University of California Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 2003

University of California at Santa Barbara, B.A., Political Science and Philosophy, cum laude, 2000

Practice Areas

Real Estate
Trusts & Estates

Bar Admissions

Daniel J. Nevis
Partner    |   (408) 292-1765

Biography   |  Affiliations   |  Publications


Partner Daniel Nevis maintains a diverse transactional practice representing developers, land owners, general contractors, small businesses and families in all phases of acquisition, entitlement, development, construction and land use issues, as well as commercial and residential leasing, business entity formation and corporate management.

Daniel also has extensive experience representing individuals, families and trustees through all aspects of estate planning and trust administration, including preparation of trusts and wills, conservatorships, financial planning, fiduciary compliance and probate.

Daniel’s common sense approach to addressing his clients’ estate and business needs stems from more than a decade of experience as a litigator. Daniel still enjoys an active litigation practice, handling all matters for his clients including construction impact and delay claims, construction defects, lease disputes, ADA and Unruh Act compliance and commercial business disputes.

  • Santa Clara County Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • California State Bar Association
  • Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Federal Practice Committee

Representative Experience


Speaking Events

The Importance of ADA Compliance for Commercial Property Owners, Western Real Estate Business, June 2015

Honors and Awards