ERIC J. PROOS, Esq

Eric is a Detroit area native, who is a private practice attorney in Los Angeles, with a focus on business transactions and litigation, and representing individuals in divorces and other legal needs. 

He received a B.S., cum laude, in political science, with a double minor in economics and legal studies on a partial academic scholarship from Central Michigan University. Eric then went on to attend the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. During that time, he advised on strategy and theme for the campaign of a Michigan State Representative. 

While studying for the California Bar Exam, Eric was hired as a Post J.D. law clerk at a plaintiff’s securities law firm. After successfully passing the California State Bar Exam on the first attempt, he began volunteering at the San Diego Volunteer Lawyers Program family law clinic, and the San Diego County Corporation Counsel where he advised the County regarding numerous matters ranging from premise liability, to workers' compensation issues. 

In 2014, Eric made the move from San Diego to LA, where he gained firm experience working with small to mid-sized businesses and individuals. He has represented business owners from incorporation, to litigation, and acted as general counsel. Additionally, Eric has represented general contractors, sub-contractors, architects, real estate development companies, and other professions and companies in the real estate industry. 

Since branching off on his own in 2016, Eric has continued to represent companies with incorporation matters, litigation matters against other businesses, contract drafting, and other business/individual type representation.  

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS/ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 

  • State Bar of California Business Law and Litigation Sections. 

  • “California Cannabis Awards” Lawyer of the Year nominee. 

  • Beverly Hills Bar Association, Cannabis Law, Business Law, and Family Law Section. 

  • Former Executive Board Member of Cannabis Law Section of the Beverly Hills Bar Association. 

  • Former member of the Consumer Attorney Association of Los Angeles. 

  • Former Insurance defense attorney for large, international insurance companies. 

  • Former volunteer at the San Diego Volunteer Lawyers Program. 

  • Won “Top Contributor Award” on Avvo. 

  • Member of ProVisors, one of the nation’s largest networking groups. 

  • Member of the Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies subcommittee of the California Lawyer's Association Business Law Section.
     

ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE OF WORK: 

When not in the office Eric enjoys working out, spending time with his dogs, and playing golf. At the end of the day it doesn’t matter what he’s doing as long as he’s outside enjoying Southern California. 

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