California Association of Realtors * Co-author "PRDS Purchase Contract" form used by agents on the San Francisco Peninsula * Author - "PRDS Common Interest Subdivision Addendum" form * Author - "PRDS Request for Homeowner Association Documents" * Author - Approximately 50 other real estate transaction and disclosure forms Other Activities: * College Appraisal Training - for residential and residential income property * Past Director, California Association of Realtors * Current Member, Ethics Committee, San Jose Board * Mediation Certification, Fla. Circuit Court Certification (1991) * Mediation Certification, Pepperdine University Law School (2004) Attorney References: * Upon Request
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