The Law Offices of Gould & Hahn
Affiliate Member (009) · Since JAN 2015

The Law Offices of Gould & Hahn specializes in providing experienced and effective advice and representation to operators oflicensed facilities throughout California. The spectrum of services that Gould & Hahn provides
ranges from assistance in forming and operating corporations and LLCs; sales and leases of facilities; and all aspects of the regulatory compliance process with the Department of Social Services.

Members of the Firm have been assisting facility owners and operators with the challenge of providing first rate care and supervision to their residents within an increasingly aggressive regulatory and litigation environment for over twenty-five years. Gould & Hahn prides itself on being able to provide responsive, realistic assistance to its clients intended to address the network of effects any issue can create within the assisted living environment. It is our goal to provide the best legal services possible to those providing such vital services to our community.

Who We Are
Alan J. Gould, Esq.

Senior Partner

Mr. Gould is presently semi-retired after a forty-year practice representing large and small business owners in administrative policy and responsibility and all aspects of contracts. Mr. Gould remains active in advising start-up and established companies, including assisting facilities in corporate and LLC formations, and drafting and reviewing contracts for facilities. Mr. Gould also provides pro bono defense for veterans before the Veterans Appeals Board and is an accomplished wildlife photographer.

Robert F. Hahn, Esq.

Managing Partner

Mr. Hahn has over twenty-five years experience in advising and representing facility operators, physicians, and other State licensees. Mr. Hahn provides assistance to clients in every facet of the operation of assisted living facilities including response to investigations, regulatory compliance advice, defense to Accusations,
staff generated complaints, family concerns, sales and leases of facilities, and corporate and LLC formation. Mr. Hahn is an experienced negotiator as well as a determined advocate at administrative hearings.

Iustina Mignea, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Ms. Mignea has over five years of experience representing claimants at DLSE hearings both during law school, and following her admission to the California State Bar. She has also worked as co-counsel with the DLSE taking appeals to Superior Court. Prior to joining the Law Offices of Gould & Hahn, Ms. Mignea worked at a civil litigation firm representing individuals in Employment, Personal Injury, and Landlord Tenant Law. Her experience in both the administrative and civil arenas allows her to provide comprehensive representation to clients and providing regulatory compliance advice.

Jacob G. Reinhard

Senior Legal Assistant

Mr. Reinhardt has over nine years of experience assisting in the representation of a wide variety of clients, including over five years with the attorneys at Gould & Hahn. His experience assisting employers with the administrative process of Workers’ Compensation lends itself well to his work assisting Gould & Hahn attorneys with settlement negotiation, hearing preparation, and DSS compliance issues.

Brian Hofer

Legal Assistant

Mr. Hofer has over twelve years of experience assisting in business formation, contract law, permit and conditional use applications and appeals, general civil litigation, landlord-tenant, employment, and real estate law, and he has appeared before the Cities of Oakland and San Francisco Building and Planning departments on various conditional use and variance matters. Mr. Hofer has an undergraduate degree in economics, and a law degree.

Practice Areas

Administrative Law
Business Formation and Transactions
Real Estate

2550 9th Street, Suite 101
Berkeley, CA 94710
(800) 428-2207

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