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Leslie Keith Kaufman Esq

Bankruptcy and debt Attorney at Santa Ana, CA

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The lawyers of Kaufman & Kaufman
(L to R)  Sandy Kaufman (1928-2011) and Les Kaufman

We are the Best Bankruptcy Law Firm in Orange County. There are No Paralegals at our firm.
The Law Offices of Kaufman & Kaufman is a family firm with offices in Orange and Los Angeles Counties.

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Licensed for 39 years
State CA
Status Active
Acquired 1983
Updated 12/04/2022

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

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Kaufman & Kaufman Law Offices
1001 North Ross Street
Santa Ana, CA, 92701


5.0 / 5.0
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Posted by Terrill | March 30, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Client of Attorney Leslie Kaufman
Kaufman & Kaufman represented me in my Bankruptcy Case very well. Mr. Kaufman’s guidance throughout the whole situation made the process seem real simple. They were patient and honest and with me, with over 30 years of experience practicing Law I felt confident that my case would handled well. Be honest with them about your situation and follow their advice, then they will be able help you. I Highly Recommend Leslie Kaufman for Legal Advice & Representation Anytime.
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Posted by anonymous | February 4, 2015
Great Service and Very Professional
I hope you never have to go through a bankruptcy but if you do you need to hire this lawyer! Mr. Kaufman personally represents you through the whole process. He knows all the key players in court and will do his best to get you the very best possible result.
Posted by DeEtta | August 14, 2012
Honest, smart attorney! Close to Courts & priced right.
Great Attorney! Could not be happier with how my bankruptcy turned out. Les did a great job and his staff are the best! Kaufman & Kaufman is professional & efficient. It was nice having an attorney by my side from start to finish, one who had my best interest at hand. Fees are reasonable & Les educates you along the way! No surprises, I now have a fresh start thanks to Les.
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Posted by anonymous | April 21, 2012
Best Bankruptcy Attorney In Orange County
I was in a bind and I did not know what to do, I had a lot of questions for Mr Kaufman and was not to sure what was the right choice. He did not pressure me do file but gave me all my options. I really appreciated this.


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Work Experience

  • Attorney at Law
  • Kaufman & Kaufman
  • 1983 - Present


  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1983
  • University of California - Irvine
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1980

Legal Cases

  • Chapter 7 Case
  • Affirmed


  • UC Irvine School Of Humanities
  • Dean's Leadership Council Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • The James T. King Bankruptcy Inn of Court.
  • Member
  • 2000 - Present
  • Cal State Fullerton
  • business contracts guest lecturer
  • 1999 - Present
  • Orange County Bankruptcy Forum
  • Member
  • 1991 - Present
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1991 - Present
  • James Publishing Group
  • Editorial Advisory Board
  • 1988 - Present
  • Orange County Bankruptcy Forum
  • Founder
  • 1987 - Present
  • State Bar of California
  • Member
  • 1983 - Present
  • Bankruptcy Basics
  • Panel
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • William J. Lasarow Award
  • William J. Lasarow
  • 2014
  • Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services
  • State Bar of California
  • 2014
  • Superlawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2007


Speaking Engagements

  • OCBA Business Lit Section
  • Busting Bankruptcy Myths
  • 2015
  • Bankruptcy
  • Wells Fargo Bank Counseling
  • N/A

Attorney endorsements

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Given (5)
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Unknown Attorney | Nov 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | May 07
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse Mr. Kaufman and his office. He is professional, hard working and truly cares about each and every one of his clients."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | May 07
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. He is professional and knows the Federal Courts!"
Unknown Attorney | Feb 04
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Kaufman is very knowledgeable and an excellent advocate for his clients."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Feb 04
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Whenever I have clients that need bankruptcy help in Orange County I send them to Leslie Kaufman. He is knowledgeable, professional and handles each case as if it were his own."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Feb 04
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Mr. Kaufman is a great bankruptcy attorney. I refer all my clients that need BK help to him. He is professional, responsive and personally handles each and every case!"
Unknown Attorney | Nov 26
Relationship: Other
"I am very impressed with Leslie Kaufman and his credentials. I endorse this attorney."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Jul 10
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have worked with Mr. Kaufman on many complex legal matters and can emphatically say he is a master legal strategist. Les loves to win and he leaves no stone unturned in his desire to obtain the best result possible. I endorse this lawyer."
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Santa Ana Bankruptcy and debt Lawyer Leslie Keith Kaufman Esq
Leslie Keith Kaufman Esq
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
Santa Ana, CA
Licensed for 39 years