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Clement, Fitzpatrick and Kenworthy is more than just another business and real estate law firm. CFK attorneys have real-life business experience, having worked as in-house counsel for corporations, having been employed in business fields besides law and having served as directors on community non-profit boards.

For more than 30 years, Clement, Fitzpatrick and Kenworthy have served clients in the North Bay and beyond providing legal services that are based in practical understanding of how business works – in real time.   The firm believes in delivering high-quality, cost-effective legal services to its clients by appropriate staffing of each matter.

CFK also believes in giving back to the North Bay and Santa Rosa community by serving on non-profit boards and giving generously to local charities but also giving back to the legal community. Several attorneys have taught courses at local universities and participated in various legal non-profits aimed at improving the practice of law.

Thirty years of practicing business and real estate law has given CFK great depth and breadth of legal experience and knowledge. Below are highlighted specific practice strengths:


  • eminent domain
  • property tax disputes
  • commercial real estate
  • winery and vineyard
  • land use
  • boundary and easement matters
  • landlord/tenant
  • contract

Business & Real Estate:

  • sales and exchanges
  • financing
  • brokerage
  • business organizations

Estate Planning:

  • gifting
  • trust administration
  • probate

Land Use:

  • rezonings
  • permit approvals
  • general plan actions