La Canada Flintridge, California Business Lawyers

R. Scott Brink
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Management Labor & Employment Lawyer

Scott Brink represents employers in labor and employment law including California wage and hour law, collective bargaining, wrongful discharge litigation, and individual and class action employment discrimination.
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Jeffrey D. Goldman
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Entertainment Litigation Lawyer

Jeff Goldman is the Chair of JMBM's Entertainment Litigation Group and is known for handling groundbreaking copyright infringement litigation. He litigates nationally, and he represents both plaintiffs and defendants.
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Shafiel A. Karim
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California Business Law Attorney

Mr. Karim currently represents small and medium sized business in general business matters and civil litigation matters as well as diesel truck owners in a proposed consumer class action against General... Read More »
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Bernard R. Gans
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Intellectual Property Lawyer

Berney Gans represents businesses in patent, trademark, copyright and unfair competition issues including the filing and prosecuting of patent, trademark and copyright applications and the management of patent portfolios
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La Canada, CA Business Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(213) 625-5995 466 Foothill Blvd., Suite 370
La Canada, CA 91011
Business and Bankruptcy
Georgetown Univ Law Ctr
La Canada Flintridge, CA Business Law Attorney with 52 years experience
(818) 952-2662 4529 Angeles Crest Hwy
La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Southwestern Univ School of Law
La Canada Flintridge, CA Business Law Attorney with 46 years experience
(818) 790-4172 4035 Robin Hill Rd
La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011
Business
USC Law School
La Canada Flintridge, CA Business Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(818) 790-7312 370 Berkshire Ave
La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011
Business and Employment
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
La Canada Flintridge, CA Business Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(818) 790-2044 1117 Foothill Blvd
La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011
Business, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
Los Angeles, CA Business Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(213) 625-5995 466 Foothill Blvd., Suite 370
Los Angeles, CA 91011
Business, Bankruptcy and Real Estate
USC Law School
La Canada, CA Business Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(213) 625-5995 466 Foothill Blvd., Suite 370
La Canada, CA 91011
Business
Harvard Univ Law School
La Canada Flintridge, CA Business Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(818) 957-7923 5040 Ocean View Blvd
La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011
Business
Loyola Law School
La Canada Flintridge, CA Business Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(818) 790-8624 4275 Mesa Vista Dr
La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011
Business
UCLA School of Law
La Canada Flintridge, CA Business Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(818) 790-1510 842 E Big Briar Way
La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011
Business and Estate Planning
Loyola Law School
Glenn Fuller
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California Business Law Attorney with 26 years experience

Glenn Fuller is a partner and business lawyer with Raines Feldman LLP, where his practice centers on a wide array of matters including real estate acquisition, financing, and leasing of a variety of... Read More »
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Jim Butler
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Hotel Lawyer

Jim Butler devotes 100% of his practice to hospitality. He is the author of www.HotelLawBlog.com and chairman of JMBM's Global Hospitality Group® which focuses on representing hotel owners, developers, and lenders.
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La Canada Flintridge, CA Business Law Lawyer with 45 years experience
(818) 790-0956 4443 Chevy Chase Dr
La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011
Business
Loyola Law School
La Canada Flintridge, CA Business Law Lawyer with 50 years experience
(818) 952-5596 4205 Encinas Dr
La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011
Business
Univ of Utah COL
Melvin N.A. Avanzado
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Pasadena, CA Business Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(310) 552-9300 The Walnut Plaza
215 North Marengo Avenue, Third Floor
Pasadena, CA 91101
Business, Employment, Entertainment & Sports and IP
University of Notre Dame
BIG FIRM EXPERIENCE…SMALL FIRM SERVICE®

Melvin N.A. Avanzado is the principal of The Avanzado Law Firm, APLC. Mel is a trial lawyer with decades of experience representing clients in complex disputes in entertainment, media, intellectual property, sports and employment. Mel also represents clients as outside general counsel. Mel has extensive experience practicing with big law firms but now practices in his own small firm so he has the ability to provide personalized service to his clients.

