Victoria J. Salisch

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  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law Juris Doctor, 1971, With Great Distinction
    Academic Honors: Traynor Scholastic Honor, Society Numerous Corpus Juris Secundum awards Member, Pacific Law Journal
  • University of California, Davis, 1968

Admitted to Practice

  • California Supreme Court
  • United States Tax Court
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of California
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California
  • United States District Court, Central District of California


  • Lang, Richert & Patch, May, 1993
    Present Principal areas of practice: Real estate law, including land use and development, construction agreements on behalf of developers, owners and general contractors, real estate sales transactions, and the organization of business entities for the purpose of real estate development and construction; the creation and implementation of business entities such as joint ventures, general partnerships, limited partnerships, corporations, and limited liability companies; securities transactions relating to the financing of businesses; general business transactions including mergers, acquisitions and sales, real estate and agricultural finance, loan workouts, agricultural law and business litigation, including complex lender liability litigation, construction law, agricultural and commercial law; banking and finance.
  • Salisch & Salisch, Professional Law Corporation, 1975 to 1993
    Ms. Salisch was a principal of this law firm which engaged in a general civil practice with strong emphasis on real estate law, including land use and real estate development; construction law, including the drafting and negotiation of agreements on behalf of owners, developers and general contractors, and construction litigation; agriculture; business organizations, including corporations, partnerships, and joint ventures;, agricultural cooperatives; banking and finance; and business litigation. Ms. Salisch has handled numerous land use matters and real estate development matters during her years with Salisch & Salisch.
  • Deputy Public Defender, Fresno County, 1972 to 1975
  • State of California, Department of Human Resources Development, Legal Counsel, 1971 to 1972

Teaching Positions

  • Adjunct Professor of Law, San Joaquin College of Law, 1975 through 1978
  • Special Lecturer in Business Law at California State University, Fresno 1975 to 1976

Practice Areas & Experience

  • Ms. Salisch has more than 30 years of experience handling both complex litigation matters and complex business transactions. Ms. Salisch’s background has been in the areas of construction, finance, real estate, and business organizations. She has handled multi-million dollar real estate sales transactions, complicated real estate exchange transactions, and business sales transactions, including corporate mergers and acquisitions, and securities work relating to the financing of new businesses. She has represented developers, contractors, lenders, and individuals in real estate, financial, loan documentation, loan workouts, land use, construction, and business transactions and in litigation relating to these practice areas.

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of California
  • Fresno County Bar Association
  • Real Property Section, California State Bar
  • Business Law Section, California State Bar
  • Chair of Real Property Roundtable, Fresno County Bar Association
  • California Women Lawyers

Professional Certifications

  • Ms. Salisch has maintained a California Real Estate Broker’s License


  • 2007 Chairperson of the Greater Fresno Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Board of Trustees of the Greater Fresno Area Chamber of Commerce PAC
  • Member of the Greater Fresno Area Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Council
  • Former Member, Board of Directors of the Economic Development Corporation (EDC)
  • Former Member, Board of Directors of the San Joaquin Political Academy
  • Member of San Joaquin Valley Ag Lenders Society
  • Past President and Chair of the Board and current member of Commercial Real Estate Women of Fresno (CREW Fresno)
  • Former member and Chairperson of the Fresno County Assessment Appeals Board
  • Former member of the Rotary Club of Fresno
  • Former member of the Leadership Council for KVPT – Channel 18