Craig B. Forry, Esq.
Attorney At Law

15501 San Fernando Mission Blvd., Suite 309
Mission Hills, CA 91345
Telephone (818) 361-1321
Facsimile: (818) 362-6522

Law Firm: Forry Law Group
Email: craig@forrylaw.com, forrylaw@aol.com

Brokerage: Cares Realty, Inc.
Email: Craig@cares1.com, forryrealestate@aol.com
Telephone: (818) 361-1943

Investment Company: Esquire Investment Group, Inc.

Director and Vice-President:  Northridge Country Community Association
Forryhoa@aol.com;  www.prehoa.com

Member: Mission Hills Neighborhood Council 2012-2014
Former Zoning and Land Use Chairperson

Areas of Expertise:

Real estate issues, including broker and agent liability, consultant, loans, damages, documents, law, standards of care, transactions, claims, residential and commercial, short sale and foreclosure issues. Escrow, HOA, landlord- tenant, leases, mortgages and hard money loans, loan refinances, loan modifications, purchases, construction defects, and boundary disputes. Business broker issues, including liability, disputes, fraud, transactions and buy- sell agreements.

Education

Washington & Lee University (Lexington, VA) B.A. cum laude 1978

Pepperdine University School of Law (Malibu CA) J.D., 1983
Member of Pepperdine Law Review
Author: Nixon v. Fitzgerald: Recognition of Absolute Immunity From Personal Damage Liability for Presidential Acts, Pepperdine Law Review (1983), Number 3, page 661.

Licenses

California Broker/REALTOR® (BRE #01446739) 2004
Authorizes the representation of parties in real estate transactions, supervision of agents, and the receipt of compensation for representation of buyers and sellers.

California State Bar License (SBN 113432) 1984
Authorizes the practice of law in all of the Superior Courts of the State of California.

United States District Court (Central District of California) 1985
Authorizes the practice of law in the United States District Court for the Central District of California, including the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California. 

Legal Member:

Los Angeles County Bar Association
Provides daily decisions by the California Court of Appeal and California Supreme Court, and continuing legal education. 
San Fernando Valley Bar Association
Provides legal education seminars and monthly editions of the Valley Lawyer Magazine. 
Santa Clarita Valley Bar Association
Provides legal education seminars.
Association of Business Trial Lawyers
Premier bar organization focused on business litigation
Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles
Empowering Plaintiff Attorneys to Achieve Justice (CAALA Website)

Real Estate Member: South Bay Association of Realtors 2005-2009

Southland Regional Association of Realtors
Provides access to CRISNet MLS (Multiple Listing Service) matrix, risk management questions and answers and legal education, mediation and arbitration services to agents and brokers, and buyers and sellers. 

California Association of Realtors

Provides access to a wide variety of benefits, business tools, real estate market data, educational opportunities and discount programs designed to help agents and brokers succeed in the present market.
(NAR Website)

Apartment Owners Association of California
Provides tenant screening, rental forms, legal questions and answers, and monthly Apartment News and Buyers Guide.

California Escrow Association

Dedicated to maintaining the highest standards in escrow through continuing education and legislative advocacy. 
(CEA Website)

Council of Residential Specialists

Professional network of nearly 33, 000 residential real estate professionals from across the country and around the world, and provides agents with the tools, resources and strategies they need to help them guide buyers and sellers through the residential sale process.
(CRS Website)

Institute of Real Estate Management

An affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS, it is dedicated to providing education, resources, information, and opportunities to real estate management professionals, and bounds members with the strictly Code of Professional Ethics.
(IREM Website)

International Association of Real Estate Consultants

“Mission to make the real estate process more transparent to 
consumers and unbundling real estate services in an a la carte 
fashion.” (IAREC Website)

Certifications

GRI- Graduate Realtor Institute (2012)

 “Earning the Graduate, REALTORÒInstitute (GRI) designation is a way to stand out to prospective home buyers and sellers as a REALTORÒ who has gained in-depth knowledge on technical subjects as well as the fundamentals of real estate.” (GRI Website)

CFAC – Certified Foreclosure Alternatives Consultant

“Training in the alternatives to foreclosure with an emphasis on 
the short sale process.” (CFAC Website)
GHS – Generational Housing Specialist
“Gives insights into how the personalities, attitudes and 
preferences of home buyers, and the consuming public in 
general, come to be defined by their generational identification, 
and encompasses the past 100 years of real estate to fully 
understand the generational shifts that have occurred on a 
recurring basis and that offer an explanation of the effects of peer 
personalities on the current five different generations that make 
up the real estate market today.” (GHS Website)
Twelve hours of DRE approved Consumer Protection continuing education.
EMO – Ethics and Member Orientation
DRE approved Ethics continuing education.
C-CREC – Consumer-Certified Real Estate Consultant
“First international education program of its kind to train agents how to unbundle their services and skills by employing a fee-forservices consulting partnership with the consumer.” 
(IAREC Website)
Courses/Seminars
Pepperdine Univ. School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution
“Sophisticated six-day program, Mediating the Litigated Case, is for
experienced litigators, in-house counsel, and other practitioners, that
offers a unique opportunity to learn about the mediation process in a
format geared specifically toward civil litigation cases.”
(Pepperdine Website)
Other Memberships: Forensic Expert Witness Association

“Dedicated to the professional development, ethics, and
promotion of forensic consultants in all fields of discipline”, and
provides a Code of Ethics to “establish and maintain confidence
in the honesty, integrity, professionalism, and the ability of
members” of the Association. (FEWA Website)

Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce

“Professional business organization dedicated to improving not only the 
business climate, but also the quality of life throughout the Santa 
Clarita Valley.” (SCV Chamber Website)

Regular Reviewer of:

Realtor, National Association of Realtors

California Real Estate, National Association of Realtors

Weekly Report Emails, National Association of Realtors

SRAR News, Southland Regional Association of Realtors, Inc.

The Residential Specialist, Council of Residential Specialists

CRSCommunity Emails, Council of Residential Specialists

Apartment Owners Association News, Association of Apartment Owners

Apartment Industry News, Association of Apartment Owners

Apartment Management Magazines, Apartment News Publications, Inc.

CEA News, California Escrow Association

Journal of Property Management, Institute of Real Estate Management

California Real Property Journal, State Bar of California Real Property Section

Daily EBriefs, Los Angeles County Bar Association

Real Property Section eNewsletter, Los Angeles County Bar Association

Real Property Law Section E-Bulletin, Los Angeles County Bar Association

Los Angeles Lawyer, Los Angeles County Bar Association

Valley Lawyer, San Fernando Valley Bar Association

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Forry Law Group: Real Estate and Civil Attorneys

15501 San Fernando Mission Blvd., Suite 309
Mission Hills, CA 91345
Office: (818) 361-1321
Fax: (818) 365-6522

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