12800 Center Court Drive
Cerritos, CA 90703
Andreas Chialtas is a partner in the Cerritos office of Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo, and is the Chair of the Facilities, Construction & Property Practice Group. Mr. Chialtas practices primarily in the areas of facilities, land use and management, public works, and real property law. He focuses on transactional matters, including negotiation of complex development mitigation agreements, property acquisition, disposition of surplus property, and construction of facilities utilizing traditional and alternative construction-delivery methods.
Mr. Chialtas advises school districts, community colleges, county offices of education, and special districts on land use and public facility issues. He negotiates and drafts construction contracts, purchase and sale agreements, leases, licenses, joint use agreements, and school fee mitigation agreements. He has experience in many areas of litigation, including real property, construction, and general business litigation.
Mr. Chialtas earned dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in political science and sociology from California State University, Fullerton. He received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Southwestern University School of Law. While earning his law degree, Mr. Chialtas was a member of the Executive Committee of the Southwestern University Law Review, where he served as Lead Articles Editor.
Publications and Speaking Engagements
Mr. Chialtas speaks extensively on real property, land use, and construction matters, and is a frequent contributor to the firm’s many newsletters and publications.