at California Eminent Domain Law Group, APC are among California's
premier eminent domain lawyers, with extensive experience in all facets
of eminent domain law. The firm's attorneys have successfully handled hundreds of eminent
domain matters throughout the State and have the experience, expertise, skill and resolve to obtain
maximum compensation for property owners and business owners whose
properties and businesses are being forcibly taken from them by the
Expertise: The firm's attorneys practice exclusively eminent domain law. They are eminent
domain specialists. Unlike some firms where eminent domain is only one
of several practice areas, the firm's attorneys have successfully handled
hundreds of eminent domain cases and are the only law firm in California
to put their name behind their eminent domain specialty.
Stature: The firm's attorneys have been involved in some of the most high
profile projects in the state, and have served as guest speakers on the
topic of eminent domain in local, statewide, national and even
international conferences. The firm's managing partner, A.J. Hazarabedian, authored the "California Eminent Domain Handbook,"
and has been a featured speaker on regional and national news
broadcasts on the topic of eminent domain, including CNN Headline News
and Fox News Channel. Martindale-Hubbell recognizes California Eminent
Domain Law Group, APC as an AV® Rated law firm, the highest rating
available in both legal ability and ethics. Both of the firm's principals have
been named either to Southern California Super Lawyers® or Southern
California Super Lawyers Rising Stars® in the field of eminent domain, a
distinction reserved for attorneys rated by their peers as being within
the top 5% of attorneys in their field.
Experience: The firm's attorneys' breadth of experience is second to none. They have
successfully handled eminent domain cases for property owners, business
owners and public agencies covering a vast spectrum of properties,
ranging from residential and commercial to industrial and vacant land to
special use properties. Likewise, they have handled a wide range of
businesses including retail stores, service businesses, manufacturing,
food processing and high technology businesses, and even such unusual
businesses as dance clubs, bowling alleys, golf courses and churches.
These properties and businesses have ranged from a few thousand dollars
to tens of millions of dollars, and cover the spectrum from sole
proprietorships to publicly traded companies. The firm's broad experience
enables its attorneys to evaluate each case in an informed way to achieve maximum
Service and Communication: The attorneys at California Eminent Domain Law Group recognize that they are
a service business, and are committed to providing the highest quality
legal service to their clients. This means returning phone calls in a
timely manner, keeping clients apprised of status, and actively
pursuing their clients' interests at all times. They are firm believers that
cases should not languish, and that clients should not be left
wondering whether anything is happening on their case. They recognize that a client's property or business is one of the client's most important assets - if not the most important asset - and they
treat it and you accordingly.
Preparation and Attention To Detail: The firm's attorneys recognize and appreciate that every case, every property and
every business is different. They spend the time necessary and
appropriate to learn the details about our clients' properties and
businesses. With a deep understanding of what is special about each
property and business, they can achieve maximum compensation.
Clients: The firm's client list ranges from single property owners and single
location small businesses to multi-national publicly traded
corporations, and includes such notables as Sears Roebuck & Co.,
University of Southern California, PerkinElmer Optoelectronics, Inc., Apffel's Coffee Company, Los
Angeles Unified School District, California School Boards Association,
Hampton Lumber Company, and myriad others. As a testament to the firm's level
of expertise and professionalism, they are often hired by other attorneys
to handle eminent domain matters in which they or their family and
friends are personally involved.
Results: The firm's ultimate goal, of course, is to obtain maximum compensation
for their clients, and do so in a timely manner. They meet this goal with
an extraordinarily high success rate, achieving often dramatic results
for their clients. Their success is a direct result of their attorneys'
experience, skill and commitment, and their resolve to pursue their clients'
cases as far as necessary to achieve maximum compensation.
Current and former clients include both small and large property and business owners, including, without limitation:
- Sears Roebuck & Co.
- University of Southern California
- Leggett & Platt
- Hampton Lumber Company
- Jeweler's Security Products, Inc.
- PerkinElmer Optoelectronics, Inc.
- Apffel's Coffee Company
Angeles Unified School District
- California School Boards Association
- Orange County Flood Control District
- City of Pomona
- City of Pico Rivera
- Oxnard Union High School District