John Paul Hanna

John Paul Hanna: Attorney with Hanna & Van Atta
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  • 525 University Avenue, Suite 600, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1921
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Author: "Subdivisions: Conditions Imposed by Local Government," Santa Clara Lawyer, Spring 1966, p. 172; "Compulsory Dedication of Subdivision Land May Be Illegal," California Builder, August 1964; "Youth and the Law," first published by Palo Alto Unified School District, July 1962; "Teenagers and the Law," Ginn and Company, 1967; Comment, "Protecting Builders' Rights," The Voice of the Home Building Industry, December 1964; "The Complete Layman's Guide to the Law," Prentice Hall, Spring 1974: "California Condominium Handbook," Bancroft-Whitney Company, Summer 1975; "Current Condominium Practice Problems," Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 3, p. 5136, Symposium, 1976; "California Condominium Handbook II, Law and Practice, Residential and Commercial Common Interest Development," Bancroft-Whitney, 1986; "Homeowners Associations: A How-To Guide For Leadership and Effective Participation," Hanna Press, 1999; "Fannie Mae Updates Her Guide for Condominiums and other Common Interest Developments," CEB Real Property Law Reporter, Vol. 16, No. 6, August 1993; California Common Interest Developments Law and Practice," West Group, 2007. Member, Board of Visitors, Stanford Law School, 1983-1986. Lecturer on Common Interest Subdivisions, CEB Continuing Legal Education, California State Bar, 1990. "Hanna and Van Atta on California Common Interest Developments" West Group, 2011.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Real Estate (Property) Law
  • Land Use and Development Law
  • Community Association Law
  • Common Interest Community Law
  • Continuing Care Communities
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Expert Witness Testimony

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
650-321-5700  Phone
650-321-5639  Fax
University Attended:
Stanford University, B.A., 1954
Law School Attended:
Stanford University, J.D., 1959
Year of First admission:
1960, California and U.S. Tax Court
Palo Alto and American (Member, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section) Bar Associations; The State Bar of California (Member, Common Interest Subdivision Committee of the Real Property Law Section, 1980-1981); Home Builders Association of Northern California (Member, Department of Real Estate Committee, 1982—; Former Member, Board of Directors, South Bay Division); Department of Real Estate Homeowners Association Task Force; American College of Real Estate Lawyers; College of Community Associations Lawyers.
Captain, U.S. Army airborne retired
Birth Information:
New York, N.Y., July 12, 1932
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