Pete K. Solecki

Pete Solecki, is an accomplished and highly sought-after legal expert in the areas of real estate, real estate disputes, risk management, litigation management, corporate legal and business operations, and compliance issues, to name a few. Pete also serves as General Counsel and Risk Manager for the San Diego Association of Realtors (SDAR,

He is the former General Counsel of what was known in recent decades as Prudential California Realty, an affiliate of Berkshire Hathaway. In that capacity he headed a corporate legal department of six lawyers and paralegals. Pete was responsible for oversight of an extensive litigation portfolio and for risk management at almost 100 real estate offices throughout Southern California. His superior command of the real estate industry benefits clients not only involved in real estate transactions or litigation, but also provides value through real estate legal training, corporate compliance programs, public speaking and presentations.

Pete’s extensive legal background also includes eight years during the 1990s in the Litigation Department of the San Diego real estate law firm, Hecht, Solberg, He served 20 years in the United States Marine Corps, from which he retired as a Lieutenant Colonel Judge Advocate. Pete holds a Juris Doctor degree from Georgetown University School of Law and is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy. He is a former instructor at the Naval Justice School in Newport, Rhode Island.

Pete is recognized by LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell® as an AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated Lawyer. He has also been recognized by San Diego Magazine as one of its “Top Lawyers” in Real Estate and been voted among “San Diego’s Best – Real Estate Lawyer” in the San Diego Union Tribune’s Reader’s Poll multiple years in a row.

Real Property Transactions:

  • Purchase, Sale, and Leasing of Real Property
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Broker Best Practices
  • Risk Management and Litigation Avoidance
  • Escrow Matters

Real Property & Commercial Litigation:

  • Real Property Contract and Escrow Disputes
  • Easements, Boundary and Title Disputes
  • Construction Disputes
  • Mediation and Arbitration
  • Civil and Commercial Litigation

Residential Purchase & Sale Mediations

  • Mediation of C.A.R. Contract Disputes

Bar Admissions:

  • State Bar of California
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of California
  • United States Court of Military Appeals
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