Marialorena Relos

Marialorena Relos

Senior Associate Attorney
San Jose, California
(408) 993-2101
Since beginning her law practice in 2006, Marialorena has focused on multiple practice areas, including probate, construction defects, real estate and business litigation representing various clients including residential and commercial buyers and sellers, developers, home owners associations, contractors, brokers, agents, administrators of estates during probate, and other individuals and entities with their real estate, probate, and business needs. Recently, Marialorena has focused on landlord tenant issues, foreclosure prevention, and loan modifications.

Areas of Practice

  • Asset Acquisition, Leases, and Transfers
  • ADA Access Defense
  • Business Formation and Transactions
  • Business Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial & Residential Leases and Tenant Improvements
  • Commercial Contracts & Disputes
  • Commercial, Residential, Business, Equipment, and Asset Acquisitions, Leases, and Sales
  • Conservatorships & Uncontested Guardianships
  • Construction Law, Litigation, and License Defense
  • Corporate and Securities
  • Estates & Trusts, High Income and High Net Worth Clients, Estate Tax Avoidance
  • General Counsel
  • Intellectual Property and Start-Ups
  • Neighbor Disputes
  • Probate and Trust Administration and Litigation
  • Real Property
  • Research and Development Agreements
  • Technology and Software Licenses
  • Tree Law
  • Water Law and Water Rights

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Legal Researcher in Westlaw and Lexis
  • International Law
  • Intellectual Property

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California


  • Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, California
    • J.D.
    • Major: International Law
  • Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, California
    • LL.M.
    • Major: Intellectual Property
  • Santa Clara University
    • Bachelor of Science

Honors and Awards

  • The Expert Network - Distinguished Lawyer Designation for Top 3% of Lawyers in the U.S.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • California Apartment Association, Compliance Committee Member, 2017
  • State Bar of California
  • Santa Clara County Bar Association, Real Property Section
  • National Association of Realtors
  • California Association of Realtors
  • Santa Clara County Association of Realtors
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Lawyers of Distinction Member, Member, 2017
  • The Expert Network, Member


  • Spanish
  • English