Bryant H. Byrnes

Bryant H. Byrnes practices construction and transactional business law in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Law Offices of Bryant H. Byrnes' services include mediating, prosecuting, and defending claims and lawsuits concerning construction disputes and defects, real estate transactions, administrative law, and personal injury. Additionally, the Law Offices of Bryant H. Byrnes handles business incorporation, real property law, and adoptions.

To ensure that our clients' needs are met, the Law Offices of Bryant H. Byrnes is also connected with a network of experienced specialists in the areas of litigation, estate planning and probate, trust, tax, bankruptcy, and environmental law. Mr. Byrnes has been in practice since 1979 and his office is in Oakland.

Alternative Dispute Resolution 

Mr. Byrnes has mediated and arbitrated scores of cases in Northern California and elsewhere. Mr. Byrnes is particularly well versed in all methods of alternative dispute resolution (mediation and arbitration) used to settle disputes quickly and at reduced cost.

Professional Membership and Affiliations

Mr. Byrnes is an active member of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry, the Splinter Group, and other construction trade associations. He is a frequent contributor to various construction industry trade journals, including the Journal of Light Construction, and is frequently quoted in Ilana DeBare's business column in the San Francisco Chronicle Business Section.


Bryant Byrnes was born in Washington D.C. and raised in West Los Angeles. He has lived in Berkeley since 1969. He is married to Mary Byrnes – a long-time UC Berkeley employee – and has two grown children, Clay and Breen. Rugby has been a lifelong passion. He is presently a referee.

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