LJLAW, APLC - Steven M. Romanoff law office

A Trusted Real Estate Law Firm in the San Diego, CA area.

LJLAW, APLC is staffed by Steven M. Romanoff, an attorney/broker who understands the dynamics of the local real estate market. I will communicate throughout the process so you can make an informed decisions. I do all the work personally, answer the phones, read and write the emails, draft your documents. No secretaries, junior associates, or paralegals working for you, just me!



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Steven M. Romanoff

As a leading provider of real estate legal services we take pride in offering the best advice and representation. We are dedicated to serving the needs of our clients each and every day.

Steven M. Romanoff is a licensed attorney and real estate broker in California. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Business Economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara. In 1987, he received his law degree from the University of San Diego Law School and graduated in the top 2% of his class. Mr. Romanoff started his legal career at Gray, Cary, Ames & Frye (now DLA Piper) in their Real Estate department in 1987. In 1992, he has established a sole practice in La Jolla, California specializing in business and real estate transactions. From 1992 to 2003, he represented numerous developers, investors, lenders and business owners with business and real estate transactions totaling over $150,000,000. From 2003 through mid-2009, Mr. Romanoff was General Counsel to a private commercial lender, handling all legal aspects of the loan business, and assisted in placing over $1,000,000,000 in real estate loans, and handled loan workouts and management of distressed REO. In July, 2009, Mr. Romanoff reentered private practice and represents clients in all manner of real estate transactions. He specializes in private money lending transactions for both borrowers and private lenders. He also represents buyers and sellers of real estate in their real estate transactions.

Why Choose LJLAW, APLC

At LJLAW, APLC, we are backed by thirty-five years of experience in the real estate industry, and we work hard to meet all of your needs. Mr. Romanoff works hard to build lasting relationships with each and every client.  He represents both private lenders in financing transactions, and buyers and sellers of real estate.

Practice Areas


  • Business Disputes
  • Corporate, Business
  • Planning, & Formations
  • General Business Transactions
  • Consumer Finance • Financing
  • Corporation and LLC Formation


  • Private Lender (Hard Money) Loan
  • Documentation
  • Residential Purchase and Sale
  • Commercial Purchase and Sale
  • Foreclosures (Judicial and Non-Judicial Trustee Sales)
  • Loss Mitigation and Loan Workout
  • Mortgage Banking
  • General Real Estate
  • Real Estate Escrow and Title Resolution
  • Real Estate Development
  • Real Estate Transactions

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