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Mitchell F. Kaufman



  • J.D., Loyola Law School of Los Angeles, 1991

  • B.A., Political Science, University of California Santa Barbara, 1987



  • All California Courts

  • United States District Court – Central District

  • United States Court of Appeals


Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Martindale-Hubbell “AV” Preeminent Rated

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association

  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association


Foreign Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Employment: 65%
    25 years
  2. Contracts: 20%
    25 years
  3. Business: 10%
    25 years
  4. Class Action: 5%
    13 years



Hourly ($375-450/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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    I endorse this lawyer. Mitch is a fabulous lawyer and a great guy.


    Thomas Myers Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    I have worked with Mitchell on contested matters and his judgment and analytical skills are execptional. Strongly recommend.


    Rick Flam Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

16633 Ventura Blvd Ste 500
Encino, CA, 91436


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbel2013
Labor and EmploymentLead Counsel2013
Extremely Well Qualified - EmploymentAttorney Search Network2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Labor & Employment 2012Lead Counsel2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Extremely Well Qualified - EmploymentAttorney Search Network2011
Service AwardGoodwill Industries2011
Extremely Well QualifiedAttorney Search Network2010
Labor & EmploymentLead Counsel2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Extremely Well QualifiedAttorney Search Network2009
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
Service AwardSanta Clarita Valley Mayor's Committee for Employment of Individuals with Disabilities2008
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
Family Owned Business AwardSan Fernando Valley Business Journal2005
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2002
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2001
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2000
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1999
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1998
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerKaufman Kaufman & Miller LLP1994 - Present
AssociateAdams Duque & Hazeltine1991 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Fernando Valley Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present
Goodwill IndustriesMayor's Committee on Persons with Disabilities2004 - 2008
Employer Defense AllianceFounder2000 - 2002
Publication nameTitleDate
Goodwill Industries NewsletterPre-Employment Inquiries and Exams2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California - Santa BarbaraN/AOther - BachelorsN/A
Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount UniversityN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
IPI Annual ConventionPreventing Harasment & Discrimination2010
Goodwill IndustriesPre-Employment Medical Exams and Inquiries2008
Annual ConventionPreventing Harassment & Discrimination2005
College of the CanyonsEmployment Law for Supervisors and Managers2004