Law Offices Of George Kezios

Resume of George Kezios

Education:

  • HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, Hempstead, New York Juris Doctor, May 1983
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, Los Angeles, California Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, January 1980

Experience:

June 1986 to
present
Position:
LAW OFFICES OF GEORGE KEZIOS
Los Angeles, California
Attorney

Has handed Transactions and litigation. In handling transaction, and preparing documents for both individuals, and businesses in the formation of business. He has also litigated cases, in both State and Federal Court.

June 1979
to 1986
Position:
GEORGE KEZIOS INSURANCE AGENCY
Los Angeles, California
Insurance Broker

Responsibilities include acting as a broker in setting up group plans for commercial clients, and placing clients with various fire, casualty, life, and disability insurance companies

Experience:

September 1982
to May 1983
Position:
COMMUNITY LEGAL ASSISTANCE CORPORATION
Hempstead, New York
Legal Intern

Responsibilities included interviewing and advising clients, negotiating cases, preparing legal briefs and representing clients in civil, criminal and administrative proceedings

Experience:

June 1982 to
August 1982
Position:
SACRAMENTO COUNTY PUBLIC DEFENDER’S OFFICE
Sacramento, California
Certified Law Student

Responsibilities included representing criminal defendants in various misdemeanors, plea bargaining with the District Attorney, writing and arguing various motions, and interviewing and counselling clients

January 1982 to
May 1982
Position:
LEGAL AID SOCIETY
Mineola, New York
Legal Extern

Responsibilities included researching legal issues, writing Memoranda of Law, writing various motions and briefs for criminal defendants

August 1980 to
February 1981
Position:
NEIGHBORHOOD LAW OFFICE
Hempstead, New York
Legal Intern

Interviewed clients, conducted legal research, drafted Memoranda of Law and pleadings for family law matters

September 1977 to
July, 1980
Position:
AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION
Los Angeles, California
Legal Intern

Responsibilities included screening requests for legal help and making recommendations to the legal committee, corresponded with applicants for legal help, interviewed clients, performed legal research and assisted in preparing legal briefs, supervised volunteer in-take counselors, and represented students in suspension and expulsion hearings. In addition, from February 1979 to June 1979, lobbied Senators and Assembly persons on a personal basis in Sacramento, conducted analysis of legislative bills, and wrote letters of support and opposition

Activities, Honors, and Awards

  • ST. NICHOLAS FOUNDATION, INC.
    Member of Board of Directors
  • CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT
    Admitted to Practice Before All Courts in the State of California
  • COLORADO SUPREME COURT
    Admitted to Practice Before All Courts in the State of Colorado.
  • NINTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS
    Admitted to Practice Before Federal 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • FEDERAL DISTRICT COURT
    FOR THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIAAdmitted to Practice in Federal Court in the Central District of California
  • FEDERAL DISTRICT COURT
    FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIAAdmitted to Practice in Federal Court in the Eastern District of California

Member

  • Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • CASTAIC LIONS CLUB
    Former President and Member of Board of Directors
  • CHILDREN ARE OUR FUTURE, INC
    Member of Board of Directors. Former President and Vice President
  • ST. NICHOLAS SCHOOL
    Member of Board of Directors

Awards, Past Memberships, & Publication

  • Law Review article on The Effects of Jury Size on the Rate of Conviction
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
    Dean’s List – 1979 and 1980
  • HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL
    Member, Student Admissions Committee
  • ACLU AWARD OF COMMENDATION
    Award
  • ACLU JUVENILE RIGHTS COMMITTEE
    Coordinator
  • SPEAKERS BUREAU
    Spoke at various high schools on students’ rights, and other areas of civil rights
  • HOLLYWOOD FOOTBALL PARENT CLUB CORP.
    Member of Board of Directors
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