Providing quality ADA Defense, Business & Real Estate Services throughout the United States for over 40 years.

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L. Scott Karlin, Partner

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With 40 years of Real Estate and Business litigation experience, Scott has been primarily focused on ADA defense for over 10 years following the defense of an ADA claim related to a commercial property Scott and his family owed. Scott’s guiding principle is to think like a property owner and business owner, having personal experience in both commercial property ownership as well as past ownership interests in a number of businesses. Scott also brings his 40 years of real estate and business litigation and transactional experience as an asset in the firm’s handling of over 1,400 ADA cases.


  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. – 1979
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: St. Thomas More Honor Society
    • Law Journal: International Law Journal, Editor
  • University of California, Irvine, California
    • Ph.D. Candidate, 1971-1975
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Philosophy
  • University of California, Irvine, California
    • M.A. – 1974
    • Honors: With Honors
  • University of California, Los Angeles, California
    • B.A. – 1970
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: With Honors

Representative Clients

  • Century-21 Franchises
  • National Business Brokers
  • Escrow Forum
  • Green Burrito Restaurant Franchises
  • Kidsroom Furniture Stores
  • Various Automobile Dealerships (identities confidential)

Published Works

  • Logic for Law Students Loyola Law School, "in house" Publication, 1978
  • Published Appellate Decision: Stratton v. Tejani, 139 Cal.App.3d 204

Practice Areas

  • ADA - ADA Websites - Real Estate - Business Law and Litigation & Commercial Law
  • ADA defense (= Americans with Disabilities Act)
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Real Estate Law
  • Serious Accidents & Serious Injury
  • ADA defense (ADA = Americans with Disabilities Act)
  • ADA Federal and State defense
  • Real Estate - Business - ADA - Accidents

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1979
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1979

Representative Cases

  • Stratton v. Tejani, 187 Cal.Rptr. 231, 1982, Cal.App. 4 Dist., 1982150700