KOSNETT LAW FIRM provides an incomparable service to a student, doctor, nurse, teacher, realtor, or other licensed professional, dealing with all aspects of any problem at college, public or private school, board or agency, criminal or administrative or civil proceeding. We handle expulsions, disciplinary proceedings, licensing issues, criminal charges, arbitrations, mediations, civil lawsuits, expungements, fee disputes and tax controversies, in all courts and administrative venues, State & Federal. The firm’s policy is to provide a free consultation, on the telephone or in office, to every person or business needing legal advice or representation. Our unmatched reputation in California extends throughout the United States, with international practice in the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe & Asia. Kosnett Law Firm’s record of success is second to none.

Kosnett Law Firm combines the talents of James Victor Kosnett, an Administrative Law attorney specializing in Education Law and Professional Licensing, his son Louis V. Kosnett, John Alexander, and Dan Yakobian, each bringing his special skills and experience to the service of our clients.
 

– James Victor Kosnett

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Meet Our Attorneys

James Victor Kosnett
Attorney At Law

Louis V. Kosnett
Attorney At Law

Dan Yakobian
Of Counsel

John Alexander
Of Counsel

CALIFORNIA ATTORNEYS

Kosnett Law Firm is a Los Angeles law firm serving all of California in the areas of administrative, education, employment, and criminal law. Our clients range from licensed professionals facing disciplinary issues to applicants for licensure, students at every grade level, workers and employers, and criminal defendants, both juvenile and adult.

OUR ATTORNEYS PUT CLIENTS FIRST

Since 1990, the attorneys at Kosnett Law Firm have represented clients at more than a thousand hearings before federal and state agencies, school boards, universities, and federal and state courts. This extensive breadth of experience gives us the ability to capably and confidently help clients with many different issues over a wide range of areas. To read what some of our former clients have said about their experience with the firm, visit our testimonials page. At Kosnett Law Firm, we measure success by the results we achieve and the satisfaction our clients have with our representation. We put our clients first.

Much of our education work outside California involves consultation and advice to university students at campuses throughout the United States and abroad. For example, we ghostwrite student appeals, negotiate settlements, and prep students to succeed at due process hearings. We have extensive experience helping international students with their special problems and challenges.

Why making criminal threats is a serious crime.

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The stigmatization of rape allegations in California

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Can your iPhone provide you sexual assault advice?

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Can Parents Be Charged For The Actions Of Their Kids?

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Law Enforcement Posts DUI Arrest Photos On Facebook

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When Should Healthcare Professionals Take A Writ

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Statute of Limitations For A DUI In California 

Most assume that DUI arrests, court trials or plea deals happen quickly; but the reality is that for many people, following an arrest for DUI, they may have spent the night in jail, received a notice with a court date included, showed up to that court date (with or...

Requesting A California Special Education Assessment

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Defending The Greek System On College Campuses

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Title IX, Athlete And Rape Allegations

Recently, several women have accused the University of Tennessee of violating Title IX laws by exhibiting “deliberate indifference” to alleged sexual assaults committed by university athletes and “fostering a hostile sexual environment” which resulted in the women...

Courts Order Release Of LAUSD Student Data

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Driving On a Suspended License

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DUI FAQ’s

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Criminal Expungement For Domestic Violence

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