William Grisolia is a senior transactional paralegal at Safarian Choi & Bolstad LLP, based in the firm’s downtown Los Angeles office. Mr. Grisolia focuses on transaction diligence and attention to closing details, including review of title, survey, zoning and due diligence materials, drafting documents, and related matters.

Mr. Grisolia has over fifteen years’ experience drafting and reviewing real estate lease, loan, purchase and sale, and related agreements, reviewing diligence materials, preparing business formation documents, completing business and litigation filings, and providing research, transaction and litigation support to attorneys both at law firms and in-house. He has worked on a broad range of transactions ranging including acquisition, management, financing, leasing, development and disposition of commercial, retail, industrial, residential, mixed-use and portfolio assets.

Mr. Grisolia lobbied Congress for a national trade association and was elected as a delegate to national nominating conventions in 2008 and 2004. Mr. Grisolia serves on the Audit Committee of the LA Mission for over a decade and served as a City Commissioner both for the Community Development and Homeless Services Commissions in Long Beach. Mr. Grisolia began his career as an intern then legislative assistant for U.S. Senator Robert Dole.

Mr. Grisolia has served as a program adviser to Long Beach City College and as a guest lecturer at Pepperdine’s Graduate School of Business and the University of California, Los Angeles Extension. He won the Eagle Scout National Public Speaking Contest and was part of the team which won the national collegiate debate championship for UCLA.

Mr. Grisolia holds a B.A. from the University of California at Los Angeles in Political Science with a “minor” in Spanish after extensive study abroad at the University of Valencia Spain’s College of Philosophy and Letters. He is fluent in Spanish. Mr. Grisolia was raised in suburban Kansas City.