About Us

Founded in 1929, Miller, Morton, Caillat & Nevis, LLP is the longest tenured general partnership in Santa Clara County. The firm has grown over the last nine decades to service many of the largest property owners, developers, and contractors in the State of California.

Today, our attorneys provide practical, experience-driven representation for individual, businesses and public agencies, with a strategic focus in the areas of construction, real estate, business, employment and estate planning. Continually balancing our clients’ business objectives with their legal needs, we combine competitive billing rates with top-notch legal representation.

With long-established business relationships, we are able to give our clients focused attention, coupled with hands-on representation and counsel. We possess the depth and breadth of experience to represent our institutional clients in negotiating large real estate and construction transactions, and litigating multi-million dollar disputes. We also remain committed to providing high quality legal services for small and mid-sized businesses and individuals in California. As an extension of our offerings, we provide comprehensive employment trust and estate services. Miller Morton’s clients additionally benefit from our attorney’s active participation in industry and community groups, furthering our leadership position within the community.

Our Practices

Full-service litigation and transactional representation for the California construction industry.
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Versed in both commercial and residential real estate matters, from contract negotiations to litigation of disputes.
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From routine corporate formations to complex transactions and litigation matters for businesses of all sizes, we sync your legal goals with those of your business.
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Estate planning, trust administration and estate litigation services uniquely tailored to fit your personal circumstances.
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Construction Partners Peter Dessau and Eric McAllister Published in Western Real Estate Business
March 2015

Peter and Eric contributed their expertise on the due diligence process potential apartment buyers should undertake before making a purchase. Read More

Partners Peter Dessau and Eric McAllister Write for Multifamily Executive on Due Diligence in Apartment Acquisitions
January 2015

Peter and Eric’s article on the due diligence process potential apartment buyers should undertake before making a purchase was published in the January 2015 Read More