Real Estate Attorney Seth Weissman Joins JMBM

LOS ANGELES – May 17, 2006 – Jeffer, Mangels, Butler & Marmaro LLP (JMBM), one of California’s foremost full-service law firms, today announced that Seth Weissman has joined the Firm as Of Counsel in its Real Estate Group.

"I chose JMBM for its highly acclaimed real estate group," said Weissman. "The Firm’s resources and its remarkable attorneys provide a great opportunity for me to expand my practice in new and exciting ways."

Weissman holds a Bachelors of Arts from the University of California, Los Angeles, and received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Southern California Law School. He joins JMBM from Carey & Kutay Development Group, LLC, where he was vice president of business and legal affairs.

About JMBM’s Real Estate Group

JMBM’s Real Estate Group is seasoned in all facets of real estate acquisition, disposition, leasing, financing, development, construction, joint venture structuring, land use and related areas. The Firm’s veteran real estate attorneys have the experience necessary to identify potential problem areas and to help our clients structure and negotiate the best business deals, then quickly document and close the transactions. We handle transactions ranging from the ordinary to the most complex and we staff each deal to maximize the efficiency and benefit to each client, given the circumstances of each particular deal.