Peter N. Karvelis, APC (K + APC) is a business and real estate law practice in San Diego, California. K + APC focuses on business legal representation of both individuals and start-up to mid-sized companies, as well as all aspects of real estate transactions. As a practicing attorney focusing on legal issues important to regional companies since 2001, Peter is dedicated to guiding clients in achieving their business goals.

As an entrepreneur and investor himself, Peter takes a practical business-minded approach to solving problems and developing strategies in close collaboration with his clients. With over 15 years of experience representing companies and individuals as their outside general counsel — coupled with his earlier career litigation experience, Peter is equipped to help his clients manage their growth and legal risk.

Peter's wide knowledge base and long-established relationships with top local financial services, brokers, designers, architects, builders, project managers, escrow, insurance and other leading consultants and advisors makes him a value-added member of your team. Peter routinely assists clients to efficiently assemble their business team often eliminating the need for multiple attorneys and issues caused when seeking other essential professionals.

As a solo law practice, legal fees are kept reasonable as they do not incorporate big-firm overhead. Clients always work directly with Peter as we enjoy flexibility in the clients we accept. Peter cares about your long-term success and strives to provide advice that not only solves immediate problems but also creates lasting solutions.



K + APC  represents many start-up and high growth companies as outside general counsel, handling all their legal matters, and numerous other individuals and businesses on a range of matters, including business mergers, acquisitions and sales, private debt and equity issuances, secured financing,  joint ventures, contracts, incorporation, corporate governance, employment matters, trademark and intellectual property, estate planning and business litigation.

Real Estate

Peter represents and advises clients in all aspects of real estate transactions from acquisitions, sales, leasing, asset management, development and zoning to financing of both residential and commercial real estate.
Peter has held a California Real Estate Broker's License since 2002 and also represents clients on residential and commercial real estate transactions in a broker capacity. Peter’s San Diego market knowledge combined with his unique experience as both real estate attorney and broker make him uniquely qualified to assist clients with their real estate objectives.



Prior to launching Karvelis, APC, Peter was a partner at boutique litigation and transactional firms. There, he had the unique opportunity to represent and advise individuals and private companies across various industries on a range of both complex transactional and litigation matters.

Peter is a member of the California State Bar Association and is licensed to practice law in all California State Courts and Federal Courts - Southern and Central Districts. Peter has also held a California Real Estate Broker's License since 2002. Peter received a B.A. from San Diego State University in 1998 and a J.D. from University of San Diego School of Law in 2001.

Peter enjoys trail running, hiking, camping, snowboarding/skiing and basically anything outdoors with his wife, two daughters and Boston Terrier. 



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4850 Pacific Highway, Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92110

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