James S. Arico - Clark & Trevithick | Full Service Boutique Law Firm in Los Angeles, California | Southern California
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James S. Arico



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Jim Arico is a shareholder in Clark & Trevithick’s Real Estate Practice Group.  His practice focuses on representing clients in real estate ventures including, but not limited to, acquisitions, sales, development, leasing, finance and tax free exchanges. Jim is also active in the business and corporate law practices that are inherent to real estate transactions.  Jim’s clients include corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships and individuals involved in the real estate development, real estate finance, real estate management, information technology, healthcare, entertainment, restaurant and leisure industries.

Jim lives in Hermosa Beach with his wife and their three children.  He enjoys surfing, playing beach volleyball and spending quality time with his family during off hours.

Jim has acted as counsel:

  • in the sale of a boutique hotel in downtown Los Angeles
  • in the acquisition, development, and leasing of significant restaurant operations
  • in the sale of a Class A shopping center in the San Gabriel Valley area
  • to a privately held corporation in the entertainment industry in the lease of commercial office space throughout the county
  • to a privately-owned corporation in the aerospace manufacturing business in the sale of its real estate assets as part of the sale of assets to a public company
  • to an international company which owned a Class A office building in downtown Los Angeles in the leasing of commercial space
  • to a privately held company in the formation of limited liability companies to partner with private investors and commercial lenders to develop multi-family residential communities

  • JD, Loyola Law School, Loyola Law Review, 1986
  • BS, University of Southern California, Real Estate Finance, 1981

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association (Real Estate Section)
  • Los Angeles Commercial Realty Association
  • Board of Directors – USC Men’s Volleyball Booster and Alumni Club