Jack L. Collison

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jackSince 1980, Jack has been the principal of his legal practice in Solvang, with an emphasis in real estate, business, estate planning needs for clients involved in real estate transactions in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties. His expertise includes real estate development, land use and planning, water company and homeowner association formation, business entity formation and real estate and business transactional matters. Jack's real estate expertise has brought successful results for clients in numerous appearances and appeals before the Santa Barbara County Council, Planning and Building Departments regarding development applications, parcel map approvals, and lot line adjustments.

From 1963 to 1980, Jack was the senior partner in the Santa Barbara firm of Westwick & Collison

In his professional capacity, Jack has served as legal counsel for numerous central coast boards of realtors for over twenty years, has served since 1973 on the Legal Affairs Steering Committee for the California Association of Realtors, served as Moderator for the Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB) Programs on Real Estate Broker Practice in 1991 and 1995, was a contributing writer to the CEB Action Guide on Handling Real Property Sales Transactions in 1993 and has been a speaker at numerous seminars on current real estate topics to real estate boards and associations spanning time periods over the last thirty years.

Education: Hastings College of Law, Juris Doctorate, 1962, San Francisco State College, Masters of Science, 1959, University of Iowa, Bachelor of Science, 1958

Jack is an avid tennis player and horseman and enjoys trail rides and other equestrian events in his leisure time.

Legal Assistant

Carole M. Boote

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carolCarole Boote has over thirty years of experience in litigation, Probate, real estate and corporate legal matters. Starting out in Santa Barbara, Carole worked in the litigation department of Cavaletto, Webster, Mullen & McCaughy.

Carole has attended numerous legal courses at UCSB in legal research, Probate, Real Estate & Corporate law.

Mrs. Boote is happily married and resides in the Santa Ynez Valley. She enjoys antiquing, fly fishing and is an active member of the Santa Barbara Fly Fishers.