California Business Lawyers

Stuart K. Tubis
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Attorney

Stuart Tubis is a civil litigator representing clients in a wide range of matters, including Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) claims and intellectual property disputes. Stuart regularly counsels businesses on the... Read More »
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Julia Consoli-Tiensvold
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Los Angeles, Business Law Lawyer

Julia Consoli-Tiensvold's practice includes general commercial litigation, land use litigation, and corporate defense and investigation matters. Read More »
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Paul Jacobs
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Irvine, CA Business Law Attorney with 38 years experience

Attorney Paul Jacobs is a 38 year business lawyer specializing in business litigation. His legal background includes serving as corporate counsel for Thrifty Corporation in Los Angeles. Thrifty Corporation was the... Read More »
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Bruce J. Napell
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San Rafael, CA Business Law Attorney

University of California Hastings College of the Law9th Circuit, California, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, U.S. District Court, Central District of California, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of...
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Alan Abergel
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Encino, CA Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(818) 783-4645 15915 Ventura Blvd
Suite 300
Encino, CA 91436
Business, Real Estate and Securities
Univ of Maryland School of Law
Our firm’s concentration is in the representation of entrepreneurs and their businesses. Our firm provides transactional, regulatory, and administrative litigation services. We often act as outside general counsel for our clients’ businesses. We serve many business industries including, lending, financial services, equipment leasing and finance, real estate, technology startups, professional services, music/entertainment, new media, fitness/wellness, manufacturing, restaurants, and apparel. As a Los Angeles, California, business law firm, we provide professional, cost-effective, responsive, and aggressive representation to our clients. Our skill in incorporating litigation avoidance strategies into our clients’ business...
Matthew W. Odgers
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(858) 869-1114 13400 Sabre Springs Pkwy #275
San Diego, CA 92128
San Diego, CA Business Law Attorney with 5 years experience
Business and Health Care
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
I am a San Diego Business Lawyer who focuses on working with Dentists, Physicians, and Entrepreneurs form, buy, run, and sell their small to medium size businesses.
Elizabeth Yang
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Irvine, CA Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(877) 492-6452 199 W. Garvey Ave.
2102 Business Center Dr., Suite 130
Irvine, CA 92612
Free ConsultationBusiness, Family, IP and Traffic Tickets
University of La Verne College of Law
Founder Elizabeth Yang has been practicing law since 2007 and is admitted to the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). She assists inventors in protecting their inventions, entrepreneurs and business owners in protecting their intellectual property as well as preparing and enforcing their contracts, and families in going through the divorce and child custody process.
Peter Maurice Lively
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Culver City, CA Business Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(310) 391-2400 11268 Washington Blvd Ste 203
Culver City, CA 90230
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy and Real Estate
University of California - Los Angeles
Law office of Peter M lively helps individuals and businesses resolve financial problems particularly settling debts in obtaining debt relief under the United States Bankruptcy Code as debt relief agents 25 years experience in over 5000 satisfied clients. Mr. Lively obtained his JD MBA from UCLA in 1982 and was inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Bankruptcy in 2014. Mr. Lively served as President of the Central District of California Consumer Debtors Attorneys Association (cdcbaa) in 2017 after serving on the Board of Directors for the prior 10 years. Mr. Lively regularly lectures to...
Ali Parvaneh
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Irvine, CA Business Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(949) 756-9050 17702 Mitchell N
Irvine, CA 92614
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment and Real Estate
Newport Univ School of Law and Western State University College of Law
Ali Parvaneh manages Madison Law, and oversees the firm's paralegals, clerks, and staff members. Mr. Parvaneh is a board certified trial specialist, a licensed California real estate broker (DRE No. 01715925), a certified mediator, a Paul Harris Fellow, and a member of various BAR associations. He is admitted to practice before the California Supreme Court, the United States District Court for the Central and Southern Districts of California, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Mr. Parvaneh studied law at Western State University and Newport University. His undergraduate studies were in land surveying at...
Robert Lopez
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Irvine, CA Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(800) 501-9620 2372 Morse Ave Ste 152
Irvine, CA 92614
Business, Employment, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Are you a small business owner? or thinking about starting a business? Or do you have an existing business that now has a business, contract or employment issue?

