Steve A. Buchwalter
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Steve A. Buchwalter
Firm: Law Offices of Steve A. Buchwalter, P.C.
Address: 16133 Ventura Boulevard
Suite 1220
Encino, CA 91436-2411
Phone: 888-560-8953
818-528-4011
Fax: 818-501-0980
E-mail: Contact Us
Web site: http://www.securitieslaw-attorney.com
Offers Free Initial Consultation
Accepts Credit Cards

Position Areas of Practice Litigation Percentage
Bar Admissions Education Honors
Affiliations Representative Cases
Lawyer Profile:

STEVE A. BUCHWALTER is a sole practitioner with an efficient and knowledgeable support staff focusing almost exclusively in the area of securities law, and business and corporate law formation and litigation. Approximately eighty-five percent (85%) of his practice is devoted to litigation of securities law matters. He is a graduate of University of LaVerne College of Law and was admitted to the bar in California (1993), and U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit (1993). Prior to founding the Law Offices of Steve A. Buchwalter, P.C., he formerly worked at Investors Arbitration Services, Inc. as a staff attorney. In addition, he was a Licensed Commodity Trading Advisor and Stockbroker.

Considered an expert in his field, Mr. Buchwalter has appeared before the United States Senate, at their request, to testify regarding stockbroker practices. In addition, he has conducted numerous presentation on securities law matters to a wide audience.

Mr. Buchwalter represents individuals, corporations and non-profit corporations. His diverse experience has enabled him to successfully resolve over 400 cases. Mr. Buchwalter's experience with Investors Arbitration Services has assisted him in both resolving and litigating disputes between stockbrokers and customers, and between different broker dealers.

In addition to securities law, Mr. Buchwalter practices in the area of business and corporate law formation and litigation. His extensive experience in litigation has assisted him in favorably resolving matters related to businesses and corporations.

Mr. Buchwalter's commitment to helping his clients on a case-by-case basis is evident by his work ethic. From helping investors recover investment losses due to broker misconduct (e.g., churning, misrepresentation, and negligence) to assisting businesses with legal formation and resolving business disputes, the Law Offices of Steve A. Buchwalter, P.C. is a law firm of commitment, dedication and integrity.

Involvement in civil affairs is important to Mr. Buchwalter's philosophy of life. In 2002 and 2003, he was the honorary chairman for the national Republican Congressional Committee Business Advisory Council.

Bar Admissions: California, 1993 U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1993

Professional Associations and Memberships: Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association

Birth Information: 1962, Los Angeles, California

Current Employment Position(s):
Sole Practitioner

Areas of Practice:
85% Securities (Investment Dispute) Litigation and Arbitration
15% Business and Civil Litigation
Regulatory Enforcement
Arbitration
International Dispute Resolution
Joint Ventures
Secured Transactions
Formation & Business Planning
Joint Ventures
Partnerships
Age Discrimination
Disability & Illness Discrimination
Class Actions -- Plaintiff
Americans with Disabilities Act -- Employee
Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) -- Employee
Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) -- Employee
Employment Discrimination -- Employee
Wage & Hour Laws -- Employee
Federal Appellate Practice
State Appellate Practice
State Trial Practice
US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Other Professionals Malpractice
Securities Law
Commodities
Private Placements
Public Offerings
Securities Fraud & Insider Trading
Securities Regulation
Litigation Percentage:
95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Bar Admissions:
California, 1993
U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1993
Education:
University of LaVerne College of Law, La Verne, California, 1993
J.D.

Representative Cases:
Parada v. Superior Court, 176 Cal.App.4th 1554 (Ca. Appellate 2009)
Provencio v. WMA Securities, 125 Cal.App.4th 1028 (CA. Apellate 2005)
Classes/Seminars Taught:
Confirming and Vacating Arbitration Awards, PIABA, 2009

Honors and Awards:
Expert witness - United States Senate, 2000

Largest California Judgment (4.2 Billion), 2009

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA), 2006 - Present

Past Employment Positions:
Investors Arbitration Services, Inc, Staff Attorney, 1993 - 1995

Ancillary Businesses:
Licensed Commodity Trading Advisor
Birth Information:
1962, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
West Practice Categories:
Alternative Dispute Resolution, Collections, Consumer Protection, Contracts, Employment, Franchising, Labor, Litigation & Appeals

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