Thursday, March 21, from 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. ET
The Alumni in Residence program connects current HLS students with accomplished HLS alumni for one-on-one career mentoring and advice. You’re invited to meet with Eric Castelblanco J.D. ’91 during his virtual office hours. Sign up for a 20-minute Zoom appointment.
Eric Castelblanco J.D. ’91
In 1995, Eric Castelblanco started Law Offices of Eric E Castelblanco which eventually became Castelblanco Law Group, APLC. Since founding his firm, Eric has represented over ten thousand tenants. Eric has handled over 1,000 habitability matters against landlords for a variety of grievances related to unsanitary, unhealthful, or unsafe conditions. Eric has been successful in securing for his clients over $200 million in verdicts and settlements from irresponsible landlords.
Eric works closely with numerous non-profit organizations in the Los Angeles area fighting for better housing conditions. Most recently, Eric was recognized as a “Housing Champion” by the non-profit group Inquilinos Unidos (“United Tenants”) at its largest annual event. Additionally, Eric received the Leadership Award from the Latino Alumni Association of Loyola Marymount University. Eric has been a member and current board member of Entrepreneurs Organization for the last decade and is on the Board of Regents for Loyola Marymount University.
A native of Bogotá, Colombia, Eric immigrated to the United States and was raised in Los Angeles. He attended Loyola Marymount University where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and was licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in California. Following work as a CPA, Eric attended Harvard Law School where he received his Juris Doctor degree in 1991.