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Darren S. Veracruz

Foreclosure Attorney at Anaheim, CA

5.0   1 review
  • State Years
    California - CA 10 years
    New York - NY 13 years
    New Jersey - NJ 13 years
  • Licensed for 10 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2013
    Active Lawyer disciplined by state licensing authority in 2023
  • Licensed for 13 years
    State NY
    Acquired 2011
    Currently Registered
  • Licensed for 13 years
    State NJ
    Acquired 2010
    License Administratively Revoked

About Darren

Learn Darren’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Other

  2. Bankruptcy and debt
    Represented debtors in credit card/debt collection lawsuits.

    13 years, 10 cases

  3. Criminal defense
    Misdemeanor and felony cases.

    13 years, 10 cases

  4. Foreclosure
    Defended homeowners facing foreclosure. Assisted homeowners with HAMP and in-house loan modifications.

    13 years, 20 cases

  5. Landlord or tenant
    Represented landlords and tenants in summary proceedings in New York City Civil Court

    13 years, 10 cases

  6. Real estate
    Residential Rel Estate Closings and Contract negotiation.

    13 years, 10 cases

  7. Divorce and separation

    13 years, 3 cases

Darren S. Veracruz is an attorney and business entrepreneur born and raised in Brooklyn, New York.  His extensive litigation and negotiation skills have helped him to successfully represent clients across the country.  Darren has represented clients in a variety of legal matters, including debt collection, foreclosure defense, real estate transactions, commercial and residential landlord-tenant disputes, family court proceedings, estate planning and small business law. 


Darren has worked with several legal organizations in the New York City area providing legal counsel to residents of the local community.  He served as an officer of the Unemployment Action Center, a New York City-wide organization that provided representation to employees denied unemployment benefits.  He worked as a fellow for Queens Legal Services' foreclosure defense project, a team committed to providing comprehensive foreclosure defense to homeowners facing the prospect of losing their homes.  Darren also founded and ran his own law practice, the Law Offices of Darren S. Veracruz, which was based in Brooklyn, New York.  There, he represented clients all over the New York City area, including in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and Bronx counties.  


Darren has also devoted countless hours to providing pro bono legal services and legal counsel to underprivileged residents of the local community.  He has been frequently recognized for his service to the community by legal organizations such as the Brooklyn Bar Association's Volunteer Lawyer's Project.


Before becoming a lawyer, Darren formed his own corporation and invested in small businesses and franchises such as The UPS Store.  Darren studied Public Policy and earned his B.A. as an undergraduate student at the Nelson A. Rockefeller School of Public Policy at the State University of New York at Albany.  He later earned a law degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City.


Darren is admitted to practice in the states of California, New York, and New Jersey.  He is a member of the Orange County Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the Riverside County Bar Association.





The Nguonly Law Group
10622 Katella Avenue
Anaheim, CA, 92804


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Posted by MR | March 7, 2014
Fantastic attorney - most talented and humble I have met.
Fantastic attorney - excellently handles all my legal affairs. Provides multiple routes, analyzes pros and cons of each, and executed a plan of action like a bull dog. Very humble and highly regarded, also speaks to the human element - he always made me feel, no matter how small some of my issues were, like I was his foremost priority. I would highly recommend Mr. Veracruz, and would continue to seek him all of my future endeavors first.
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AVVO RATING 3.9 (Caution)

Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority in 2023.

Discipline, Probation; no Actual Suspension issued in CA, 2023
updated on 11/07/2023

This sanction means the attorney had a suspension placed on hold (and ultimately removed) by complying with certain requirements.

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • The Nguonly Law Group
  • 2014 - Present
  • Principal
  • Law Offices of Darren S. Veracruz
  • 2011 - 2013
  • Legal Fellow
  • Queens Legal Services
  • 2010 - 2011
  • Treasurer
  • Unemployment Action Center
  • 2010 - 2010
  • Secretary
  • VC Ruby Inc.
  • 2004 - 2007
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  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2010
  • Albany State University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2001


  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Active Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Active Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Riverside County Bar Association
  • Active Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project
  • Volunteer Attorney
  • 2012 - Present
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Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Aug 06
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Darren S. Veracruz
Foreclosure Attorney
Anaheim, CA
Licensed for 13 years
This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority in 2023. See details