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George Ruben Bravo

George Ruben Bravo

Law Office of George R. Bravo
  • Business Law
  • California
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Biography

I form businesses; draft contracts; protect the business’ brand, secret formulas, or creative works (intellectual property protection); and I assist with buying or selling businesses. Every legal solution is tailored to each client’s specific goals.

Practice Area
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Accepting credit cards, Venmo, and Paypal
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
State Bar of California
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Professional Experience
Owner
Law Office of George R. Bravo
- Current
I help entrepreneurs and established business owners start, protect, and grow their businesses. - business formation - contracts - privacy compliance - buying/selling a business - intellectual property protection
Corporate Project Assistant
Stanford University Graduate School of Business
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• Analyzed 1,260 merger and acquisition deals over a 14-year period to determine whether a deal had a fixed or floating exchange ratio for stock acquisitions. • Reviewed various financial and corporate documents to ascertain the deal’s exchange ratio classification by locating the particular deal’s announcement and closing date, average price, exchange ratio, collar, and deal value. • Discussed findings with a partner and worked together to resolve any inconsistent classifications.
Policy Research Fellow
Panetta Institute for Public Policy
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• Wrote policy papers on national, state, and local policy concerns, such as protecting consumers’ private data stored in automobiles and whether the Dodd-Frank Act’s Volcker Rule will prevent another financial crisis. • Researched for the Leon Panetta Lecture Series on clean energy, race relations, and the economy.
Clinical Intern
Entrepreneur's Law Clinic, Santa Clara University School of Law
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• Researched and prepared memo for an appellate brief on CA Civ Code § 473(b) case law. • Researched bifurcation cases and created memo delineating which issues in the case at hand a judge or jury may hear. • Researched and wrote memo on demurrer and promissory fraud case law. • Participated in strategy meetings with principal attorney and an associate.
Summer Legal Intern
Boase Cohen & Collins
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• Researched Hong Kong contract law and professional conduct rules and reviewed contract for a commercial contract dispute that involved possible ethical violations. • Researched Hong Kong landlord-tenant law and wrote memo of my findings. • Drafted and reviewed a tort complaint. • Researched Hong Kong criminal sentencing law and wrote memo on the likelihood of success of reducing the client’s criminal sentence. • Completed a factual investigation of all cases a Hong Kong Municipality was involved in within a 15 year period, analyzing and evaluating the likelihood of success of winning a case. • Performed investigative research for a divorce case.
Constituent Affairs
Office of Councilmember Steve Cohn
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• Managed the Constituent Affairs of District 3 by acting as a liaison between City Departments and the public in addressing and resolving all constituent concerns. • Responded to constituent inquiries on City ordinances, such as Sacramento’s plastic bag ordinance, by researching the issue and summarizing it in a succinct manner. • Represented Councilmember at community events and meetings, including at the Natomas Community Association. • Acted as proxy Board member for VIBE, a youth organization; recommended options to improve its financial status. • Managed and updated the Councilmember’s various websites and Facebook pages, responding to constituents’ comments and providing relevant information about current events in District 3. • Supervised and trained three office interns on how to respond to constituent inquiries.
Senior Policy and Communications Intern
Office of Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom
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• Managed the Lt. Governor’s commendation correspondence by delegating and drafting certificates of honor, proclamations, and welcome letters for various events. • Prepared the daily news briefing for the Lt. Governor by compiling relevant news articles. • Performed constituent casework by finding solutions to issues, responding to letters, addressing concerns, and recording comments. • Assisted senior staff with policy and research projects, such as working on winning the bid for the U.S. patent office to be in California and researching the media climate on the California State University Board of Trustee meetings. • Trained new interns on the administrative functions of the office.
Legislative Intern
Office of Assemblymember Fiona Ma
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• Researched projects to find legislative proposals regarding cell phone radiation, food adulteration, privacy rights, pesticides on public property, and minority-owned business ventures. • Wrote summaries of topical issues for constituent newsletter. • Wrote summaries of the informational hearings and events I attended, such as a breakfast event with Senator Barbara Boxer. • Staffed floor sessions, meetings, and a Housing Committee meeting. • Performed administrative tasks, such as filing, making copies, sorting the mail, answering the phone, data entry, and drafting letters and invitations.
Education
Santa Clara University School of Law
J.D. (2015) | Business Law
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Activities and Societies: Journal of International Law, Law and Business Society, and Student Intellectual Property Law Association
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Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 315069
- Current
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Journal of International Law
Senior Associate
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Law and Business Society
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Certifications
Collaborative Governance
Sacramento State's Center for Collaborative Policy
Websites & Blogs
Website
Law Office Website
Contact & Map
Law Office of George R. Bravo
44 Montgomery St.
San Francisco, CA 94104
Telephone: (415) 823-2548