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Anna Liu

Partner

Anna Liu is a partner at Steven Adair MacDonald & Partners, P.C. Anna primarily specializes in real estate and civil litigation. She has represented clients in a variety of real estate matters including commercial and residential landlord-tenant actions, partitions, and buyer-seller disputes. Anna has tried cases, handled appeals, mediated and arbitrated disputes, and negotiated numerous settlements on behalf of her clients.

In addition to her practice, Anna is also active in the legal community. She is currently serving on the Executive Committee of the Bar Association of San Francisco Barristers Solo and Small Firm Section and on the Executive Committee of the California Lawyers Association Real Property Law Section.

Anna was selected as a Northern California “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020, a distinction reserved for only 2.5% of attorneys in Northern California.

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

California, 2011

U.S. District Court Northern District of California

Education

Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, California
     J.D. – 2011

San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California
     B.A. – 2007

Published Works

  • COVID-19’s Impact on Statewide Evictions, California Lawyers Association, March 24, 2020
  • Prop. F Passes, Giving Every SF Evicted Tenant Free Legal Counsel, Small Property Owners of San Francisco Institute, Vol. 20, No. 8, September, 2018
  • Avoid Common Eviction Pitfalls, San Francisco Daily Journal, Vol. 122, No. 216, November, 2016
  • Recognition of Hostile Housing Environment Claims Under the Federal Fair Housing Act and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (co-author), California State Bar Real Property Journal, Vol. 33, No. 1, 2015
  • Five New Laws Residential Real Estate Agents Need to Know for 2014: Recap of Real Property Law Section 2014 Landlord-Tenant Law Update and Networking Event, California State Bar Real Property Law Section E-Bulletin, February, 2014
  • Residential Landlord-Tenant Sub-Section Hosts Unique Networking Event, California State Bar Real Property Law Section E-Bulletin, October, 2013

Classes and Seminars

Honors and Awards

Outstanding Barrister Award 2020 by the Bar Association of San Francisco

Selected to the Northern California “Rising Stars” list published in the Super Lawyers Magazines, 2017-2020

Bar Association of San Francisco Justice and Diversity Center Outstanding Volunteer Award

Leadership Positions

  • The California Lawyers Association Real Property Law Section Executive Committee
  • The Bar Association of San Francisco Barristers Solo and Small Firm Section Executive Committee, Immediate Past Chair

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