Steve Spile is the senior partner of Spile, Leff & Goor, LLP in Los Angeles, California. He received his B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley in 1978 and his J.D. from the University of Southern California Law Center in 1982. Steve uses his extensive litigation, dispute resolution and transactional experience in a wide variety of areas. He was involved in the creation of the California Association of REALTORS® ("C.A.R.") Strategic Defense Panel and is one of the handful of attorneys selected to serve on this Panel. Steve also supports C.A.R. and various REALTOR® Associations through his participation in a variety of committees and the C.A.R. Legal Affairs Forum. He is counsel for California Real Estate Technology Services ("CARETS") and for the Burbank Association of REALTORS®. He is a certified Department of Real Estate instructor, and appears regularly as a guest lecturer throughout the State of California. He also has written/produced a number of risk management videos for the real estate industry. Steve is the chairperson for the Southland Regional Association of REALTORS® ("SRAR") Risk Management Committee.