With business disputes, we first try to keep a dispute from become a lawsuit. If we can find a way that protects our client and serves their best interest, then we always try that first. If, however, you are already in a lawsuit, then we immediately go to protect our client, keeping in mind what is best for you.

With starting a company, we look at what our client ultimately wants to accomplish....
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(800) 510-3916 One Embarcadero Center
Suite 500
San Francisco, CA 94111
Business, Criminal, Divorce and Education
University of California Hastings College of the Law
"The comfort I found in trusting my trial outcome to Ali was reinforced with every interaction. He was brilliant in the courtroom, assuming control and extracting the real truth from those who absolutely did not want to give it. He is alive and passionate and at all times I felt that the case was every bit as important to him as it was to me. With Ali, I won my case on every single issue and every single point. ... He is my lawyer for life! Do yourself the favor of getting to know him."
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Mark B. Wilson P.C.
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Newport Beach, CA Business Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(949) 478-0521 4770 Von Karman Avenue
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Business and Legal Malpractice
Loyola Law School
A seasoned trial attorney and skilled negotiator, Mark B. Wilson has won nearly every case he has tried and arbitrated. Mr. Wilson has lost only one jury trial and obtained a complete reversal on appeal. Mr. Wilson represents clients in federal and state courts in a variety of matters, including business litigation, legal malpractice, real estate, trade secrets, unfair competition, copyright infringement, and trademark infringement.

Mr. Wilson’s victories include obtaining a $2.25 million jury verdict in a premises liability case; a $1.8 million binding arbitration award in a legal malpractice case; a $1.4 million jury verdict in a copyright...
Reno F.R. Fernandez III
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(415) 362-0449 221 Sansome Street
San Francisco, CA 94104
Business and Bankruptcy
Golden Gate University School of Law
Macdonald Fernandez LLP focuses on business bankruptcy, reorganization and commercial litigation, including receiverships and assignments for the benefit of creditors, throughout California and pro hac vice in Delaware, the Southern District of New York. – Our clients range from enterprises with assets or amounts in controversy exceeding $100 million to small businesses, including technology companies, biotechnology companies, startups, Bitcoin-based companies, mortgage funds, national and regional banks, retail chains, medical clinics, residential care facilities for the elderly, farms, wineries, restaurants, churches, real estate developers and manufacturers. – In one example, we imposed a receivership over an operating almond reprocessing...
John A. Messina Jr.
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Murrieta, CA Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(951) 894-7332 24910 Las Brisas Rd.
Suite 102
Murrieta, CA 92562
Business, Employment, Native American and Real Estate
Southwestern University School of Law
John Messina maintains his reputation as one of Southern California’s top rated lawyers and has been lauded by his peers, earning Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating and its prestigious "Preeminent" distinction award. John heads the Firm’s Temecula Valley Office and is a litigation attorney with top executive-level, hands-on experience as a broker, real estate developer, and mortgage banker. Along with being a published author, John has a lengthy record litigating convoluted and difficult cases and is adept at constructing complex business and real estate transactions. John’s recent victory in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals demonstrate the level at which he practices...
Bradford S. Cohen
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Attorney with 39 years experience

Brad Cohen's practice emphasizes business planning related to complex corporate and partnership transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, financing and business succession planning, income tax planning, and... Read More »
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Martin H. Orlick
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Attorney with 41 years experience

