REAL ESTATE SALES EXPERIENCE
2009 -Present: Jonathan Schneeweiss, J.D., LL.M.
Broker & President, Schneeweiss Properties
2008 - 2015: (ALL 8 YEARS OF THE AWARD!!): Voted in San Diego Magazine as one of the "Best in Client Satisfaction" for real estate agents in San Diego - Top 7% of all San Diego Agents County Wide.
2013: Nominated for San Diego Association of Realtors "Broker of the Year".
Instructor: San Diego Association of Realtors (2011- Present).
Mediator: San Diego Real Estate Mediation Center (2013 - Present). 2015: VIce-Chair of Mediation Committee for SD Association of Realtors.
Expert Witness/Litigation Consultant: Experience as expert real estate litigation consultant and expert witness in real estate civil litigation matters (2012 - Present).
2007: Ranked in the top 3% of over 116,000 agents for gross sales commissions (while working for Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate) Awarded International President's Circle status. Top 50 for Coldwell Banker San Diego Region.
2006: International Sterling Society, Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate.
2005: Top gross commissions for over 116,000 agents, Awarded International Diamond Society.
2004: Awarded "Rookie of the Year" for Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate San Diego County (over 1,600 agents). Top gross commissions for all new agents in 2004. Ranked in top 4% and awarded International President's Elite Status.
2003: Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate.
LEGAL/LAND USE EXPERIENCE
2003- Present: Licensed California Attorney (also admitted to New York, Washington, D.C. and Court of Military Appeals). Solo practitioner on land use and real estate matters.
2001-2003: Senior Deputy County Counsel (Attorney), for Land Use and the Environment, San Diego County. Handled litigation and compliance matters involving real estate, land use, development and environmental matters as in-house counsel to the San Diego County Department of Planning and Land Use. Close work with the Department of Environmental Health, Public Works and various local and state government agencies on all matters involving land and real estate.
1999-2001: Associate Attorney, Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps, LLP, San Diego, California. Attorney handling real estate litigation and compliance matters involving land use, real estate development, sales, condominium matters and all aspects of environmental real estate practice.
1996-1999: Attorney, United States Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps, (Washington, D.C. and San Diego, California). Complete full tour of duty and six months of military training, leadership and legal training. Trial attorney handling prosecution and defense under the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Extensive administrative environmental law and land use experience handling land use matters involving Base Realignment and Closure. Received Navy Achievement Medal from Four-Star Admiral for Outstanding Performance of Duties as real estate, land use and environmental lawyer for White House interest Navy land matters.
1995-1996: Research Attorney, United States Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. While completing a Masters Degree in Environmental Law worked full-time on land use matters involving Federal Agencies, including, but not limited, to the Department of the Interior and Environmental Protection Agency.
1996: George Washington University, National Law Center (Washington, D.C.) LL.M. in Environmental Law (with an emphasis on land use planning). Published two law review articles (University of Virginia Environmental Law Journal & Villanova Environmental Law Journal).
1994: Syracuse University College of Law (Syracuse, N.Y. ), J.D., National Environmental Law Moot Court Team, Moot Court Board, Dean's List, Editor-In-Chief, Environmental Impact.
1991: Hofstra University (Hempstead, N.Y.), B.A., Liberal Arts. Provost Scholar, Crew Team, Lifeguard.
OTHER RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
2001-2002, Applied for and successfully obtain Coastal Development Permit in Ocean Beach. Designed and served as "owner builder" for two homes in Ocean Beach.
Additional exprience owning and managing a vacation rentals and long-term rentals in San Diego and Palm Springs.
1997-Own and manage income producing properties in Ocean Beach, Pacific Beach, Imperial Beach and El Cajon.
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ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
Licensed California Broker (DRE License Number: 01378508)
Member, State Bar of California (State Bar License Number 200885)
Member, San Diego Association of Realtors(r)
Member, California Association of Realtors
Member, National Association of Realtors
Member, San Diego County Bar Association
Member, Real Estate and Environmental Law Sections of San Diego County Bar Association
Past member, New York State Bar Association (resigned)
Past member, District of Columbia Bar (inactive)
Court of Military Appeals
Lecturer (April, September and November, 2014): Ethics in Mediation, (CA Bar continuing legal education) in conjunction with the San Diego County Bar Association, Real Estate Mediation Center and Thomas Jefferson School of Law.
Lecturer, San Diego County Bar Association (Understanding Building Codes and Permitting)
Lecturer, San Diego Association of Realtors 2011 Expo (How to Operate and Manage a Brokerage)
Lecturer, San Diego Association of Realtors (Understanding Land Use Law)
Lecturer, San Diego County Bar Association, Real Estate Section (Real Estate Transactions)
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Lecturer, Tom Homann LGBT Bar Associaiton (Short Sales and advising your clients)(CLE)
Lecturer, University of California San Diego, Environmental Law
Past Co-Chair of the Environmental Law and Land Use Section of the San Diego County Bar Association
Co-President, the Tom Homann LGBT Law Association (2007-2009)
Board Member, Tom Homann Law Association (2003-Present)(2009 Recipient of the Co-President's Award)
Commissioner, Citizen's Equal Opportunity Commission, City of San Diego: Overseeing diversity in City contracting for construction projects (appointed by Mayor Jerry Sanders).