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Jose Antonio Mendoza

Litigation Attorney at Woodland Hills, CA

5.0   2 reviews
  • Licensed for 27 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1996
    Active No misconduct found

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About Jose

Learn Jose’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Litigation
    Real estate, business, corporate clients and commercial general liability.

    14 years

  2. Real estate
    Real estate brokers and agents, title companies, escrow companies, mortgage and lenders. Non-disclosures, mold, asbestos, lead-based paint, breach of fiduciary duty, disputes regarding earnest money deposits, liens, easements, cloud on title, ownership disputes, adverse possession, quitclaim deeds, transaction and landlord-tenant disputes.

    14 years

  3. Business
    Breach of contract, promissory note, collection, fraud and punitive damages.

    14 years

  4. Corporate and incorporation
    Transaction work to assist in incorporating, LLC, partnerships, limited partnerships and general partnerships.

Jose A. Mendoza   serves as in house litigation counsel for Coldwell Banker real estate. Mr. Mendoza has over 27 years of experience in residential and commercial real estate transactions and litigation. His practice includes representing clients in construction defects, professional liability defense, wrongful foreclosures, purchase and sale agreements, business transactions, and commission disputes.


Mr. Mendoza has built his practice around providing efficient legal representation to his clients. He is experienced in all phases of litigation, including law and motion and discovery, mediation, arbitration, and trial work. Mr. Mendoza also counsels clients on effective risk management, and provides training seminars to real estate agents and brokers on avoiding litigation.


Prior to re-joining Coldwell Banker, Mr. Mendoza was an attorney at the Carlson Law Group.  His extensive work in the brokerage's Los Angeles office involved managing and defending cases made against real estate brokers across Southern California. Internally, he also developed and conducted a training program for use with the firm's licensed agents.


Mr. Mendoza received his Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School in 1996. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles. While an undergraduate, Mr. Mendoza was a member of the Dean's List and the Gold Key National Honor Society. Mr. Mendoza is currently an Advisor on the California State Bar's Real Property Law Section Executive Committee, a member with the California Association of Realtors Legal Affairs Forum, and an AV-Rated attorney.


Carlson Law Group
6300 Canoga Avenue
Suite 1300
Woodland Hills, CA, 91367

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Posted by anonymous | December 25, 2019
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Great Informed Response From Nr. MENDOZA !!
Mr. Mendoza went above and beyond with his response. It was not short, confusing, non helpful, it was laid out to inform and educate. To take the time to do this OUTS Mr. Nendoza on too with responses , and shows he cares and passionate about law and ckients. Great Job MV
Posted by Min | September 20, 2010
Wealth Advisor
Jose represented my wife on a personal injury matter and he was outstanding. He kept us informed of the case progress and settled the matter for us that we were very happy with. I have recommended Jose to my friends and will continue to do so in the future.


  • Free Consultation 15 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 8.7 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Counsel
  • Klinedinst PC
  • 2009 - Present
  • Litigation Counsel
  • Coldwell Banker
  • 2001 - 2009
  • Associate
  • Loeterman, Shulkin & Kraemer
  • 1996 - 2000


  • Loyola Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1996
  • Univ of California at Los Angeles
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1992

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Kangarlou v. Progressive, et al.


  • Rosewood Revitilization Group
  • Chair
  • 2011 - Present
  • California Association of Realtors
  • Legal Affairs Forum - Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • State Bar of California
  • Executive Committee Advisor - Real Property
  • 2010 - Present
  • Hathaway Hills Homeowners' Association
  • Board of Director
  • 2007 - Present
  • Pilipino Alumni Association of UCLA,
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Real Property Section
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Pro Tem
  • N/A
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • UCLA Samahang Pilipino Student Association
  • Mentor to Pre-Law Students
  • N/A
  • Pilipino American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Pilipino American World War II Veteran Legal Aid Forum
  • 2001 - 2002
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV Rated Preeminent
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2012
  • Certificate of Recognition - Real Property Sales and Brokerage
  • California State Assembly
  • 2009
  • Dean's List
  • University of California at Los Angeles
  • 1990
  • Dean's List
  • University of California at Los Angeles
  • 1989
  • Dean's List
  • University of California at Los Angeles
  • 1988
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  • Daily Journal
  • 2011
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Speaking Engagements

  • The Rutter Group
  • Homeowner Bill of Rights (Revisited)
  • 2014
  • State Bar Annual Meeting
  • Pleading My First Real Property Lawsuit
  • 2011
  • Real Property Conference
  • Real Estate Sales & Brokerage Subsection
  • 2009
  • Fast Start Program
  • Real Estate Agent Training
  • 2008
  • Fast Start Program
  • Real Estate Agent Training
  • 2007
  • Fast Start Program
  • Real Estate Agent Training
  • 2006
  • LA Bar Real Estate Seminar
  • Disclosure Law in Residential Real Estate
  • 2005
  • Fast Start Program
  • Real Estate Agent Training
  • 2005
  • "Disclosure Law in Residential Real Estate"
  • "Disclosure Law in Residential Real Estate"
  • 2005
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Attorney endorsements

Received (6)
Given (10)
Endorse Jose
Real estate Attorney | Nov 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Real estate Attorney | Jul 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Highly respected in the legal community."
Real estate Attorney | Sep 23
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer's work. Jose is a knowledgeable in real estate matters and a hardworker."
Real estate Attorney | Sep 23
Relationship: Co-worker
"Jose is an incredible lawyer with a broad range of knowledge in the real estate arena."
Real estate Attorney | Sep 23
Relationship: Co-worker
"Jose is an incredible resource and a wealth of information for real estate questions."
Real estate Attorney | Sep 23
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer's work."
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