University of San Francisco School of LawCalifornia
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Matthew Swanlund
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(310) 486-6958 12777 W Jefferson Blvd
Building D, Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90066
Free ConsultationBusiness, Entertainment & Sports, IP and Trademarks
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Based in Los Angeles, I assist individuals and businesses throughout Southern California and the nation with a diverse range of entertainment law matters, from contract negotiations to intellectual property protection. My clients comprise celebrities, artists, sports figures and performers, along with businesses and government entities. I am committed to offering each of these clients tailored, effective solutions by applying my 15 years of experience at a large law firm to every case. I regularly help my clients negotiate the production, distribution and licensing of their art, motion pictures, software and other products. I also assist creative artists in registering...
Ivan Jose Parron Esq.
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(310) 598-3550 1999 Avenue of the Stars Suite 1100
Los Angeles, CA 90034
Free ConsultationBusiness, Entertainment & Sports and IP
Florida International University and Florida State University College of Law
Mr. Parron has over 20+ years of executive and legal experience in the television, music and motion picture industries. He is the immediate past-chair of the Florida Bar Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law section, a board member of the Miami-Dade County Film & Entertainment Advisory Board and an elected Grammy Governor of the Recording Academy. Prior to opening his law firm and his tenure at Universal Music Group as in-house attorney, Mr. Parron served as CEO & founder of Ritmoteca.com, Inc., the worlds first legal source for downloadable Latin music via the Internet and mobile networks. Mr. Parron is...
Gregory G. Brown
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Irvine, CA Business Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(800) 237-8129 420 Exchange
Suite 270
Irvine, CA 92602
Business, Divorce, Employment and Personal Injury
University of San Diego School of Law
A native of Southern California and a graduate of the University of San Diego School of Law, Gregory G. Brown is one of less than 140 lawyers in California to be certified as a Specialist in Civil Trial Advocacy. He has devoted his practice to civil and jury trial litigation, taking on cases involving business, commercial or corporate litigation as well as those involving contract actions, fraud, intellectual property disputes, unfair competition and false advertising, and corporate litigation. He also serves clients in divorce and personal injury cases. After his graduation from law school in 1987, Mr. Brown practiced Kring...
Elroy Schneider
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Oxnard, CA Business Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(805) 764-6370 300 E. Esplanade Drive
Suite 1980
Oxnard, CA 93036
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Loyola Law School
Roy Schneider's areas of practice include business planning, entity formation, mergers, acquisitions and sales of businesses, employment law, contracts, transactional matters of all kinds, real estate transactions, homeowners associations, non-profit law and estate planning. Business & Corporate Transactions Roy advises and represents companies and entrepreneurs with a broad range of business related services. He advises his clients on business law, start-up assistance related to the choice and formation of an entity, the protection of a trademark or license agreement and regularly assists with buying or selling a business. Roy prepares contracts of all types with the view...
David Joseph Habib Jr
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Westlake Village, CA Business Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(805) 494-7393 2835 Townsgate Rd
Ste 102
Westlake Village, CA 91361
Business and International
Southwestern University School of Law
extensive business and international trade experience as in-house counsel for major global company and COO of international trading & project management company; practice focused on commercial and international trade matters, risk management, and dispute resolution, including litigation in state and federal courts, arbitration and mediation
Zaher Fallahi
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(310) 719-1040 10866 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Pacific Coast University School of Law
Zaher Fallahi, Attorney At Law, CPA, is a California Tax Law Firm and practices as Orange County Tax Attorney and Los Angeles Tax Attorney. We advise clients with undisclosed Foreign Accounts; the IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP), Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR), Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), Foreign Trust, Tax Audit Representation, Federal Tax Liens/Levies, Employment Taxes, Innocent Spouse Relief, Non-Filed Tax Returns, Offer-In-Compromise, Tax & Legal aspect of Business Formation, Estate Planning and Civil Litigation. As a California CPA, Mr. Zaher Fallahi testifies before the court as an...
Daniel A. Thompson
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Temecula , CA Business Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(951) 587-2222 1 Better World Cir
#300
Temecula , CA 92590
Business, Criminal, Estate Planning and Health Care
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and Western Sierra Law School
Daniel Thompson is an employment lawyer at Davis & Wojcik, APLC. Mr. Thompson has a variety of legal experience and has represented corporations, public entities and individuals throughout Northern and Southern California. In addition to a Juris Doctor degree, Mr. Thompson holds an LL.M. in Public Law and Policy from McGeorge Law School. During law school, Mr. Thompson gained experience as an intern for the California State Senate and City of Folsom. Mr. Thompson has been admitted to practice law in the State of California since 2011.
Thomas A. Grossman
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Palm Springs, CA Business Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(760) 324-3800 1415 N. Sunrise Way, Unit 41
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Free ConsultationBusiness, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Pepperdine University School of Law and Southwestern University School of Law
Born in Wisconsin, raised in L.A., moved to the Desert in 1977. 39 year experience in civil litigation, contract law, real estate (licensed broker), personal injury, alternative dispute resolution (Mediations and Arbitrations) and more. Active hiker, swimmer and singer.
Doron Eghbali
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Beverly Hills, CA Business Law Lawyer
(855) 598-3258 Law Advocate Group, LLP
9701 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 1000
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Free ConsultationBusiness, Entertainment & Sports and Real Estate
California Western School of Law
Doron has worked for top law firms helping them to negotiate and draft contracts for start-up companies from the early stages of business formation to corporate maintenance, taxation and securities. He has represented entrepreneurs in different industries with different needs and potential. Doron has been a legal analyst on BBC. Furthermore, Doron has interned for Judge Cynthia Dianne Steel in Las Vegas and Senator Ron Wyden in Washington DC. Doron currently is the President of Beverly Hills Bar Association, Barristers. Doron is also on the Beverly Hills Bar Association Senior Board of Governors, Co-Chaired the Real Estate section of...
Jingming 'James' Cai
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San Jose, CA Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(408) 436-0789 1754 Technology Drive Suite 122
San Jose, CA 95110
Free ConsultationBusiness and Immigration
Temple University Beasley School of Law
James Cai founded SAC Attorneys, LLP after serving as in-house legal counsel for Yahoo! Inc. His practice focuses on corporate law, immigration, employment and estate planning. Mr. Cai believes in relationship lawyering and has a client-driven practice. He practices law the old fashioned way - giving each client this full attention with prompt responses, thorough research and analysis, aggressive representation and careful attention to details, in both transactional and litigation matters. As a result, most of his clients are repeat and long term clients, including individuals, small businesses, non-profit organizations and public companies. Before founding SAC Attorneys, LLP,...
Jill R. Skinner
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience

