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

John H. Brink (P.C.)

Admitted to California State Bar - 1957

Education
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

Memberships
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

Email:  jhb@iiylaw.com

 C. Phillip Jackson


Admitted to California State Bar - 1974

Education
University of California at Los Angeles B.A., Cum Laude, 1970; Loyola Marymount University, J.D., Cum Laude, 1974.

Memberships
Los Angeles Bar Associations
American Bar Association
Association of Business Trial Lawyers

Areas of Practice
Civil Litigation • Trial and Arbitration - concentration on business matters, specifically Construction and Real Estate related disputes.

Mr. Jackson is on the National Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators of the American Arbitration Association and has been appointed as neutral arbitrator in over 75 cases and heard more than 45 cases to a final decision.

Email: cpj@iiylaw.com
 

Norman H. Green (P.C.)

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

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

Memberships
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

Email: nhg@iiylaw.com

Peter C. Wright

Admitted to California State Bar - 1973

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

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

Memberships
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

Email:  pcw@iiylaw.com 

Kathryn E. Van Houten


Admitted to California State Bar - 1989

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

Memberships
Los Angeles County Bar Association
California Women Lawyers Association

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

Email:  kev@iiylaw.com

Armen Baghdasarian


Admitted to California State Bar - 1996

U.S. District Court, District of California, U.S. Court of Appeals,
Ninth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court.

Education
California State University (B.S., 1986); Glendale University College of Law (B.S., 1993; J.D., 1995). Commercial Real Estate Broker, 1987. Mediator, Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Memberships
Los Angeles County Bar Association - Sections of Real Estate, Trust and Estates State Bar of California - Sections of Real Estate and Estate Planning
Glendale Bar Association

Areas of Practice
Estate and Business Planning • Real Estate • Real Estate Mediation • Real Estate Litigation

Email: ab@iiylaw.com

 

 

James J. Waldorf (P.C.)

Of Counsel

Admitted to California State Bar - 1966
Admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court - 1973

Education
Loyola Marymount University, B.A., 1962; J.D., 1965. Recipient of the William Tell Aggeler Award, 1965 (awarded to graduating student with the highest cumulative academic grade point average in his or her law school class).

Teaching Experience
Instructor, Real Estate  - U.S.C., Loyola University and Pierce College

Memberships
Los Angeles County Bar Associations
American Bar Association
Association of Business Trial Lawyers

Areas of Practice
Real Estate • Business Litigation • Commercial Debt Collection 

Email:  jjw@iiylaw.com