Opine Experts, LLC

Merrie Lightner, Esq.

612 Howard Street, Suite 390 San Francisco, CA 94105

About the Expert

Property Mngmnt. Expert Witness & Consultant. Multi-family mngmnt./standards, employment issues, due diligence and rent control. 30 years experience. Former Pres. of San Francisco and CA Apt. Assns. Former SF Rent Board Comm. Attorney. NAA

Areas of Expertise

  • Real Estate Commercial
  • Real Estate Residential

Personal Achievements


  • UC Davis, School of Law (1980) / Pomona College, BA (1976)
  • National Apt. Assoc., Instructor Training (2005)


  • Attorney at Law (1981), Real Estate Broker (1981)
  • Faculty Member, National Apt. Assoc. Education Institute (2005)


  • First National Bank of Northern California, Board Member (2007-Present)
  • Professional Property Manager's Association, Board Member (2006-07)


  • San Francisco Apartment Magazine Contributor (1993-96)
  • Seminar Clients: San Francisco Apartment Association (1984-94)

Prior assignments

  • San Francisco Board of Realtors, Chair of Forms Committee (2006)
  • San Francisco Rent Stabilization & Arbitration Board, Commissioner (1998-2004)

Listed in the Following States

Opine Experts, LLC is listed with ExpertPages in the following jurisdictions: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Utah, US Pacific Islands