Santa Clara University School of LawCalifornia
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Stephen M. Fuerch
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Pleasanton, CA Business Law Attorney with 44 years experience

University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of LawCalifornia
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Raymond Gregory Gomez
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Vista, CA Business Law Lawyer with 48 years experience
(760) 639-0187 440 S. Melrose Drive, Ste. 260
Vista, CA 92081
Business, Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Handling the most difficult criminal cases in San Diego County, California, Mr. Gomez is considered one of the "elite" criminal practitioners in North County Vista & San Diego. With more than 47 years in practice, Mr. Gomez has represented thousands of clients throughout San Diego County providing them with first-class representation. During this time, Mr. Gomez has handled everything from DUI, traffic/auto accidents, personal injury, domestic violence, to murder cases. Mr. Gomez has participated in more than 100 jury trials, and has established a reputation for being able to negotiate great outcomes for his clients who find themselves...
Pierre Zado
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(415) 967-1166 500 2nd Street
First Floor
San Francisco, CA 94107
Free ConsultationBusiness, Communications, Consumer and IP
Valparaiso University
As a corporate & intellectual property attorney, I counsel clients on various technology and intellectual property matters. Prior to law school, I worked in various industries including finance, risk management and consumer electronics. I then pursued my JD/MBA as a CLEO fellow of the Indiana Supreme Court. After my first year in law school, I worked as a summer associate in the Office of General Counsel at Duke Energy in Indianapolis. During my second year, I interned at the Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Consumer Affairs in Chicago. That summer, I interned at the United States Attorneys Office, Tax...
Lynn Margaret Sherrell
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Berkeley, CA Business Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(510) 843-6060 2141 Emerson St
Berkeley, CA 94705
Business, Consumer, Estate Planning and Insurance Claims
Golden Gate University School of Law
Lynn Sherrell is in solo-practice in Berkeley California, following a dozen years in San Francisco law firms practicing personal injury, products' liability and worker's compensation law. Lynn has achieved a Specialization in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law of the State Bar of California Department of Legal Specialization. Lynn is client oriented and serves individuals, families, small businesses and small owner investors in many aspects of civil law and litigation. When you need an advocate on your side, get a woman on your case. Lynn is a graduate of Golden Gate University Law School with an emphasis in public interest...
Cer Trevor E. Carson
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Sacramento, CA Business Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(916) 241-3336 900 Howe Ave
Suite 230
Sacramento, CA 95825
Business and Cannabis Law
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Trevor Carson founded Carson & Kyung, A Law Corporation. Carson & Kyung ALC is a law firm providing comprehensive legal services to businesses in and around Sacramento, California. Trevor has worked in a wide-range of industries including, food and agriculture, construction, retail, nonprofit and tax exempt organizations, real estate, and cannabis. Trevor handles the life cycle of a business, including starting a business, buying a business, operating a business, litigating on behalf of a business, and exiting a business. Sample work includes entity formation, asset purchase agreements, demand letters, private placement memorandums, and general business litigation.

