N. Stephen Vokshori graduated honors from UCLA School of Law and USC Marshall School of Business. He is admitted to practice law in California and in the Central District of California, United States District Court. He is a member of the Real Property Law Section of the California Bar. In addition to bankruptcy, his experience includes real estate and business law, and personal injury actions. His recent projects include a community outreach program spearheaded by the non-profit organization U.S. Mortgage Relief Agency. The programs include free instructional foreclosure prevention seminars, in addition to providing discounted legal services for low income households that qualify. Consumers walk away with the tools necessary to modify mortgages, and defend against harassing creditors. He has also authored a Do It Yourself reference guide titled, Getting a Second Chance: Practical Advice on Obtaining Loan Modifications and Avoiding Foreclosure. The book is scheduled to be made available to the public on July 7th, 2009.
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Mr. Vokshori’s work experience has included being managing partner at a prominent real estate law firm, in-house legal counsel for a sizeable commercial and residential real estate company, litigation consultant with Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, and litigation associate at Demler Armstrong & Rowland.
As Managing Attorney at Vokshori Law Group, Mr. Vokshori utilizes his unique background in law, accounting, finance, and business when encountering complex real estate transactions, bankruptcy litigation, or business planning in anticipating and formulating solutions for his clients. He brings a strategic perspective to his work that enables clients to understand the issues they face in new ways. All the while, Mr. Vokshori understands that clients want to be kept apprised of their case and he makes time to personally meet with them and provide frequent status reports.
Mr. Vokshori represents clients in all facets of bankruptcy proceedings and litigation, as well as insolvency issues in business transactions, and he represents debtors and secured lenders in their in- and out-of-court restructurings. He also negotiates loan modifications on behalf of distressed homeowners who have been victimized by the proliferation of sub-prime and predatory lending as well as those who have witnessed double-digit percentage declines in property values which has stripped the equity out of their homes.
Mr. Vokshori also regularly advises business owners and entrepreneurs in all of their business transactions including matters relating to business planning and growth, and provides advice and legal services at all stages including startup, business expansion, transition planning and execution. He is also experienced in estate planning and trust administration, including business succession planning for family and other closely held enterprises.
Mr. Vokshori understands the importance of community service and regularly devotes significant time to delivering needed pro bono legal assistance. Throughout his legal career, he has volunteered his services to individuals fighting against corporate and state powers. Volunteering with Public Counsel’s general relief advocacy program, Mr. Vokshori argued to protect the rights of people in the welfare system that were homeless or at risk of becoming so. Mr. Vokshori also provided free legal assistance to UCLA students through UCLA’s Student Legal Services program, counseling students on a wide variety of legal issues.
Currently, Mr. Vokshori spends his free time at Public Counsel’s Consumer Law Project & Debtor Assistance Project in representing below median income debtors with Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. He also provides assistance to low-income tenants fight against illegal evictions and unlawful detainer actions – a troubling corollary of the subprime mortgage foreclosure crisis.