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Ellen Rachel Serbin

Appeals Attorney at Long Beach, CA

5.0   1 review
  • State Years
    California - CA 36 years
    Arizona - AZ 36 years
  • Licensed for 36 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1987
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 36 years
    State AZ
    Acquired 1987
    Status
    Inactive No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Ellen

Learn Ellen’s areas of practice.

3
Practice areas
  1. Appeals
    45%
    Certified Appellate Law Specialist State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, State and Federal appeals

    36 years, 100 cases

  2. Litigation
    45%
    Employment Discrimination, Disability Discrimination, Real Estate Fraud, Insurance Bad Faith, Contract Disputes, Construction Defect.

    36 years, 200 cases

  3. Insurance
    10%

    36 years

Ms. Serbin received her B.A. degree from Pitzer College in 1981 and her Juris Doctor degree from University of San Diego School of Law in 1986. She was admitted to the bar in California and Arizona in 1987 and has been practicing law since 1987. In November of 1987, Ms. Serbin was hired as an associate by the Perona, Langer firm and in 1996 became a principal of the law firm.

Ms. Serbin has a diverse litigation practice representing clients in State and Federal court in the areas of appellate law, employment discrimination and wrongful termination, real estate fraud, construction defects, insurance bad faith and inverse condemnation.

In addition to her trial experience, Ms. Serbin has handled in excess of 70 appeals, writs and petitions for review before various appellate courts including the California Supreme Court of Appeal, California Court of Appeal, Arizona Court of Appeal and Federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal. Many of the appeals she has researched, written and argued have resulted in published opinions including Rosencrans v. Dover Images, Ltd, 192 Cal. App. 4th 1072 (2011), County of San Bernardino v. Calderon, 148 1103 (2007), Plut v. Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company, 85 98 (2000), Pruyn v. Agricultural Ins. Co., 36 500 (1995), and Rivera v. Sassoon, 39 1045 (1995).

On February 15, 2015, Ellen R. Serbin was certified as an Appellate Law Specialist by the California Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California.

Ellen Serbin is an active and sustaining member of several professional organizations including, the Anti-Defamation League, America Bar Association, California Employment Lawyers Association, National Employment Lawyers Association, and Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles

 

AREAS OF LAW: Appellate, Elder Abuse, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Real Estate Disputes, Construction Defects, Business Litigation, Insurance Bad Faith, Inverse Condemnation

EDUCATION: University of San Diego School of Law – J.D.Pitzer College – B.A.

BAR ADMISSION: California and Arizona

 

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Location

Perona, Langer, Beck, Serbin, Harrison
300 East San Antonio Drive
Long Beach, CA, 90807

Reviews

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Posted by anonymous | November 8, 2019
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Very personable, brilliant, caring and a trusted advisor!
I spoke with Ellen for advise on an employment case. She was very knowledgable, offered excellent advise, and I could tell was very caring throughout the process. She's very professional and brilliant in her understanding across many legal areas which is hard to find. Definitely recommend her!
Response from Ellen Serbin November 7, 2021
Thank you for your review and recommendation. I really appreciate it.

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AVVO RATING 7.4 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Perona, Langer, Beck, Serbin, Harrison
  • 1987 - 2016

Education

  • University of San Diego School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1986
  • Pitzer College (Claremont)
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1981

Associations

  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • California Employment Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • 1991 - Present
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Member
  • 1991 - Present
  • Anti-Defamation League
  • Member
  • 1990 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1987 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Attorney endorsements

Received (3)
Given (4)
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Appeals Attorney | May 02
Relationship: Co-worker
"With her years of experience and expertise, Ellen he is the most dedicated and passionate appellate attorney I have ever met. Her dedication to clients is unmatched due to her keen sense of sophisticated legal analysis, strategy and issue identification. Ellen is always prepared on both the facts and the law. She always keeps her client’s best interest in mind."
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 01
Relationship: Co-worker
"I have never worked with a person who gives as much attention to detail as Ellen does. Her willingness to take on difficult appeals where she has researched, written and argued have resulted in published opinions including Rosencrans v. Dover Images, Ltd, 192 Cal. App. 4th 1072 (2011). To see the successful result of each and every appeal, writ and petition for review before various appellate courts has repeatedly impressed me over the years. She is an extremely valuable asset to our law firm."
Litigation Attorney | Mar 31
Relationship: Co-worker
"Ellen is by far the most diverse litigation attorney within our firm. For over 20 years, Ellen has represented clients in both State and Federal court within the areas of employment civil rights, insurance bad faith, real estate fraud and much more. With her years of experience and expertise, Ellen is a key asset to the success of our firm."
Employment and labor
Personal injury
Real estate
Personal injury

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Long Beach Appeals Lawyer Ellen Rachel Serbin
Ellen Rachel Serbin
Appeals Attorney
Long Beach, CA
Licensed for 36 years