Galleria Office Towers
100 W. Broadway, Suite 900 / Glendale / CA 91210
Telephone (818)242-6859 / Fax (818)240-7728 ATTORNEY PROFILES

Our firm consists of seven attorneys and ten administrative support staff. The attorneys of our firm offer more than 200 years of combined experience in various areas of practice. Please review the following biographical resumes for further detail on the backgrounds, experience and practice areas of the attorneys of Irsfeld, Irsfeld & Younger.


Norman H. Green (P.C.)

Admitted to California State Bar - 1979
Admitted to practice before U.S. Tax Court - 1985

University of California, Irvine, A.B., 1974; University of California, Los Angeles, J.D., 1979. Phi Alpha Delta. 

Los Angeles County Bar Association - Sections on Taxation, Trusts and Estates Committee Membership - Arbitration (Chair, 1995-1997) Glendale Bar Association
State Bar of California - Sections on Taxation, Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law, Business Law and Economics of Law Practice
American Bar Association - Section on Taxation

Areas of Practice
Taxation • Probate • Business and Estate Planning



Peter C. Wright

Admitted to California State Bar - 1973

United States Air Force Security Service, Airborne, Russian Linguist, Air Medal (1964-1968)

BA, Indiana University, Emphasis: Philosophy of Science, Business, with honors (1970); JD, Indiana University (1972). 

California Bar Association (since 1973)
American Bar Association (since 1974)
Tort and Insurance Practice - Section and Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division
Committees on Economics of Tort and Insurance Law Practice
Governmental Liability and Products
General Liability and Consumer Law
American Trial Lawyer Association
Los Angeles County Bar Association
Glendale Bar Association (since 1976), President (2007)

Professional Experience 
City of Glendale, Senior Assistant City Attorney (1973-1979). Contributor, NIMLO, national municipal law journal; League of California Cities, Future Direction of Civil Rights Litigation for Public Entities. Trial/Appeal Thompson v. City of Glendale, public entity design immunity. Private practice since 1979; General Counsel, Los Angeles Housing Authority, 1982-1984.

Areas of Practice
General Civil Litigation: Torts • Personal Injury • Business Collection • Contracts and Real Property • Sale, Lease and Escrow Boundary • Municipal and Government Law: Tort Claims • Eminent Domain • Inverse Condemnation • Earth, Water and Land Movement • Zoning • Land Use • Prerogative Writs



Kathryn E. Van Houten

Admitted to California State Bar - 1989

University of California, Los Angeles, B.A. 1983, Magna Cum Laude; Loyola Law School, J.D. 1989. 

Los Angeles County Bar Association
California Women Lawyers Association

Areas of Practice
Probate & Estate Planning • Business and Civil Litigation • Creditors Rights • Collection Law



John H. Brink (P.C.)
Of Counsel

Admitted to California State Bar - 1957

University of Notre Dame, Loyola Marymount University, LL.B., Cum Laude 1957. Alpha Sigma Nu; Phi Delta Phi.

Teaching Experience
Instructor, Law - Loyola Marymount University, 1960 -1968

Lawyers Conference Board of Directors, 1965 - 1998
Financial Lawyers Conference Board of Directors, 1965 - 1998 (President 1968 -1969)
American Bar Association - Section of Corporation, Banking and Business Law
Los Angeles Bar Association - Section of Commercial Law and Bankruptcy
Glendale Bar Association

Areas of Practice
Corporation Business Matters • Partnerships • Limited Partnerships • Individual and Joint Ventures • Federal and State Securities work • Formations, Mergers and Acquisitions • Estate Planning • Real Estate