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Simon Budhwani is the managing partner at Core Law Group, LLP, a six attorney family law firm practicing in the areas of divorce, domestic violence, custody, support, paternity, property division and nuptial agreements. Mr. Budhwani is well recognized in the legal community and has been awarded numerous accolades, including, being awarded the 2016 , 2017 and 2018 Super Lawyer Rising Star Awards, the 2015 NAFLA Top Ten Under 40 Award, the 2014 Orange County Metro Magazine Top Lawyer Award, and has been seen on Nancy Grace for his role in the Real Housewives of Orange County custody battle.
Mr. Budhwani does not shy away from a challenge. He prides himself in taking and winning difficult cases in the family law. He lives by two mottos when practicing law: 1) he (Simon) who knows his case file best usually wins, and 2) one must obtain leverage over their opponent.
These two philosophies have been the foundation of Mr. Budhwani success. A client can be assured that when working on his or her case Mr. Budhwani will know the file and facts of the case better than not only the other attorney, but often the client themselves. Doing so not only gives Mr. Budhwani an advantage over opposing attorneys in family cases, it also builds immediate rapport with the Judge hearing the case. When the court asks a question Mr. Budhwani usually has the answer while the other attorney is stumbling through his or her file.
Leverage is also a fundamental principle in Mr. Budhwani’s legal practice. He believes the outcome of all cases, whether big or small, depends on which side obtains and maintains leverage throughout the case. Mr. Budhwani believes that it is his responsibility to sway the power of leverage to his clients benefit. Surprisingly, there is no secret to obtaining and maintaining leverage: One must put in the work and make the other side work. File the necessary legal motions to win the case. The key is to out smart and out work the other side until the case is won or the client obtains a favorable settlement.
These are simple but overlooked philosophies forgotten by opposing attorneys. Mr. Budhwani does not shy away from taking advantage of such shortcomings on the other side. It is the recipe for winning and in litigation Mr. Budhwani’s clients hire him to do just that, win.
Mr. Budhwani is a recognized scholar earning Dean’s List & Amjur recognition. He was an editor of the Journal of Juvenile law and is a published author. He has served on the national level as a Sub-Committee Chair for the American Bar Association and locally with the Orange County Bar Association.
In his personal life Mr. Budhwani was once an amateur boxer fighting in the super fly weight division. He has a passion for cooking, so long as it comes out of a box and has written instructions. He is deathly afraid of snakes and See's Candies Stores (they remind him of hospitals).
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer Rising Star||Super Lawyers Magazine||2016|
|Top 10 Attorneys Under 40||National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys||2015|
|Top Lawyer||OC Metro Magazine||2014|
|Pro Bono Award||Legal Services Corporation||2011|
|Amjur - Crimal Procedure||University of Laverne College of Law||2007|
|Deans List||University of LaVerne College of Law||2007|
|Attorney||Core Law Group, LLP||2011 - Present|
|Attorney||Rager & Noiroux, LLP||2010 - 2011|
|Paralegal||Cotkin & Collins||2007 - 2010|
|Paralegal||Jackson & Wallace, LLP/Jackson Jenkins Renstrom, LLP||2001 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Association, General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Division||Chair||2012 - Present|
|Orange County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division||Candidate, Chair Elect 2011||2011 - Present|
|Orange County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division||Member||2010 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|Orange County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division||Chair||2012 - 2013|
|OC Lawyer Magazine - July 2012 Issue||Young Lawyers Dividion Leader||2012|
|Journal of Juvenile Law||Juvenile Court Takes Terroristic Threatening Seriously||2007|
|University of La Verne College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2008|
|California State University, Hayward||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2002|
|Annual Business Meeting||Using Social Interaction through Networking With Non Attorney Groups||2012|
|Law KSM Meetup Forum||Benefits of corporate formation for small busineses||2011|
|Dismissal Driving with suspended license related to DUI||Case Dismissed|
|DUI Dismissal at DMV Hearing||Case Dismissed|
|Recovered $100,000.00 for a vehicle||Settled the case within a matter of weeks and obtained a $100,000.00 recovery on behalf of client.|
|Medicare Appeals Trial||Medicare affiliate ordered to repay plaintiff the statutory maximum for the surgery.|
|Family Law Domestic Violence Trial||Respondent restrained from Petitioner as well as her business and ordered to repay Petitioner over $10,000.00 in attorneyes fees and costs she expended.|
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