Kent N. Calfee

Of Counsel

916-446-2300 x3031
Practice Area(s): Corporate and Business, Real Estate

  • Overview
  • Representative Matters
  • Awards
  • Leadership
  • Speaking Engagements

Kent Calfee has extensive experience in representing clients in real estate matters including purchase and sale, leasing, financing, real property tax, and land use matters.

Kent has handled complex transactions involving §1031 exchanges, loan restructuring, family business planning and reorganization, and large agricultural operations. Kent has a strong background in areas of agricultural law, and has represented landlords and tenants, including orchard development transactions, growers, processers, and marketers.

Kent also has experience in counseling business clients, including successful family businesses, in the formation of business entities, purchase and sale agreements, reorganization and dissolutions of business entities, and general operational business counselling.

Kent is an AV® Peer Review Rated attorney, the highest rating given by Martindale-Hubbell for legal ability and ethical standards.

Real Estate

  • Purchase and Sale
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • §1031 Exchanges
  • Land Use
  • Subdivision Map Act Issues
  • Real Estate Financing
  • Representing Borrowers
  • Work-Outs
  • Real Estate Finance Litigation
  • Real Property Tax Issues
  • Adjacent Owner Disputes


  • Landlord/Tenant – Including Development Leases
  • Purchase and Sale
  • Operational Issues w/
  • Growers
    • Processors
    • Marketers


  • Business Counseling
  • Business Entity Formation
  • Purchase and Sale of Business
  • Business Financing 
  • AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Yolo County Habitat for Humanity, Pro Bono Project
  • Speaker, “Avoiding Litigation: Some Basics for Ag Business Owners,” El Dorado County Farm Bureau, Placerville, CA (April 2016)
  • Speaker, “Avoiding Litigation: Some Basics for Ag Business Owners,” Yolo County Farm Bureau, Woodland, CA (June 2015)
  • Yolo County Bar Association
  • Sacramento County Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Davis Chamber of Commerce, Member (2016)
  • Rotary Club of Woodland, Past Member
  • Woodland Chamber of Commerce, Member (1979-2013)
Bar Admissions
  • State Bar of California

Hastings College of the Law
J.D., 1975

University of California, Davis
B.A., Political Science, 1970
UC Davis Athletic Hall of Fame

Contact Us

Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP
J. Scott Alexander, Managing Partner

555 Capitol Mall, Suite 850
Sacramento, CA 95814



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