Michael J. Hanna was admitted to practice in California in 1974. Mr. Hanna received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, where he was a member of the moot court honors program. Mr. Hanna has over fifteen years of extensive private practice experience in real estate and financial transactions, including sale, lease, financing and development of commercial and residential projects. Prior to commencing his private practice, Mr. Hanna was a trial attorney for the State of California, with emphasis in eminent domain and property defect cases, and also staff counsel for the California Real Estate Department, with emphasis in administrative law and subdivisions. Mr. Hanna is a member of the Real Estate Section of the California State Bar and the Los Angeles County Bar Association.