Barry Schultz


Barry Schultz brings over 25 years of legal planning and community development experience to his practice. His law practice focuses on real estate, land use, municipal law and community development. He serves as Assistant City Attorney for the cities of Murrieta and Del Mar and serves as general legal counsel for several redevelopment oversight boards. Barry’s work also involves advising private and non-profit clients with land use entitlements, partnership formation, project financing and strategic counseling on enterprise formation and sustainable development projects.

Barry frequently lectures at UCSD on Urban Design and Economics focusing on economic developing in urban neighborhoods. He is a member of the Planning Accreditation Board responsible for certifying graduate/undergraduate planning programs in the United States.

Barry served on the San Diego Planning Commission, including as Chair, from 2001 – 2009, as well as Chief of Staff and Policy Advisor to former Councilman William D. Jones. He is active in the San Diego community and serves on several Boards and Associations.

Areas of Practice
  • Municipal Law
  • Real Estate
  • Land Use
  • Affordable Housing and Redevelopment
  • Non-Profit Law
  • Western State School of Law, J.D., 1984
  • San Diego State University, B.A., Sociology and minor in Public Administration, 1977
Bar Admissions
  • California
  • Federal Court, Southern District of California
  • Member, State Bar of California
  • Member, San Diego County Bar Association
  • Member, Urban Land Institute
  • Member, Lambda Alpha International
  • Member, Torrey Pines Bank CRA Advisory Board, 2007 to 2010
  • Director, Wakeland Housing Corporation, 2009 - 2015
  • Director, San Diego Community Land Trust
  • Instructor, UCSD Extension Studies, Urban Planning & Development: Functional Processes & Functional Topics”

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