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William A. Van Roo

Affiliated Attorney

408-287-9501 | 408-287-2583

Affiliates are not employees of Hoge Fenton

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Practice Overview

With over 35 years of legal experience, Bill has handled thousands of real estate matters, including acquisitions, dispositions, financing, and leasing transactions. He has represented parties in varied projects, including the assembly of joint venture equity, financing, and construction of apartments, condominiums, low-income housing, and medical and senior housing facilities.

Bill routinely handles secured lending, lender opinion letters, business disputes and commercial collections, regularly representing individuals, developer-builders, contractors, suppliers, commercial and industrial landlords, and ranchers throughout California. He has worked with both contractors and developers in negotiating complex construction contracts and architectural agreements. Over the years he has also been involved in complex loan workouts, bankruptcy and workout situations, representing pre-petition debtors, creditors, and creditor committees in past down economies.

He is a California licensed real estate broker, available to assist in transactions on a commission basis, where appropriate. He is a Martindale Hubble AV peer review rated attorney, with offices in San Jose and Grass Valley, dedicated to prompt personal attention, and teamwork in the conceptual design, contractual documentation, and successful completion of a client’s business goals.

Although he maintains his solo law practice his firm William A. Van Roo, PC is affiliated with Hoge Fenton for the benefit of their respective clients.

Practice Areas:

  • Real Estate Law
  • Construction law/Litigation
  • Business Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Debtor and Creditor


  • J.D., Santa Clara University
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin


  • California
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
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