The Community's Lawyer Honesty, Integrity, Relationships

Over 17 Yearsofof personal legal service

A Santa Maria native helping local families and businesses.

The practice of law a service to the people. My relationships with clients often start at my firm but develop into lifelong friendships that stand the test of time. I strive not only to understand my clients’ legal needs but to relate to each client on an individual level.

Mario Juarez

Santa Maria, CA Business law & Estate planning attorney

As a Santa Maria native, my first commitment is to the well-being of my community. After earning my Bachelor of Arts in Law and Society from UCSB and my Juris Doctorate from the UCLA School of Law, I began my practice back in my hometown. As part of my commitment to the community, I have served with a wide range of foundations, councils, and ministries.

Practice Areas

Business Law

Protect your business and commercial assets through sound contracts and proper entity formation.

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Business Litigation

As a community lawyer, I work to protect your interests in the event of a business dispute.

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Real Estate Law

Real estate contracts and transactions require an awareness of legal protections, restrictions, and regulations.

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Estate Planning

Plan for you and your family's ideal future by drafting a will or trust and appointing powers of attorney.

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Living Wills & Trusts

Your health and your property deserve legal protection. Let me help you understand these important tools.

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Estate & Trust Disputes

Sometimes, estate distribution issues need to be settled by the law. I can help you find a resolution.

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Helping Local Businesses Start and Grow

Every business needs a firm foundation in order to succeed

1.
Visit your place of business.

Sitting in my office doesn’t help me understand your vision—seeing how it works and meeting the staff does.

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Meet the people and see the flow.

Understanding the culture and dynamic of your company helps me help you create the right plan.

3.
Get a sense of what is important.

Your company’s values should be reflected and represented in your plan of action.

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Work with you to find solutions.

Whatever the circumstances are, we will pull together to figure out the best next steps.

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What my clients say

Providing Quality Estate Planning Services

It is important to make sure your family benefits from your hard work.

We owe it to our families to prepare for the future. I know it isn’t easy to face our mortality, but the hard work and care we put into providing for our families should extend as far into the future as we can plan. I will work with you to equip you with the best legal tools to ensure your estate plan fits your values, vision, and priorities.

I make it a point to be available to my clients.

Know that you can reach your attorney.

Invested in Our Community

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Estate Planning Instructor

As an estate planning instructor through the Allan Hancock Community Education program. This program helps keep the door of educational opportunity open for students and adults in the community. I've also served as the President of the Allan Hancock College Foundation guiding it's mission to provide affordable education.

Areas of Service

San Luis Obispo, CA

I have years of experience serving San Luis Obispo, and the surrounding areas including Paso Robles, Arroyo Grande and more.

Santa Barbara, CA

The Santa Barbara real estate market provides me with many opportunities to represent locals with their legal challenges.

Santa Maria, CA

I grew up in Santa Maria and many of my family and long time friends and clients are here. I'm proud to call this city my home.

A Community Attorney for the Central Coast

My investment in my community drives my practice. Creating a business? Have real estate issues? Contract or lease disputes? Planning your estate? I am here to help. My clients’ successes are my successes.

Whether you are forming a business from the ground up or managing an existing organization, I have the experience needed to guide you along your journey. I help protect you as you work toward your goals and carefully navigate any roadblocks that arise along the way.

Additionally, I possess substantial knowledge of real estate law and can be an asset during your sale or purchase. I draft fair contracts, facilitate effective negotiations, and resolve disputes quickly. I can also educate you on how to prepare your property and assets for the future.

When you work with me, you work with a friend, a neighbor, an ally. I strive to relate to you on a personal level. Know that I will listen until I have a sense of what is important to you and how to go about achieving your desired outcome.