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|CA||Not Eligible to Practice Law (Not Entitled)||1989||08/24/2016|
|IL||Retired - not authorized to practice law or provide pro bono services, disciplinary probation conditions||1987||11/21/2016|
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Nominee for Trial Lawyer of the Year||Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles||N/A|
|Invited Member||Million Dollar Advocates Forum||N/A|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||N/A|
|AV® Preeminent™ (5.0 out of 5.0)||Martindale-Hubbell||N/A|
|Owner & Trial Lawyer||John C. Torjesen & Associates, PC||1996 - Present|
|Trial Lawyer||Grassini, Wrinkle, Gallagher & Torjesen||1990 - 1996|
|Trial Lawyer||Carr, Krein & Tillery||1987 - 1990|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles||President (2007)||N/A|
|American Board of Trial Advocates||Advocate||N/A|
|Consumer Attorneys of California||Board of Governors||N/A|
|American Association for Justice||Member||N/A|
|Los Angeles County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|R. v. City of Morro Bay, No. CV01-4003.||Case settled for $2,200,000.00.|
|L. v. Krause, No. BC 283322||Jury Verdict for $984,382.00.|
|E. v. Tandy, PC 019397||Verdict for $762,814.36, plus $75,000 in attorneys fees under the Consumer Legal Remedies Act.|
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|Southern Illinois University School of Law||Law||J.D., cum laude||1987|
|Southern Illinois University, Carbondale||Economic & Philosophy||A.B.D.||N/A|
|University of Chicago||Social Thought||N/A||N/A|
|CAALA Convention for Trial Lawyers||Torts Involving Property||2011|
|CAALA Convention for Trial Lawyers||Financial Elder Abuse||2010|
|CAALA Convention for Trial Lawyers||Recovering Property and Seizing Assets||2009|
|CAALA Convention for Trial Lawyers||Evolving Strategies in Real estate Litigation||2008|
|CAALA Convention for Trial lawyers||Lender, Broker and Mortgage Fraud||2007|
|CAALA Convention for Trial Lawyers||Remedies for Harm to Business Interests||2006|