Eric E. Castelblanco

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Castelblanco Law Group, A Prof Law Corp
 | 10944 Ventura Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 91604
Phone: 213-388-6004
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Licensed Since: 1991
Education: Harvard Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate: Consumer (70%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Civil Rights (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Attorney Eric E. Castelblanco is the founder and owner of Castelblanco Law Group, APLC, which has offices in Studio City and Bakersfield, California. A top-rated, award-winning attorney with more than 28 years of legal experience, Mr. Castelblanco has established himself as an authority in housing law, as well as one of the state's preeminent advocates for tenants' rights.

Over the course of his career focusing primarily on housing and tenant issues for clients throughout the greater Los Angeles metro region, Mr. Castelblanco has recovered millions of dollars in compensation for tenants dealing with unlawful evictions, lease issues, and problems with the condition and safety of the homes, apartments and condos they are renting. He has extensive experience advocating on behalf of tenants forced to endure highly unsanitary conditions, as well as those whose landlords refuse to make necessary repairs to ceilings, roofs, floor covering, appliances and more.

Recognized for his impeccable professionalism and outstanding legal abilities, Mr. Castelblanco holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, and he has earned other accolades from his peers. He has also received many positive testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A 1986 graduate of Loyola Marymount University with a Bachelor of Science in accounting, Mr. Castelblanco earned his license as a certified public accountant and worked as a CPA for a number of years before deciding to pursue his legal career. He then attended Harvard Law School, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1991. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

Born in Bogotá, Columbia, Mr. Castelblanco has called Los Angeles his own for most of his life, and he is fluent in Spanish. He is also an active member of The State Bar of California and the Century City Bar Association, among his other professional affiliations. Additionally, he works closely with several nonprofits across his area to advocate for better living conditions for tenants.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas

Real Estate: Consumer (70%)
Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
Civil Rights (10%)

Real Estate (70%)

Personal Injury - General (20%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Civil Rights (10%)

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2020

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About Eric Castelblanco

Admitted: 1991, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.castelblanco.com/about-us/eric-e-castelblanco/

Honors/Awards:

  • Mr. Castelblanco was recognized by Los Angeles Inquilinos Unidos as the Housing Champion for 2015 for his work representing tenants living in substandard housing conditions.  , HOUSING CHAMPION, Los Angeles Inquilinos Unidos, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • California state courts
  • State Supreme Court
  • United States District Court, Central District
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Martindale-Hubbell has recognized Attorney Eric Castelblanco with a Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rating. Attorney Eric Castelblanco was given an AV Preeminent rating from his peers, which means that he was deemed to have very high professional ethics and preeminent legal ability. Only lawyers with the highest ethical standards and professional ability receive a Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating., 2018

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Mr. Castelblanco was invited to speak to his fellow alumni at the Harvard Law School Celebration of Latino Alumni Conference held on March 3 to 5, 2017.  , Speaker, Effective Small Firm and Solo Practice Management, Harvard Law School, Legal, 2017

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Educational Background:

  • Harvard Law School where he received his Juris Doctor degree

Industry Groups

  • Tenants
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Office Location for Eric E. Castelblanco

10944 Ventura Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 91604

Phone: 213-388-6004

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Last Updated: 9/4/2019

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