Donald Serafano exemplifies that unique balance between aggressive litigator and prudent protector. With over a decade of experience in all matters of civil litigation, Donald has learned exactly what it takes to help a client navigate the complex waters of case management to obtain the outcome they desire. His ability both in and out of the courtroom has earned him the mark of respect from his colleagues and peers. Donald never forgets that his first goal in any matter is to protect his client’s rights and to make sure a matter is thoroughly resolved to their satisfaction.
Donald has served in several prestigious law firms over the years. He has litigated matters ranging from construction defect and commercial litigation to receiverships, personal injury and criminal defense matters. He has been involved in all aspects of discovery, motion and appeal writing, case analysis, compliance assurance and judgment enforcement. He is equally comfortable in handling matters in arbitration settings or in front of a judge or jury.
In addition to his skills as an attorney, Donald has proven himself to be a dynamic leader by managing the day-to-day operations of large businesses. He was the in-house General Counsel for a national debt consolidation and bankruptcy company with over 160 employees and 11,000 clients. He was the managing attorney at two law firms responsible for the oversight of all cases, development of policies and procedures, and the fiscal accountability of the firm’s attorneys. This included handling a caseload of over 19,000 matters representing a value of $109 million.
For legal advice or legal representation in a Criminal Law Matter in the Los Angeles area, contact an experienced Southern California Criminal Law Attorney. Mr. Serafano provides his clients with expert legal counsel with the utmost in personal attention. Mr. Serafano represent clients throughout Southern California with the most effective and responsive legal representation available.
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|Associate- Civil Litigation||Hollins Schechter||2008 - 2010|
|Professor||California Southern University||2008 - 2014|
|Managing Attorney of the CA Office||Eltman, Eltman & Cooper PC||2006 - 2008|
|Managing Attorney of the California Office||Resurgence Financial LLP||2005 - 2006|
|In-House, General Counsel||Debt Consolidation and Bankruptcy Management, LLP||2003 - 2005|
|Senior Associate Attorney- Civil Litigation||Law Offices of Charles B. Carey||1998 - 2003|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|State Bar of California||Member||1993 - Present|
|Orange County Bar Association||Member||1993 - Present|
|Claremont McKenna Alumni Association||Member||1990 - Present|
|West Orange County Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Newport Harbor Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|North Orange County Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Orange County Criminal Defense Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|UC Davis SOL King Hall||Law||law||1993|
|Claremont McKenna Coll||History and P.P.E. (Philosophy, Political Science, Economics||undergraduate||1990|