Mel is extensively involved in the his community, serving on boards of a number of organizations and with the Los Angeles County Bar...
Sergio Andres Rodriguez-Gomez
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Pasadena, CA Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(855) 999-4004 221 East Walnut St.
Suite #227
Pasadena, CA 91101
Business, Real Estate and Tax
Universidad de la Sabana
Sergio A. Rodriguez was drafted in 1998 by one of the “big five” consulting and accounting firms. He provided advice and representation for multinational corporate clients in the areas of taxation and commercial law. Mr. Rodriguez came to California in 1999 to further his education in the area of business law and obtained a Master in Business Administration in year 2000.

Mr. Rodriguez was a partner at Russakow Ryan & Johnson for 3 years, and is now the owner and Managing Attorney of SRG Law Group. During his carrier Mr. Rodriguez has acquired significant experience in many different fields...
(909) 466-1661 8241 White Oak Avenue
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
(855) 999-4004 401 West A St.
San Diego, CA 92101
Calvin Allen Slater
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Pasadena, CA Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(626) 795-1600 200 S Los Robles Ave
Suite 530
Pasadena, CA 91101
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
UCLA School of Law
Scott Howard Linden
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Pasadena, CA Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(626) 578-0708 201 S Lake Ave., Suite 702
Pasadena, CA 91101
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
California Western School of Law
Angela Hawekotte
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Pasadena, CA Business Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(626) 583-8000 251 S Lake Ave
Suite 930
Pasadena, CA 91101-4873
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
University of Wales, Aberystwyth UK and Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Thomas Patrick Brown IV
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Pasadena, CA Business Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(888) 309-8213 300 North Lake Avenue
Suite 200
Pasadena, CA 91101
Business and Employment
Vanderbilt Univ School of Law
William Frederick Bresee
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Pasadena, CA Business Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(626) 796-4000 100 Corson Street
Third Floor
Pasadena, CA 91103
Business, Construction, Energy and International
U of San Francisco School of Law
William Bresee is a partner in Leech Tishman’s Los Angeles and Pittsburgh offices and possesses a wealth of experience in the area of commercial transactions. He serves as Chair of the firm’s Energy Practice Group as well as Co-Chair of Leech Tishman’s International Practice Group. Bill also practices in the Corporate and Construction Practice Groups. Bill has advised a wide range of clients, from multinational corporations to entrepreneurial enterprises, on issues such as corporate organization and administration, and legal matters related to electrical power, petroleum, telecommunications, industrial and civil facilities for U.S. and foreign corporations, governmental entities and joint ventures....
Kathryn Ayshford Tyler
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ALTADENA, CA Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(626) 296-9601 931 ALTA VISTA DRIVE
ALTADENA, CA 91001
Business, IP, International and Real Estate
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Dustin Ginsburg
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California Business Law Lawyer

Georgetown University Law Center and University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of LawCalifornia
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Robert E. Strauss
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California Business Law Attorney with 28 years experience

UCLA School of LawCalifornia, U.S. District Court, Central District of California and U.S. Tax Court
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Doug Griffith
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Pasadena, CA Business Law Lawyer
(818) 919-8541 155 N. Lake Ave.
Ste. 800
Pasadena, CA 91101
Business
Paul Cheng
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Pasadena, CA Business Law Lawyer
301 N. Lake Avenue
Suite 810
Pasadena, CA 91101
Business
Una Lee Jost
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Pasadena, CA Business Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(626) 344-8021 530 South Lake Avenue #274
Pasadena, CA 91101
Free ConsultationBusiness
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Jost Legal, the law office of solo attorney Una Lee Jost, is committed to the success of California's small businesses and nonprofits by serving as their native guide to the world of legalese, and helping them navigate the legal jungle with its mines and pitfalls. Whether it be starting up your own business or a nonprofit or dealing with any one of a myriad of daily legal issues facing the business or social entrepreneur, Jost Legal is here to serve as your legal counselor, confidante, and sounding board in helping you navigate your day-to-day affairs in today's ever-complex legal environment....
Alejandro Ramirez
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Pasadena, CA Business Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(626) 808-1073 790 E. Colorado Blvd., Suite 790
Pasadena, CA 91101
Free ConsultationBusiness and Real Estate
Northwestern University School of Law
We bridge the gap between business and law.

We help investors, family offices, and business owners with the acquisition, operation, disposition, financing and leasing of commercial real estate. We work with various property types all over California, including retail, industrial, office, multi-family, and land.

