Michael R. Tener Attorney at Law


Michael R. Tener is an principal attorney with Neumiller & Beardslee. A member of the firm’s Litigation Department, Mr. Tener represents plaintiffs and defendants at the trial court and appellate levels on personal, business, trust, bankruptcy, and real estate litigation matters.

Mr. Tener’s clientele is diverse, ranging from private individuals and companies to homeowners’ associations, bankruptcy trustees, and government agencies. Mr. Tener also specially represents several California cities in real property tax and assessment collection matters.

Mr. Tener is admitted to practice before all courts in the State of California, including all federal courts located in the state. He is also admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Mr. Tener joined the firm in 2007 upon graduation from the University of California, Davis School of Law (King Hall), where he served on the law school’s Admissions Committee and as a member of the Moot Court Board. He also represented King Hall as a captain of its 2006-2007 Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition. Mr. Tener has gone on to find success in appellate law, such as assisting in the representation of the appellants in the published case McGuire et al. v. More-Gas Investments, LLC(2013) 220 Cal.App.4th 512.

Mr. Tener earned his undergraduate degree in English with distinction from the University of California, Berkeley. He remains an officer of the Cal Club of San Joaquin, the local chapter of the Cal Alumni Association.

Mr. Tener is the editor-in-chief of Across the Bar, the official publication of the San Joaquin County Bar Association, and has previously chaired the Executive Committee of SJCBA’s Barristers Section. He is a 2009 graduate of the Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Stockton program and has been an active member of the Judge Consuelo M. Callahan American Inn of Court since 2010.