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Real Estate, Entertainment, Business, Corporate & Incorporation

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Languages Spoken: Hungarian

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1977

  1. Real Estate: 65%
    30 years
  2. Entertainment: 20%
    30 years
  3. Business: 10%
    30 years
  4. Corporate & Incorporation: 5%
    30 years, 61 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250-375/hour), Contingent (20-40%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Mark Steven Eisenberg

    I endorse this lawyer. Peter brings the highest level of professionalism and advocacy when representing his clients, Whether it's a contract, a copyright or other proprietary issue, I recommend Peter Gordon for all of your entertainment law needs.

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    Mark Eisenberg Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    I have referred Peter clients and only received rave reviews about him and his work in return. Peter is a very hard working, smart, and personable attorney. His service to his clients is beyond compare. He will treat his clients fairly and represent them vigorously.

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    Joseph Longo Estate Planning Attorney
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Contact Info

Peter D Gordon Attorney At Law

8050 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA, 90046

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive197705/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Public reproval with/duties
    issued in CA, 2005

    updated

    This sanction means the attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The Bar placed conditions on the lawyer's activities to try to prevent a recurrence of the wrongful act.

    Peter’s comment: “I entered into a profit sharing agreement with a client to pay for fees owing. Although my client did not receive profit from the 4-films I recovered in a lawsuit, and he never paid me any portion of receipts, the Bar found that I failed to advise him in writing to “seek the advice of an independent lawyer” under Rule 3-300(B). Cal. Lawyer 3/06 p. 66. Ironically, I got a Judgment for my client of: $2,148,049 against distributor; $3,000,000 president; & $1,300,000 in punitives. LASC #BC029647.”

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certificate of Appreciation for Exemplary EffortsCity of Los Angeles2005
Certificate of RecognitionCalifornia State Assembly2003
9th Circuit EditorLoyola Law Review1977

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipalPeter D. Gordon & Associates1987 - Present
ClerkCalifornia Courts Of Appeal1977 - 1977

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Beverly Hills Bar Association; Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
Committee for the Rights of Handicapped in the Media, Beverly Hills Bar AssociationChair1990 - 1990
Committee for the Rights of Handicapped in the Media, Beverly Hills Bar AssociationChair1989 - 1989
American Arbitration AssociationArbitrator in Construction Litigation1985 - 1989
Bet Tzedek Legal Services GroupFounding Member1985 - 1995

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Los Angeles Bar JournalEnforcing Buy/Sell Agreements: The Lis Pendens Labyrinth by Peter D. Gordon, Esq.2010

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola University School LawLaw,JD - Juris Doctor1977
University of California - Santa CruzPolitics, Philosophy, and EconomicsBA - w/ Highest Honors in Philosophy & Valedictorian1971

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Start Up ConferenceLegal Issues for Start Ups2012
Trial Advocacy ClassCivil Litigation Overview2008