a law corporation


Serving Southern California since 1971

About Buxbaum & Chakmak

In 1971, David A. Buxbaum and John Chakmak formed Buxbaum & Chakmak. They continue to direct our firm.

We are committed to providing the highest standard of professional services.  We promptly, frequently, and comprehensively communicate with clients. We have insightful understanding of clients' needs. We understand the importance of clients' concerns and their trust in us.  Many clients have entrusted their legal affairs of both a business and personal nature to us for decades.

Our law practice is devoted to business law, civil litigation, real estate, estate planning, and family law.

We understand changes in business economics, legal and political issues affecting the business community, and business practices.  Our attorneys have a depth of experience and a broad conceptual understanding of the needs of businesses and individuals involved in business transactions.  We have represented and advised the decision makers of our business clients, including banks, insurance companies, trust companies, professionals, and individuals engaged in business enterprises.  We are involved in "leading edge" issues affecting the business community.

Our attorneys have exceptional experience in all types of civil litigation. We have represented clients in thousands of lawsuits. From the simplest collection lawsuit to complex business and real estate litigation, our attorneys are ready and qualified to serve your needs. We are ready and able to represent clients at trial and on appeal.

We routinely perform real estate transactions of all types, including sales, leases, and construction. Some of our attorneys are licensed real estate brokers in California.

We understand and practice estate planning, probate, trusts, conservatorships, guardianships, and elder law.

Our attorneys practice family law practice involving dissolution of marriage, child custody, child and spousal support, and property division.

Our attorneys understand that the service to each client must be tailored to the individual client's needs.  We bring to this process an in-depth familiarity with legal trends and customs, combined with the ability to establish workable and efficient arrangements for serving clients.

Our firm has attained a rating of "very high to preeminent," which is the highest rating from the most prestigious national attorney rating service.  Since 1971, David A. Buxbaum and John Chakmak have been committed to the firm's goals of providing meticulous legal services and communication with clients.  Our attorneys have a wealth of experience, thus offering stability and a historical perspective seldom found in small law firms.