Robert Garmo graduated from the University of Michigan in 1988, and graduated from the University of Detroit, school of law in 1992. He passed the Michigan bar exam in the summer of 1992, and began practicing law in the Detroit area. Areas of practice included Immigration Law and Commercial Real Estate Transactions.
In 1997, Robert moved to San Diego, and passed the California bar exam and began practicing law in the San Diego area. Since 1997, Robert has been practicing law as a partner of Garmo & Garmo LLP in the San Diego area. The primary areas of practice have been Immigration Law and Commercial Real Estate, including contracts, sales, acquisition, and repositioning of assets, including the handling of distressed assets, REO properties, and commercial loan modifications.
In addition to being a licensed attorney in the states of California & Michigan, Robert is also a licensed real estate broker in California with emphasis in the commercial real estate market, including hospitality, gas stations, and NNN investments. Robert is the CEO of Novoprop Inc., a California licensed real estate brokerage firm. Visit www.Novoprop.com.
Robert continues to excel in the practice areas of Immigration Law and Commercial Real Estate Transactions. As an immigration practitioner, Robert has previously served as president of the immigration branch of the San Diego County Lawyer’s Association. Robert has tried immigration cases in various courts of appeals including the 9th, 6th, 5th, and 1st Circuit Courts of Appeals. Robert has also handled hundreds of asylum cases, naturalization, employment-based immigration, and complex deportation & removal cases.
With regards to commercial real estate transactions, Robert has helped clients reposition properties, modify conventional and SBA loans to keep clients in their properties, and helped clients acquire or sell commercial properties including the handling of clients’ 1031 exchange needs.