We will tailor the scope of our services to fit your needs and budget. We offer unbundled legal services (also known as limited-scope representation) so that clients only pay for the agreed-upon services that they need.

Need a commercial lease reviewed or a purchase agreement reviewed? We can help.

Frequently unbundled legal services include:
•Coaching on negotiation strategy,
•Conducting...
Simon Stepanyan
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Glendale, CA Business Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(747) 777-2977 450 N Brand Blvd, 6th Floor
Glendale, CA 91203
Free ConsultationBusiness, Consumer and Immigration
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Simon Stepanyan is the founder and managing attorney of Stepanyan Law Firm. Growing up in a family of attorneys, it was only a matter of time before Simon would become one himself. He is a graduate of law schools in the United States, France, and Armenia. Simon’s legal education is complemented by his work experience at law firms in all three countries.

Immediately prior to founding Stepanyan Law Firm, Simon worked at a Los Angeles law firm, where his practice was focused on multi-million dollar complex state and federal cases, consumer class actions, business law, and immigration law.

Having a unique background...
Edgar J. Gutierrez
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Pasadena, CA Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(626) 662-2766 225 S. Lake Avenue
Suite 300
Pasadena, CA 91101
Business, Criminal, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Southwestern Law School
I am an attorney with over 20 years of practice experience. I have handled cases in California, Texas and Washington. Before launching my own law firm, I was a partner with a national trial law firm. My firm provides both individuals and business clients with personalized and outstanding legal representation in the areas of personal injury, criminal defense and general business law / litigation. I offer competitive hourly rates and where appropriate, fixed/flat fees. My office also provides representation on a contingency basis.
Mr. Alan James Romero
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Pasadena, CA Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(626) 396-9900 80 S. Lake Avenue, Suite 880
Pasadena, CA 91101
Business, Employment and Entertainment & Sports
Southwestern Law School
Alan J. Romero is the managing shareholder of, and lead trial attorney for, Romero Law, APC, a civil litigation firm located in Pasadena, California. Mr. Romero’s notable results have included a successful fraudulent transfer action related to a $10MM piece of real property, a $3.05MM jury verdict in a jury trial related to the clarification of certain television distribution rights on behalf of STARZ Home Entertainment, LLC, a judgment of $2.76 million in a motion-picture fraud action on behalf of Anchor Bay Entertainment, LLC, and a $1.5MM settlement in a medical malpractice action which later resulted in a published decision...
Michael Avanesian
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glendale, CA Business Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(888) 529-3111 801 N. Brand Blvd Suite #1130
glendale, CA 91203
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense and Legal Malpractice
Southwestern Law School
If you are in the market for a trustworthy, aggressive and competent attorney, you have found him.
(855) 266-2551 3440 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 915
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Jack Chammas
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Glendale, CA Business Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(213) 250-4400 608 Benowe Scotia Road
Glendale, CA 91207
Business, Employment and Immigration
Western State Univ COL
An innovative counselor and litigator, Los Angeles business lawyer Jack Chammas of the Chammas Law Office has also developed an exclusive fee program for business clients, offering flexible, cost-effective fee arrangements that are tailored to the unique needs of the individual client. We believe that building a law practice is based on client trust and not billable hours. As General Counsel with more than 11 years of experience with small, mid-level, and large litigation cases, and extensive exposure and interaction with hundreds of law firms all over the United States, Los Angeles business lawyer Jack Chammas appreciates and understands the...
Alex Megeredchian
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glendale, CA Business Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(818) 419-7746 801 N. Brand Blvd. Ste 970
glendale, CA 91203
Business, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Personal Injury
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Alex Megeredchian is the founder and president of Megeredchian Law, a rapidly growing California law firm. At the age of 18, Alex litigated his own disputed liability auto accident case and won. His passion for the American judicial system drove him to earn his law degree from Loyola Law School and gain admittance to the state bar. Shortly thereafter, Alex founded Megeredchian Law, where he helps injured California accident victims earn just compensation.

