MEET OUR TEAM
Eric Bensamochan, Attorney
Eric Bensamochan is a superb attorney that handles all matters of debt relief and civil litigation. A big believer in Justice & Equality, Eric goes out of his way to ensure that all avenues are explored during your representation.
Eric is a highly qualified attorney that holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in MIS and a Juris Doctorate Degree.
Eric is no stranger to solving problems, having spent over a decade helping individuals and businesses restructure and reorganize their debt in order to get a fresh start. Eric is the attorney of record for hundreds of bankruptcy cases in the central district of California, having handled everything from the most basic of Chapter 7 cases to having confirmed complex Chapter 11 plans of reorganization.
Eric helps individuals and businesses to resolve their legal issues in a compassionate and competitive manner, keeping in mind the financial constraints facing people today.
Eric and the Bensamochan Law Firm offer a wide range of services, and there is never a charge for a consultation to see if Eric is the right attorney for you! He and his team are ready to assist you. Eric cares about his clients and their futures.
Eyal Gamliel, Attorney
Eyal Gamliel graduated from the University of California Santa Barbara, with a B.A. in Business Economics and continued to receive is law degree at the prestigious USC's Gould School of Law. He currently works in our Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution department coming from one of the world's largest firms, Latham & Watkins, LLP.
Eyal has completed the Los Angeles County Bar Association DRS Basic Mediation Training (30 hours). He has completed the Martin Luther King Dispute Resolution Center “Mediating the Litigated Case” (10 hours). He has mediated approximately a dozen cases on the pro bono panel of the Los Angeles Superior Court. Attended dozens of mediations as a litigant or attorney. His expertise and mediation knowledge is truly unsurpassed.
John Luessenhop, Attorney (Licensed in New York)
John Luessenhop is currently the Chief Financial Officer of South Cord Holdings, which operates four major cannabis retail stores under the brand “Connected in the area south of Los Angeles. He is familiar with both the law and regulations for cannabis businesses as well as their practical applications.
Mr. Luessenhop graduated with honor from Georgetown University Law Center in 1986 after receiving a B.A. degree from the University of Virginia. He entered the cannabis world based on his strong corporate experience gained from six years as a Wall Street attorney, where he engaged in general corporate law along with securities regulation.
John is still a practicing attorney in New York state as well as California. He is part of the Cannabis Law and Dispute Resolution at the Bensamochan Law Firm.
Paulina Buitron, Office Manager
Paulina Buitron has over 20 years of experience as a paralegal. She has been with the firm for nearly 15 years and has handled various bankruptcy cases as a case manager. Currently, she does client intake, client management, case management, and office management. Paulina is bilingual (Spanish) and is more than essential to our operation.
Daniel Phelan, Paralegal
Daniel Phelan is an experienced civil litigation paralegal with specialization in bankruptcy. He has been with the firm for over 10 years.
Christian Colmenares, Legal Assistant
Christian Colmenares has been with the firm as a legal assistant for over two years. Christian graduated from the University of Southern California in May 2022 and is set to begin Law School this fall.
Karina Arita, Administrative Assistant
Karina joins the firm as a student with the long term goal of becoming an attorney herself. She is highly organized, and skilled. She is also fluent in Spanish as well as English.
CALL FOR YOUR FREE CONSULTATION
Regardless of your situation, know that Eric Bensamochan can help! Call The Bensamochan Firm at 818-574-5740 to learn more today.
The Bensamochan Law Firm Inc. assists clients in a number of areas in California, including Agoura Hills, Thousand Oaks, Westlake village, Calabasas, Oxnard, Camarillo, Ventura, Santa Barbara, Encino, Tarzana, West Hills, Woodland Hills, Sherman Oaks, Northridge, Chatsworth, Simi Valley, Sylmar, Pacoima, San Fernando, Reseda, Van Nuys, North Hollywood, West Hollywood, Burbank, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Porter Ranch, Lake Balboa, Canoga Park, Winnetka, Santa Ana, Riverside, Tujunga, Pasadena, Glendale, Venice, Santa Monica, and Westwood.
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