Sharma Law has been representing Bay Area clients in real estate matters since 2017. Led by Kavita Sharma, who has litigated real estate cases since 2006, we have developed a reputation for taking a dedicated hands on approach to each client’s case. Our experience has positioned us as the leading choice in Bay Area real estate litigation.

The Edge in Experience

Kavita has successfully litigated over 1600 real estate cases in the Bay Area, representing a wide variety of clients including landlords, HOAs, and property managers. Her experience sets her apart in a legal landscape known for its complexities. This experience also translates into familiarity with Bay Area judges, giving her the upperhand in reaching favorable verdicts and settlements.


Through her years of dedication to Bay Area real estate matters, Kavita has earned a reputation for reliability amongst her peers. Her expertise is highly sought after by others in the field, allowing her to frequently work as a consultant in real estate litigation.


Kavita has a knack for building trust with her clients, which stems from her honesty and transparency. Her hands-on approach means that every client she takes on receives her full attention. Kavita prides herself in finding cost effective solutions, making her work extremely attractive to homeowners, property owners and landlords wishing to avoid extensive litigation.

Meet Kavita

After graduating from the University of California Hastings College of the Law, Kavita was admitted to the California Bar in 2005. She soon began practicing law with established firms in San Francisco, learning the ins and outs of Bay Area real estate law. In 2017, Kavita stepped out on her own, founding Sharma Law Group. She has since represented landlords, homeowners, property managers and others to settle a wide range of legal real estate issues including landlord/tenant disputes, HOA disputes, commercial leasing, buyer/seller disputes and many others. Her understanding and familiarity with the notoriously complex real estate laws of the Bay Area, combined with her hands-on commitment to settling cases early, makes her a perfect choice to represent you in any matter involving real estate in the Bay Area. In 2019, she was nominated by her other real estate attorneys to become Chair of the Real Property Section of the San Francisco Bar Association.

Bar Admissions

California, 2005
Illinois, 2006


University of California, Hastings College of the Law
San Francisco, California
J.D. – 2005

University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin
Major: History and History of Science

Published Works

Update Author, CALIFORNIA LANDLORD-TENANT PRACTICE GUIDE , CEB, 2ed, 2014, 2015 and 2020

Reconsidering Wrongful Eviction after Anti-SLAPP, CAL. REAL PROPERTY JOURNAL , 33(2), 2015

Interpreting the Anti-SLAPP Statute to Protect Landlords and Tenants: Avoiding the Harsh Results of Wallace v. McCubbin, 30(4) Cal. Real Property Journal (2012).

Representative Clients

Property Managers
Residential and Commercial Landlords
Condominium Owners
Homeowner Associations
Tenancy in Common Owners

Recent Speaking Engagements

Annual Seminar on Landlord-Tenant Seminar, 2017– Present, Bar Association of San Francisco

Issues of Habitability, 2021, Bar Association of San Francisco

Landlord-Tenant Law In A Time Of Chaos, 2020, Bar Association of San Francisco

How Statewide Rent Control Will Change the Rules of the Game, 2019, Bar Association of San Francisco

Practical Solutions to Common Landlord/Tenant Problems, 2018, Bar Association of San Francisco

Detangling Co-ownership Disputes, 2018, State Bar of California, Real Property Annual Retreat

What Every Practitioner Needs to Know about Unpermitted Units, 2017, Bar Association of San Francisco

Insurance Coverage Issues in Real Property Cases, 2016, State Bar of California Annual Meeting

Judges’ Roundtable: Ethical Conduct in the Court, 2016, State Bar of California, Real Property Annual Retreat

The Pros and Cons of Using Standard Leases, 2015, State Bar of California, Real Property Annual Retreat

Honors And Awards

2023 Northern California Super Lawyers

2018, 2019 and 2020 Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars.

Morning Star Award, Real Property Law Section of the State Bar of California, 2015

Past Employment Positions

Steven Adair MacDonald & Partners, P.C., Partner, 2009 to 2017 Goldstein, Gellman, Melbostad, Harris & McSparran, Associate, 2007 to 2009

Pro Bono Activities

Volunteer Attorney, Justice & Diversity Center of the Bar Association of San Francisco, 2006 to 2011

Services We Offer


We keep the peace by resolving complex issues in common interest developments.

Landlord Rights

We represent landlords in conflicts with their residential and commercial tenants.


When property lines are blurred, we bring clarity to thorny neighborhood disputes.


When push comes to shove, we are ready to fight for landlord property rights in court.

What Our Clients Have to Say

“Attorney Sharma was a great help to me. I was seriously stressed when one tenant began harassing another in a small complex. This was complex and pressure filled. Ms. Sharma applied a clever and effective negotiation strategy, backed up with the threat of litigation. With her skills and knowledge of the particular local rules, Ms. Sharma achieved a peaceful and reliable solution of a very complex and threatening dispute.”
Jim W.