GEO-LAW Specialties

As a Ph.D. Engineering Geologist and an Attorney sought out for his land use, water law, real estate, construction and Proposition 218 expertise, Dr. Benumof specializes in what he has coined “GEO-LAW” – a multidisciplinary practice integrating law and earth science with eight (8) core specialty areas of practice, including:

  • Land Use
  • Water Law
  • Geology & Geologic Hazards
  • Coastal
  • Real Estate
  • Construction
  • Proposition 218
  • Architecture / Engineering


Benjamin T. Benumof, Ph.D., Esq.
Ph.D., Earth Sciences, UC Santa Cruz
J.D., University of San Diego School of Law
B.S., Geological Sciences, UC Santa Barbara
B.A., Geography, UC Santa Barbara


The #1 source for the knowledgeable crossover between law, policy, business, and the earth sciences.

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