Megeredchian Law strives to offer exceptional client service. You can call and speak to your personal injury attorney 24/7, 365 days of the year. You'll be provided...
Barry L. Burten
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Corporate and Finance Lawyer

Barry Burten represents businesses in corporate, securities, financing, real estate and bankruptcy matters, including mergers and acquisitions, public offerings and private placements of debt and equity securities.
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Jeffrey T. Myers
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Hospitality Lawyer

Jeff Myers' represents developers and capital providers in the development, financing, acquisition, and operation of hotels, resorts and other hospitality properties both nationwide and internationally.
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Albert Lum
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Pasadena, CA Business Law Attorney with 55 years experience
(626) 795-8886 225 South Lake Ave.
Suite 300
Pasadena, CA 91101
Business, Estate Planning, Immigration and Tax
USC Law School
As an attorney, Mr. Lum has over fifty years of experience, specializing in all aspects of immigration applications and immigration litigation. His immigration application practice includes consultation and representation on applications for Immigrant Investor Visas (EB-5), PERM, Nonimmigrant Business Visas (E-2, L-1, H-1, B-1/B-2), and all forms of family based visa applications. Mr. Lum’s immigration litigation practice includes representation for Asylum, TPS, VAWA, and Cancellation of Removal.

Mr. Lum also provides personal representation to individuals, partnerships, and corporations regarding all business and corporate matters, trust, wills, and estates, and business litigation and real estate litigation matters.
(626) 795-8886 1005 E Colorado Blvd
Suite 207
Pasadena, CA 91106
(702) 458-9556 3430 E Flamingo Rd.
Suite 221
Las Vegas, NV 89120
Albert Justin Lum
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Pasadena, CA Business Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(626) 795-8886 225 South Lake Ave., suite 300
Pasadena, CA 91106
Business, IP, Patents and Trademarks
University of California - Davis
A. Justin Lum continues his father’s (Albert C. Lum) legacy in helping new business owners (entrepreneurs, startups) with all their legal matters, from creating a company to finding real estate to registering DBAs, copyrights, trademarks, and patents. As a business attorney, A. Justin Lum can also assist with corporate and transactional matters, litigation, and employment immigration (e.g., EB, H1).

