Legal Experience

Timur Bilir is a civil litigation and transactional attorney with a background in architecture and construction. Timur’s practice areas include construction law, real estate transactions, business disputes, and advising business clients on various matters. Timur also has experience mediating a range of disputes.

Timur successfully represents and defends architects, developers, general contractors and subcontractors in complex construction defect litigation and contract disputes. In addition, he represents and advises business clients in transactions and mediation. Timur’s transactional experience includes contract drafting and review, business formation documents and consulting, employment agreements, non-disclosure agreements, privacy statements, software terms of service agreements, lease and real estate document preparation and review, intellectual property consulting, and construction contracts. He has experience from both the plaintiff and defense sides.

Timur has extensive pro bono experience. He has volunteered with Bay Area Legal Aid representing victims of domestic violence at court hearings and trials and with the Pro Bono Project defending wrongful evictions and tenant abuse through negotiated settlements and legal advice for court hearings.

Timur joined the Menekshe Law Firm in their Los Gatos office in November of 2012.


California State Bar
State Bar Number: 269919


Willamette University College of Law
J.D. with Certificate in Dispute Resolution (2009)

University of California, Berkeley
BA Architecture (1999)

Past Employment Positions

Bilir Law and Mediation – San Mateo, CA
The Mazzola Law Office – San Bruno, CA
Bonapart & Associates – Sausalito, CA
Marion County District Court – Salem, OR
Young and Borlik Architects – Palo Alto, CA
WHL Architects – Sunnyvale, CA