Edrington and Associates

Edrington and Associates

Steven Edrington

1901 Harrison St 14th FL Oakland, CA 94612

About the Expert

Edrington and Associates solves real estate challenges for property owners and attorneys. We offer consulting and expert witness testimony regarding rent increases in rent controlled jurisdictions, eviction control, wrongful eviction, habitability issues, and standard of care.

Areas of Expertise

  • Habitability
  • Landlord/tenant
  • Property Management
  • Real Estate Standard of Care
  • Wrongful Eviction

Expert's Profile

Steven Edrington specializes in expert witness and consulting services for wrongful eviction, code enforcement, and rent board hearings. He has served as a Court Referee and Expert Witness in cases involving real estate disputes including residential leasing, property management, real estate transactions, and landlord/tenant law relating to rent and eviction controls

In addition, Steven works with select clients in investment and residential brokerage and property management, focused on condominium conversions, accessory dwelling units, green building, and buying at foreclosure auction. He has managed over 50 rehabs of single family homes, condos and apartment units and served on Oakland’s Soft Story Seismic Task Force as well as the Oakland Decent Housing Task Force. He has conducted training in subjects such as Rent Control, Eviction Restrictions, and Managing Rental Property.

Personal Achievements


  • Bachelors of Science in Finance at Golden Gate University, San Francisco 1997
  • Seismic Code Inspection – Laney College
  • Electrical Code Inspection – Laney College
  • Plumbing Code Inspection – Laney College
  • Mechanical Code Inspection – Laney College


  • Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Designation #8541
  • Certified Property Manager (CPM) Designation #25072
  • California Certified Resident Manager (CCRM) Designation
  • California Licensed Real Estate Broker #01129470
  • California Licensed Residential Real Estate Appraiser (license expired)
  • Competent Toastmaster (CTM) Designation
  • Certified Green Building Professional from Builditgreen.org
  • GreenPoint Rater – Existing Home
  • ICC (International Code Council) – Residential Building Code Inspector – Cert #8853304


  • Forensic Expert Witness Association – Professional Member 2018
  • CCIM Northern California Chapter Board of Directors 2007-2014. 2012 Northern California CCIM Chapter President and won the coveted 2012 Most Valuable Player award
  • EBRHA (East Bay Rental Housing Association) 1999-2001. President in 2001. Executive Director 2002-2010.
  • Oakland/Berkeley Association of Realtors – Member 2007 – current. Local Government Relation Committee member, Oakland Accessory Dwelling Unit Task Force member
  • Women’s Auxiliary - Current Auditor
  • Alameda County Bar Association – Executive Committee Real Estate Section

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Listed in the Following States

Edrington and Associates is listed with ExpertPages in the following jurisdictions: All US Regions and States, Canada (all Provinces).