Serving Los Angeles and Southern California


For more than 24 years, R. Joseph Kerendian has delivered legal representation to businesses and individuals throughout Los Angeles and Southern California. His practice focuses primarily on real estate matters, including all types of residential and commercial business transactions, from preparing and negotiating agreements of sale to follow-through and successful deal closure. In addition to real estate, Mr. Kerendian has broad experience providing strategic, in-depth counsel in the areas of business law, personal injury and civil litigation. In all his cases, Mr. Kerendian is committed to providing his clients with expert legal advice and effective solutions.


In addition to practicing law, Mr. Kerendian is also a Real Estate Broker assisting individuals and investors in real estate development and management. He represents a wide range of clientele from first time buyers and sellers to executives and has extensive experience in real estate transactions, sales, and lease agreements in residential and commercial real estate projects for start-ups, emerging enterprises, and established companies. 


Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Kerendian has been involved with and in charge of hundreds of real estate development projects, including acquisition, development, management of commercial and residential properties throughout Southern California. He has been an integral part of contract negotiations and has extensive experience in handling residential and commercial transactions and is highly experienced in delivering successful outcomes for his client.


Areas of Practice


  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Consumer Protection
  • Contracts
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Franchising
  • Secured Transactions
  • Transactions
  • Uniform Commercial Code
  • Warranties
  • Business Organizations
  • Business Successions
  • Closely Held Businesses
  • Directors' & Officers' Liability
  • Dissolution
  • Formation & Business Planning
  • Joint Ventures
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Non-profit & Tax-exempt Organizations
  • Partnerships
  • Shareholders' Rights
  • Collections
  • Living Wills
  • Powers of Attorney and Appointment
  • Trusts
  • Wills
  • Personal Injury - Plaintiff
  • Animal Bites - Plaintiff
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents - Plaintiff
  • Premises Liability - Plaintiff
  • Property Damage - Plaintiff
  • Slip and fall - Plaintiff
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Estate Administration
  • Real Estate Law
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Condemnation
  • Condominiums & Cooperatives
  • Conveyancing
  • Eminent Domain
  • Foreclosure & Alternatives
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Asbestos
  • Toxic Mold

Litigation Percentage:

75 % of Practice Devoted to Litigation


Bar Admissions:

California, 1996


Education:

California Southern Law School, J.D.

California State University Northridge, B.A.


Professional Associations and Memberships:

American Bar Association, 1997-Present

State Bar of California, 1996 – Present

Los Angeles County Bar Association, 1997-Present


Ancillary Businesses:

Real Estate Broker


Languages:

English & Farsi


(310) 696-0333