Michael H. Raichelson has over 18 years of experience helping individuals and businesses throughout California and the United States manage their debt problems and find solutions that give them a fresh start. No matter how simple or complex your financial situation may be, the Law Offices of Michael H. Raichelson offer personalized and comprehensive attorney services that not only solve problems through bankruptcy, but also provide strategies to preserve clients’ futures as they move forward in life after bankruptcy.
Born, raised and educated in California, Michael H. Raichelson grew up in Los Angeles before attending the University of California at Santa Barbara and graduating with a B.A. in Economics and Political Science. He would later attain his Juris Doctor and graduate cum laude from Pepperdine University School of Law. Since then, he has taught numerous legal and paralegal classes, which serving as a lecturer in elementary through high school regarding legal rights and responsibilities. Mr. Raichelson has also given back to the community by serving on the Board of Governors for United Cerebral Palsy and as an attorney-coach for the Constitutional Rights Foundation, where he educated high school students on trial skills.
Prior to founding the Law Offices of Michael H. Raichelson and focusing on California bankruptcy, Mr. Raichelson acquired substantial experience in complex litigation in state and federal courts, including the federal multi-district court. He is a Certified Bankruptcy Specialist, the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. He also worked for a multi-state law firm specializing in real estate litigation and has represented a vast range of clients, including real estate developers and brokers, mortgage and escrow companies, banks, insurers, CEOs and other law firms.
Mr. Raichelson has helped hundreds of people solve problems with tax debt in California and start over fresh by way of Chapter 7 bankruptcy. His service to both his clients and the community has earned him substantial recognition from his peers and colleagues. He is a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the California Bankruptcy Forum and the Los Angeles County Bankruptcy Forum. He is also a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the San Fernando Valley Bar Association. In 2011, Mr. Raichelson was recognized as one of the top lawyers in the Los Angeles area, earning inclusion in California Super Lawyers for Southern California.