Faculty & Staff

Lance Shoemaker

Lance Shoemaker


Business / Real Estate Instructor

(408) 741-2436


Business Building Office "O"

Courses Taught / Teaching

Business Law

Introduction to Business

Business and Society

Principles of Real Estate

Legal Aspects of Real Estate

Real Estate Economics


Academic Service

Academic Senate President (2009-2013)

Department Chair, Business Administration and Real Estate (2013-Present)



West Valley College - 2004 to present

Diablo Valley College - 2004

Public Agency Attorney: Hanson, Bridgett, Marcus, Vlahos & Rudy - 2000 - 2004

Real Estate Attorney: Landels, Ripley & Diamond - 1999 - 2000

Member of the California State Bar


West Valley Campus



UC Berkeley

Boalt Hall School of Law:

(J.D., 1999, Order of the Coif)

UC Berkeley:

(Master of City Planning, 1999)


(M.A., Political Science, 1995)

UC Berkeley:

(B.A., Political Science, 1992, Phi Beta Kappa) 


 Real Estate Information

Information about our Real Estate Program

How to obtain a California Real Estate Salesperson License

How to obtain a California Real Estate Broker License




last published: 8/30/16