Anne K. Secker

Anne K. Secker: Attorney with Noland, Hamerly, Etienne & Hoss A Professional Corporation AV stamp icon
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Ms. Secker’s commercial law, construction law, civil litigation and common interest development practices extend to clients in finance, construction, business, real estate, agriculture and numerous other industries.
Ms. Secker represents her clients in state and federal courts, as well as in arbitrations and mediations. Her active involvement with both business transactions and the disputes that can arise from them enables her to give clients practical advice on structuring transactions to avoid problems. Ms. Secker holds the highest rating, "AV", from Martindale-Hubbell.
Recipient, International Trial Lawyer's Association Distinguished Achievement in Trial Advocacy Award; Hartnell College Foundation (President and Chair); Monterey County Historical Resources Review Board; Ag Against Hunger (Board of Directors); California State University, Monterey Bay Planned Giving Committee.

Areas of Practice (242)

  • Commercial Law
  • Business Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Homeowners Association Law
  • Real Estate Arbitration
  • Real Property
  • Creditors Rights
  • Debtor and Creditor Collections
  • Debtor and Creditor Remedies
  • Secured Creditors Rights
  • Commercial Arbitration
  • Commercial Fraud
  • Commercial Liability
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Mediation
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Commercial Transfers
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Negotiable Instruments
  • Sale of Goods
  • Secured Transactions
  • Uniform Commercial Code
  • Warehousing
  • Business Arbitration
  • Business Law
  • Business Dissolutions
  • Business Formation
  • Business Mediation
  • Business Organization
  • Business Planning
  • Business Reorganization
  • Business Transactions
  • Business Transfers
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Buying and Selling of Businesses
  • Closely Held Business Law
  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Joint Ventures
  • Limited Liability Company Law
  • Professional Practices
  • Small Business Law
  • Sole Proprietorships
  • Architectural Law
  • Construction and Design Law
  • Construction and Surety Law
  • Construction Arbitration
  • Construction Claims
  • Construction Contracts
  • Construction Defects
  • Construction Finance
  • Construction Liability
  • Construction Liens
  • Construction Litigation
  • Construction Mediation
  • Construction Workouts
  • Contractor Performance Bonds
  • Contractors Liability
  • Materialmens Liens
  • Mechanics Liens
  • Public Construction Law
  • Public Works
  • Real Estate
  • Adverse Possession
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Common Interest Community Law
  • Community Association Law
  • Condominium Association Law
  • Condominium Law
  • Condominium Timeshares
  • Conservation Easements
  • Conveyancing
  • Cooperative Housing Law
  • Easements
  • Historic Conservation Easements
  • Land Acquisitions
  • Land Sales
  • Land Trusts
  • Manufactured Housing Law
  • Mixed Use Development
  • Mobile Home Law
  • Planned Unit Development Law
  • Property Management
  • Quiet Title
  • Real Estate Acquisitions
  • Real Estate Banking Law
  • Real Estate Bankruptcy
  • Real Estate Brokerage Law
  • Real Estate Brokers and Agents Liability
  • Real Estate Brokers Licensing
  • Real Estate Brokers Malpractice
  • Real Estate Brokers Malpractice Defense
  • Real Estate Collections
  • Real Estate Contracts
  • Real Estate Development
  • Real Estate Exchanges
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Foreclosure
  • Real Estate Fraud
  • Real Estate Investment
  • Real Estate Joint Ventures
  • Real Estate Leasing
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Real Estate Mediation
  • Real Estate Partnerships
  • Real Estate Restructuring
  • Real Estate Sales
  • Real Estate Secured Lending
  • Real Estate Settlements
  • Real Estate Title
  • Real Estate Title Examination
  • Real Estate Title Insurance
  • Real Estate Valuation
  • Real Estate Workouts
  • Real Property Acquisitions
  • Real Property Development
  • Real Property Finance
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Residential Real Estate Acquisitions
  • Residential Real Estate Development
  • Residential Real Estate Finance
  • Residential Real Estate Foreclosure
  • Residential Real Estate Sales
  • Right of Way Easements
  • Debtor and Creditor
  • Creditors Rights in Bankruptcy
  • Debtor and Creditor Rights
  • Debtor and Creditor Workouts
  • Unsecured Creditors Rights
  • Agricultural Law
  • Agricultural Credit
  • Agricultural Creditors Rights
  • Agricultural Finance
  • Agricultural Litigation
  • Crop Damage
  • Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA)
  • Seed Law
  • Winery Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Asset Recovery
  • Bankruptcy
  • Creditor Bankruptcy
  • Bank Collections
  • Banks and Banking
  • Banking Litigation
  • Credit Union Law
  • Interest and Usury
  • Lenders Rights
  • Lender Law
  • Letters of Credit
  • Loans
  • Secured Lending
  • Civil Practice
  • Federal Civil Practice
  • Collections
  • Commercial Collections
  • Garnishments
  • Post Judgment Collections
  • Professional Collections
  • Secured Collections
  • Unsecured Collections
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Commercial Conveyancing
  • Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions
  • Commercial Real Estate Contracts
  • Commercial Real Estate Finance
  • Commercial Real Estate Foreclosure
  • Commercial Real Estate Sales
  • Commercial Real Estate Workouts
  • Contracts
  • Breach of Contract
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Contract Fraud
  • Contract Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Closely Held Corporations
  • Corporate Commercial Law
  • Corporate Contracts
  • Corporate Ethics
  • Corporate Fiduciary Law
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Formation
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Corporate Organization
  • Corporate Partnerships
  • Corporate Real Estate
  • Corporate Workouts
  • Family Corporations
  • Incorporation
  • Nonprofit Corporations
  • Professional Corporations
  • S Corporations
  • Small Business Corporations
  • Eminent Domain
  • Condemnation
  • Inverse Condemnation
  • Property Rights
  • Equipment Finance and Leasing
  • Equipment Finance
  • Equipment Leasing
  • Finance
  • Asset Based Finance
  • Asset Sales
  • Commercial Finance
  • Secured Finance
  • Private Finance
  • Unsecured Finance
  • Leases and Leasing
  • Commercial Landlord and Tenant Law
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Evictions
  • Landlord and Tenant Law
  • Lease Terminations
  • Leasing
  • Office Leasing
  • Retail Leasing
  • Shopping Center Leasing
  • Unlawful Detainer
  • Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility
  • Attorney Discipline
  • Attorney Fee Disputes
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Legal Ethics
  • Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Federal Civil Litigation
  • Federal Litigation
  • Mortgage Law
  • Commercial Mortgages
  • Mortgage Banking Law
  • Mortgage Foreclosure
  • Mortgage Lien Foreclosure
  • Mortgage Refinancing
  • Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
  • Nonprofit Organizations Law
  • Tax Exempt Organizations
  • Property Law
  • Personal Property
  • Personal Property Leasing

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
831-424-1414  Phone
831-424-1975  Fax
Mailing Address:
PO Box 2510, Salinas, CA 93902-2510
University Attended:
Northern Illinois University, B.A., cum laude, 1977
Law School Attended:
University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria; University of Illinois, J.D., 1980
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts of California; Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; 1980, California; U.S. Supreme Court
Monterey County and American (Member, Litigation Section) Bar Associations; State Bar of California; California Women Lawyers; Monterey County Women Lawyers' Association.
Birth Information:
Freeport, Illinois, September 26, 1955
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

4.8/5.0 (5 reviews)
A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 07/30/12 in Business Organization

    Excellent lawyer all around, in the area of small, privately held business and corporate matter we were on opposite sides of

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 08/01/12 in Litigation

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Salinas, California

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