Constantine C. Baranoff

Mr. Baranoff, a shareholder in the firm, focuses on bond counsel work and Mello-Roos community facilities district formations. He also counsels the firm's educational and public agency clients in construction and facility matters.

Legal Experience

Mr. Baranoff advises and assists his clients with a number of legal matters including:

  • Formation of Mello-Roos community facilities districts
  • Bond counsel and disclosure counsel for general obligation bonds, Mello-Roos and other public finance transactions
  • Negotiation of construction contracts and general facility/construction advice

Practice Examples

Recent examples of legal matters Mr. Baranoff has handled on behalf of clients include:

  • Bond counsel for a community college district's Qualified Energy Conservation Bond Financing.
  • Bond counsel for a Yuba County school district's 2007 General Obligation Bond issue.
  • Bond counsel for a Stanislaus County school district's General Obligation Bond issue.
  • Recently negotiated multi-million dollar construction contracts on behalf of several area school districts, including projects delivered pursuant to Education Code § 17406.
  • Counsel to the City of West Sacramento in all public finance matters including the formation of numerous Mello-Roos community facilities districts.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

Mr. Baranoff's professional activities and affiliations include:

  • Member, Executive Board, Californians for School Facilities
  • Member, California State Bar Association
  • Member, National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • Member, Beta Gamma Sigma

Academic Background

J.D. University of California, Davis, 2000

B.S. University of San Francisco, 1997

  • Graduated summa cum laude