Admitted:
• California State Bar 1993
• United States District Court
• Central District of California United States Court of Appeals
• Ninth Circuit United States Court of Appeals
• Tenth Circuit Registered
• United States Patent Bar, 1997
(626) 795-8886 1005 E Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91106
Jual F Reyes
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Los Angeles, CA Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(877) 242-4410 1875 Century Park East, Suite 600
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment, Personal Injury and Real Estate
UCLA School of Law
Born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Graduated from the University of California Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and obtained law degree from the UCLA School of Law. Worked on a wide variety of matters, including cases involving employment discrimination, business law, real estate, landlord/tenant matters, personal injury and breach of contract matters. Member of the California State Bar and UCLA Alumni Association. Has been a licensed real estate broker in the state of California since December of 2008. Admitted to practice law in all courts in the state of California and the...
(323) 210-3441 3315 Glendale Blvd., Suite 8
Los Angeles, CA 90039
Joshua R. Driskell
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Pasadena, CA Business Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(626) 683-7234 790 East Colorado Blvd
Ste 300
Pasadena, CA 91101
Business, Bankruptcy, Elder and Tax
University of Toledo
Mr. Driskell focuses his practice on business, tax, estate, bankruptcy and related matters. He is a member of the Pasadena Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the California Bar Association. Prior to the formation of Primuth & Driskell, LLP with Partner Jonathan Primuth in 2014, Mr. Driskell worked at a multi-state law firm, handling a wide variety of matters for individuals and small and medium sized businesses. Mr. Driskell earned his juris doctor from the University of Toledo College of Law, where he was president of the American Bar Association-Law School Division and was a member, officer...
Ching K. Chiao
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Pasadena, CA Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(626) 698-0088 600 S. Lake Avenue
Suite 303
Pasadena, CA 91106
Business and Real Estate
Southwestern University School of Law
As one of the firm’s founding attorneys, Ching K. Chiao is a respected and prominent member of the Southern California Real Estate and Business Law community. Mr. Chiao represents various individuals and businesses, including major real estate developers in the Greater Los Angeles Area with portfolios in excess of $500,000,000. His representation includes notable deals with Home Depot, Office Depot, Food-4-Less, Rite Aid, Ross Dress-for-Less, JC Penny’s, McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Starbucks, Seattle’s Best, Foot Locker, Gymboree, AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, MetroPCS, and many more. Mr. Chiao prides himself on delivering exceptional results in a cost-effective manner. Companies who utilize...
Steven William Kerekes
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Pasadena, CA Business Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(626) 796-5000 70 S. Lake Avenue, Suite 750
Pasadena, CA 91101
Free ConsultationBusiness, Collections, International and Real Estate
USC Law School
Mr. Kerekes is an experienced real estate and business attorney with over 30 years of experience. He began his career as assistant general counsel for a real estate development company and related brokerage company, negotiating and drafting construction agreements, financing agreements, and the purchase and sale of real property, as well as defending on construction claims. He also structured and organized entities to hold title and helped obtain financing. Thereafter, he went into private practice. He is also a veteran trial attorney who has also prosecuted and defended major cases involving construction defects, breach of contract, partnership disputes and...
Ghassan Othman Hasan
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Pasadena, CA Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
790 East Colorado Blvd., 9th Floor
Pasadena, CA 91101
Free ConsultationBusiness, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Howard Univ School of Law
Ghassan O. Hasan began his legal career in 2003 as a civil litigation attorney with McCune & Harber in Los Angeles, representing public agencies in a wide variety of tort related disputes. He continued to build upon his experience as a trial attorney during his tenure as a litigation attorney with Richardson & Harman in Pasadena, where he specialized in real estate, business and homeowner association law. In 2008, Mr. Hasan moved to Orange County and established the Law Office of Ghassan O. Hasan. Since that time, the firm has built a reputation for providing effective and...
(949) 833-7104 1 Park Plaza, Suite 600
Irvine, CA 92614
Kevin Jeffrey Brody
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Pasadena, CA Business Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(626) 440-5200 301 N Lake Ave, 7th Fl
Pasadena, CA 91101
Business, Construction and Real Estate
Cornell Univ
Kevin Brody has over 20 years of experience practicing real estate and corporate law, serving the Los Angeles, CA. Area. Mr. Brody has worked on property purchase and sale transactions, leases and loans.
Armen Kiramijyan
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Glendale, CA Business Law Lawyer
(844) 522-7752 815 East Colorado Street Suite 220
Glendale, CA 91205
Business, Criminal, Personal Injury and Trademarks
California Western School of Law
Armen Kiramijyan graduated from USC Dornsife College (formerly Letters, Arts & Sciences) in 2007 with a accelerated B.A. and M.A. in Economics. After graduation he worked as a Money Management Portfolio Administrator for Western Asset, a principal subsidiary of Legg Mason, an American-based global investment management firm. Later he worked as a Accountant for Caruso Affiliated, one of the largest, privately held real estate companies in the United States. Armen graduated from California Western School of Law, San Diego in 2010 with an accelerated J.D. As an attorney, he primarily practices business litigation and consulting at KAASS LAW, a well...
(844) 522-7752 22021 W Erwin St
Los Angeles, CA 91335
(844) 522-7752 570 W 4th St Ste 300
San Bernardino, CA 92401
Allan Howard Grant
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Glendale, CA Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(888) 937-7555 655 N. Central Ave., # 17 Floor
Glendale, CA 921203
Free ConsultationBusiness, IP, Patents and Trademarks
California Western School of Law
Grant’s Law Firm, is a business oriented law firm composed of experienced attorneys delivering aggressive and innovative services in a cost-effective manner. While we offer the kind of work product, expected from a large law firm, we retain small firm efficiency and focus on personalized service to individuals, businesses and business owners throughout Orange County, Riverside County, and Los Angeles County, California. Our business lawyers craft creative and efficient solutions to various legal problems, no matter how complex the issues may be. In doing so, we seek to build long term relationships with our clients, so that we can contribute to...
(888) 937-7555 7545 Irvine Center Dr. # 200
Irvine, CA 92618
(888) 937-7555 3638 University Ave. # 203
Riverside, CA 92501
Camilla Chan
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California Business Law Lawyer with 12 years experience

Georgetown University Law CenterDC and California
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David A. Sudeck
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California Business Law Attorney with 22 years experience

UCLA School of LawCalifornia
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