Eric Castelblanco

Eric Castelblanco: Attorney with Castelblanco Law Group, APLC

Biography

Eric E. Castelblanco is one of the foremost California attorneys protecting tenant rights. He is the Founder of the Castelblanco Law Group, APLC. This Los Angeles, California based law firm concentrates its practice exclusively in the area of Housing law, particularly representing tenants that live in substandard living conditions.

Mr. Castelblanco has obtained millions of dollars in total settlements for his clients in the last 10 years in the fight to secure their rights.

Since founding his firm in 1995, Mr. Castelblanco has represented thousands of tenants living in medium–to-large residential multi-family apartment complexes in the greater Los Angeles area in actions filed against landlords for a variety of grievances related to unsanitary, unhealthful or unsafe conditions (e.g. rodent infestation, cockroach, bed bug infestations, raw sewage overflow, leaky ceilings, broken windows, old carpeting, no hot water and abuse from management). Mr. Castelblanco has been successful in securing for his clients numerous multi-million dollar awards from irresponsible landlords.

Mr. Castelblanco is licensed to practice before all California state courts including the State Supreme Court as well as federal courts to include the United States District Court, Central District, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Among his professional affiliations, he is a member of the California State Bar and the Los Angeles County Bar Association.

A native of Bogotá, Colombia, Mr. Castelblanco immigrated to the United States and was raised in Los Angeles. He attended Loyola Marymount University where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. He was licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in California. Following work as a CPA, he attended Harvard Law School where he received his Juris Doctor degree.

Mr. Castelblanco currently resides in Los Angeles. He works closely with numerous non-profit organizations in Los Angeles fighting for better housing conditions for tenants.


Certified Public Accountant, California, 1988.

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Habitability Law
  • Landlord - Tenant Law
  • Housing Discrimination Law
  • Unlawful Detainers
  • Housing Law
  • Litigation
  • Lead Poisoning
  • Premises Liability
  • Slum Housing
  • Physical Condition of the Building

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
213-388-6004  Phone
(213) 388-6090  Fax
www.castelblanco.com
University Attended:
Loyola Marymount University, B.S., 1986
Law School Attended:
Harvard University, J.D., 1991
Year of First Admission:
1991
Admission:
1991, California
Memberships:
Century City Bar Association; State Bar of California.
Languages:
Spanish
ISLN:
901521772
Payment Information:

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