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Robert L. Esensten

Robert Esensten is the founding attorney at Esensten Law.  With more than 50 jury trials, and hundreds of arbitrations and court trials, Bob has a deep base of experience upon which to draw and is well respected by opposing counsel and the courts. He has served as an arbitrator and mediator in disputes including attorney fee disputes and civil litigation matters.  
 
Since 1975, Bob has overseen and maintained primary responsibility for the representation of business and litigation clients in a variety of fields, including real estate, construction, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, accounting and the entertainment industry. Working with a diverse clientele has given Bob exposure to almost every legal challenge a client could face from both the transactional and litigation perspectives, including business formations and dissolutions, construction defect litigation, consumer class action, and personal injury litigation.  His successful career as a trial attorney in civil litigation has earned him membership in the highly exclusive organization ABOTA (American Board of Trial Advocates) and has also garnered him multiple recognitions as a Super Lawyer by Los Angeles Magazine, an award that is given to less than 5% of attorneys in Southern California.
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Education:
Bob received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California in 1972, and a Juris Doctor from Southwestern Law School in 1975.
 
A little more about Bob:
A member and former Chairman of the Board of the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Bob is an avid golfer with a single digit handicap and has won a number of amateur tournaments over the years, as well as making seven holes in one.  For twenty-five years, he has organized the annual Riviera Parent-Child Tournament. He is also the Trustee for a prestigious winery in Calistoga, California. Bob’s most recent and proudest honor is becoming a grandfather to Lucas and Max.