Robert Caplan

Mr. Caplan is shareholder and president of Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek. His practice emphasizes real property law, which encompasses retail, office, industrial, hospitality, residential and mixed-use projects.


Mr. Caplan received his B.A., with distinction, from Stanford University in 1957. He earned his law degree from Stanford University in 1960.

Professional Affiliations & Admissions

  • State Bar of California
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers

Community Affiliations

  • San Diego Symphony Foundation (Board of Trustees)
  • La Jolla Playhouse (Board of Directors)

Publications & Speaking Engagements

  • Co-author, “Commercial Lease Practice” published by the California Continuing Education of the Bar (1976)
  • Participated in several panels on real property issues for the American Law Institute-American Bar Association
  • Speaker at programs involving real property matters sponsored by the California Continuing Education of the Bar

Professional Awards & Honors

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America (1984 - present)


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