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Tina K Gehres
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San Diego, CA Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(877) 333-2420 4275 Executive Square
Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92037
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment, Estate Planning and IP
Saint Louis University School of Law
Tina K. Gehres is the President and founder of Gehres Law Group, P.C., which she formed to provide affordable legal services to small businesses and individuals in the state of California. With more than two and a half decades of legal and business experience, Ms. Gehres has held a broad range of roles including Corporate Counsel, Director of Human Resources, Law Firm Partner, Legal Consultant, and Senior Accountant. Today, she has positioned herself as a valuable asset to clients as a small business attorney in San Diego and surrounding areas. Ms. Gehres has been a licensed attorney since 1997...
Nathan Mubasher
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Corona, CA Business Law Attorney
(800) 691-2721 2621 Green River Rd
Ste 105 PMB 403
Corona, CA 92882
Free ConsultationBusiness, Health Care, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Attorney Mubasher has gained extensive knowledge about law, medicine and business. He is also very experienced in dealing with people in high-pressure situations. He can put this experience to work for you. In a free consultation, Mr. Mubasher can provide you all the details on the cost of representation, the likelihood of success, and what action to take depending on your appetite for risk. Most importantly, Mr. Mubasher provides genuine care and concern for you, and will stand by you throughout your matter. Mr. Mubasher earned...
Julie King
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Monterey, CA Business Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(831) 275-1002 2600 Garden Road, Suite 410
Monterey, CA 93940
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning and Trademarks
Loyola Law School
With 30 years’ experience, Julie King practices law with the highest standards of ethics and professionalism. She handles a wide variety of business and estate planning matters including contracts, employment, corporation/LLC/partnership formation, wills and trusts, pet trusts, trademarks, copyrights, landlord tenant, creditor’s rights, annual meeting minutes and corporate records, mergers and acquisitions, and employee training. She served as in-house counsel to major international corporations, including Toshiba America, where she worked for 15 years. She understands businesses in a way many lawyers do not simply because she has experienced the day-to-day interactions first-hand. See the difference a trained in-house counsel can...
Cheryl L Hodgson
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Santa Monica, CA Business Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(310) 623-3515 100 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 940
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Business, Communications, Entertainment & Sports and Trademarks
The University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Cheryl Hodgson offers a unique combination of legal expertise and practical business experience based upon years of experience in the music industry at a manager, agent, and music publisher. Expert in litigation of matters pertaining to contractual disputes, artist rights, trademarks, copyrights, Cheryl uses her courtroom expertise not only as a litigator but as a mediator in cases involving trademarks copyrights and entertainment related matters. Years in the courtroom provide her clients with strong advocacy for in business transactions, calculated to seal the deal, while minimizing future risks. Hodgson has been certified for...
Angelina Maria Plumtree
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Los Alamitos, CA Business Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(562) 594-3911 11132 WINNERS CIRCLE #G 207
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Insurance Claims and Insurance Defense
California Western School of Law
Plumtree & Associates is a boutique construction law firm specializing in representing general contractors, custom homebuilders, 8a contractors, remodelers, subcontractors, suppliers, engineers and architects in both California and Nevada. The firm represents clients in public, industrial, commercial and residential construction. Area of representation include, contract litigation, mechanics liens, bonded stop notices, delay claims, differing site conditions, change order negotiation/litigation, disgorgement, California Home Improvement Contract Issues, contract drafting/negotiation, CSLB license issues, business formation, expansion and dissolution, zoning, code enforcement, etc.
Mr. Bobby Kouretchian
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Carlsbad, CA Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(760) 487-8330 5650 El Camino Real, Ste 123
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Business, Estate Planning and Probate
Pepperdine University School of Law
Mr. Kouretchian provides strategic counseling and customized legal service to individuals, families, entrepreneurs, estates and businesses. He specializes in the areas of Wills and Trusts and Corporate/Business Law (Formation, Governance, Finance).
John A. Graham
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Lawyer

