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Firm Overview

I founded the firm in 1988, and we currently have two attorneys and four legal assistants. 95% of our work is in representing debtors in bankruptcy; we also do plaintiff personal injury and Social Security Disability appeals.

Example cases

I removed a creditor's lien from a home, 9th Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeal.

Main Office

Main
1503 South Coast Drive
Suite 209
Costa Mesa  CA  92626

Phone
  • (714) 433-7185
Fax
  • (714) 662-0302

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

Yes.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

My fixed prices are $750 and up.

Hourly Rates

My rates are $350 per hour.

Office Information

Office Hours

My hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday; Saturdays and evenings by appointment.

Office Manager

Chuck Finn

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

We have paralegal affiliates who speak Spanish.

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

During an early clerkship, the attorney I worked with did bankruptcy. I learned it from a Nolo book and became good at it.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

They should always try to.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

Yes.

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

Possibly, but the new bankruptcy laws are very strict and complicated.

Joseph A. Weber

I have represented thousands of people and businesses in bankruptcy, and have always been self-employed.

All of my education and work experience, particularly the service jobs like clerk and cashier I had as a kid, have helped me to be a better lawyer.

I am well-versed in the new bankruptcy law, having studied it as it was being formulated over the last 8 years. I worked to actively oppose what I saw as a creditor-sponsored slap in the face to American consumers.

Casual, friendly, focused.

Personal interests:

I enjoy travel, music and film.

License
  • Bar Number: 133297
    California , 1988
Education
  • The American College of Law
    J.D. , 1982
    Anaheim, CA
    I was interested in bankruptcy and personal finance.
  • St. Leo University
    Bachelor of Arts , 1978
    Saint Leo, FL
    I majored in Psychology.

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