University of San Diego School of Law6th Circuit, 9th Circuit, Central District of California, Eastern District of California, Northern District of California, Southern District of California, State Bar of California, U.S. Supreme Court and Western...
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Gordon A. Schaller
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Irvine, CA Business Law Lawyer

University of Minnesota Law SchoolUnited States Tax Court and Washington
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Dan W Kehr
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Huntington Beach , CA Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(714) 375-6622 17011 Beach Blvd. Huntington Beach, CA 92647
9th Floor
Huntington Beach , CA 92647
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, IP and Tax
California Western School of Law and UCLA School of Law
Dan W. Kehr is the managing attorney at Kehr Business Law, PC. Before that he was a partner in Best Best & Krieger LLP’s Business practice group, where he provided corporate general counsel, technology, Internet and e-commerce legal services. He handles transactional-based legal issues that address the issues that arise when companies develop, license, acquire or sell information technology and Internet or computer-related products and services worldwide. He represents entrepreneurs, businesses, Internet & tech companies as well as their owners and C-level executives. Dan provides legal services for a variety of individuals, entrepreneurs, investors and businesses, including start-ups and mid-market...
Nikki Semanchik
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(619) 535-1811 2869 Historic Decatur Road
Suite 500
San Diego, CA 92106
Free ConsultationSan Diego, CA Business Law Attorney with 7 years experience
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
California Western School of Law
Nikki Semanchik is the Founding Attorney of Semanchik Law Group. Nikki started out her legal career advising small businesses and individuals in need of estate planning. An interest in international law and her background in immigration led her to represent multi-national high-net worth individuals with business law, asset protection and tax planning. After assisting clients with tax planning through the formation of private foundations and charitable trusts, Nikki found herself drawn to nonprofit law. She now assists nonprofit organizations with formation, compliance and governance.

Nikki is passionate about nonprofit law and enjoys speaking about nonprofit formation and compliance. Her most recent...
Rabeh M. A.  Soofi
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(213) 403-0130 5670 Wilshire Boulevard
18th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Free ConsultationBusiness, Entertainment & Sports, IP and Personal Injury
University of Notre Dame
Rabeh M. A. Soofi is the managing attorney and founder of the firm. Having spent most of her legal career at a large national lawfirm of 300+ lawyers involved in million and billion dollar disputes, Rabeh’s focus is on making world-class legal skills available to individuals in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, to offer exceptional legal services in a client-focused, cost-effective, and strategic manner. Rabeh is hired most often for her unique practice philosophy and is known among the legal community as an aggressive attorney with a no-nonsense and solutions-oriented approach to legal engagements. Rabeh’s legal work combines...
Jonathan S. Dennis
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(424) 299-4500 1875 Century Park East, Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Loyola Law School
Jonathan Dennis was born and raised in Los Angeles, California (Oakwood HS in North Hollywood). Mr. Dennis obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Finance from the University of Southern California in 1999. In 2006, Mr. Dennis obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. Mr. Dennis was admitted to the State of California Bar in 2007. Mr. Dennis also has been admitted to practice law before the United States District Court for the Central District California. Mr. Dennis’ practice emphasizes both prosecuting and defending a wide range of federal and state civil litigation...
William Earl Winfield
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(805) 604-4106 300 East Esplanade Drive
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Oxnard, CA 93036
Oxnard, CA Business Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
Business, Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Defense
Univ of Utah COL
William E. Winfield practices in the areas of general business law, civil litigation, real property, landlord/tenant, securities, oil and gas, bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights.

He is board certified in Business Bankruptcy by the American Board of Certification.

Bill has served as an arbitrator for the National Association of Securities Dealers and the Ventura County Superior Court, where he has also served as a visiting judge.

Bill is the author of “Rejection of Non-Residential Leases of Real Property in Bankruptcy: What Happens to the Mortgagees’ Security Interest” published in the April 1990 Pepperdine Law Review. Bill has been admitted...
David J. O'Connell
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Escondido, CA Business Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(760) 310-2463 104 West Grand Avenue
Ste. A
Escondido, CA 92025
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Mr. O'Connell leads a small firm of professionals specializing in real estate issues, business, corporations, limited liability companies, estates, and trust administration. He has more than 30 years of experience in these areas and is fully equipped to advise clients regarding their options and risks in these troubling economic times.

Mr. O'Connell speaks frequently at continuing education seminars on topic including the emerging issues in limited liability companies and legal ethics.

Mr. O'Connell served in the U.S. Army Security Agency from 1968 to 1972, serving in Turkey and Germany.
Antone F. Johnson
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San Francisco, CA Business Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(415) 729-5405 169 11th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Free ConsultationBusiness, Communications, IP and Securities
Columbia Law School
For nearly 20 years, Antone Johnson has served as lawyer, advisor, executive and advocate for emerging growth technology/digital media ventures, founders and investors in a diverse range of business and intellectual property matters. Raised in Menlo Park and Palo Alto, California, suffused with Silicon Valley's unique culture of innovation, he came of age professionally during the Internet explosion of the late 1990s, an entrepreneurial crucible of unprecedented wealth and job creation, reinvention of countless industries, and related venture capital and Wall Street dealmaking. Antone was fortunate to have a ringside seat at major Los Angeles and Silicon Valley law firms,...
Frank Huerta Jr
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Fresno, CA Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(559) 400-7531 1255 W Shaw Avenue Suite 101
Fresno, CA 93711
Free ConsultationBusiness, Elder, Estate Planning and Tax
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
"I love my work. I get to make a real difference to help people maintain their businesses and livelihoods. A file is more than just paper, it is my client's hard work and often a significant portion of their lives. I enjoy working with my clients to empower them to take control of their tax, estate planning and business issues." Frank Huerta Jr. Esq.

Frank Huerta Jr. has 14 years of experience as an attorney and law clerk working in government and tax law issues. He has a successful record of representing taxpayers before the IRS, Franchise Tax Board, Board Of...
Victor J. Yoo
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(888) 553-8000 2049 Century Park E
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Los Angeles, CA 90067
Business, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Tax
Southwestern University School of Law
Mr. Yoo's practice focuses on tax and bankruptcy litigation. He has represented clients in both criminal and civil cases against the California Franchise Tax Board, State Board of Equalization and Employment Development Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS). He has handled matters including IRS and sales tax audits, tax fraud investigations, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) and innocent spouse claims. Mr. Yoo also represents debtors and creditors in Chapter 7, 11 & 13 bankruptcy proceedings, including tax bankruptcy cases.
David S. Shevitz
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(213) 863-0183 3435 Wilshire Blvd
Ste 2920
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Collections and Foreclosure Defense
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Mr. Shevitz is an experienced bankruptcy attorney. He is certified as a Bankruptcy Specialist by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. His practice focuses on business reorganizations, individual debtor representation, and creditor representation in bankruptcy proceedings and related business litigation matters. Between 2011 and 2015, David was an attorney at a boutique bankruptcy firm where he represented individuals and businesses in Chapters 7, 11 and 13 as well related business litigation matters. During law school, David served as a legal intern for the Honorable Sheri Bluebond, US Bankruptcy Court for the Central District...
Jeffrey E. Steiner
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience

University of Southern California Law Center9th Circuit, State Bar of California, U.S. District Court, Central District of California and California
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Pierce the veil: A court no longer affords a shareholder of a corporation the protection of limited liability when the corporation has neglected corporate formalities and intermingled assets between the shareholder and the corporation.