Michael Y. Lo

Attorney Michael Y. Lo is the founder and senior partner at the firm. He received his Bachelor of Applied Science degree in 1975 from Queen's University in Canada, his Juris Doctor degree from the University of West Los Angeles, and passed the California Bar in 1981.

Over the past four decades, Mr. Lo has handled a countless variety of cases. It will be too exhaustive to list all of them, but examples of the types of the cases are listed as follows:

  • General litigations concerning business disputes, real estate matters, trademark and copyright violations, construction defects, and breach of contracts issues, etc.;
  • Numerous bankruptcy petitions under Chapter 7 and 13 of the bankruptcy code, and many under Chapter 11;
  • Transactional work such as drafting and reviewing of contracts, preparing minutes and resolutions, setting up corporations and LLCs, etc.;
  • Personal injury cases involving motor vehicles, pedestrians, and airplanes, etc.;
  • Estate planning and drafting of many different types of trust.
  • Jury trials regarding a natural gas explosion case and a breach of contract case.

Mr. Lo has therefore accumulated a vast amount of experience handling these types of cases. With that knowledge and experience, Mr. Lo is guiding the firm and providing other partners, associates, paralegals, and law clerks of the firm with vision, wisdom, practical insight, and know-how, which attributes are often found lacking in other smaller or younger firms.

Besides English, Mr. Lo is also fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese dialects. For international business clients desiring direct communication with an attorney in their native language, with sufficient experience and sophisticated knowledge of the legal system, in a firm size enough to handle their transnational legal matters, this firm has proven to be a right fit for them. Mr. Lo is known among his clients for having the ability to explain complicated legal concepts in easy to understand language that clients can understand.

Miscommunication is probably the number one reason why a client is dissatisfied with a law firm’s services and why most cases do not come to a client’s expected conclusion. No language barrier, ease of communication, and years of experience are the main reasons clients keep coming back for this firm’s services.

Mr. Lo is also active in pro bono work, often voluntarily acting as legal counsel for many local non-profit entities, foundations, and charitable organizations.

Mr. Lo enjoys playing golf in his spare time. He carries a Handicap Index around 15. He is a member of a local golf club, which conducts outings, tournaments, and golf trips frequently. Combining travel and golf is his favorite way to relax. Mr. Lo also enjoys club-making. Tinkling with his golf clubs to achieve ultimate performance is an elusive goal that has no ending, but give Mr. Lo great pleasure in the process of reaching it.

Jonathan J. Lo is a junior partner at the firm.  He joined the firm in 2009 and focuses in the areas of individual and corporate bankruptcy law and estate planning matters.  He also has extensive experience in the areas of contract review, litigation, civil matters, and criminal defense. 

Jonathan’s notable experience includes:

  • Obtaining a unanimous jury verdict in favor of clients involving non-competition and breach of contract claims resulting in an award of significant monetary damages and injunctive relief
  • Successfully obtaining hundreds of discharge orders in individual Chapter 7 cases
  • Successfully confirming many individual Chapter 13 plans 
  • Successfully confirming multiple individual chapter 11 reorganization plans
  • Successfully defending multiple nondischargeability actions by creditors alleging fraud and willful malicious injury in bankruptcy cases 
  • Successfully settling many civil and federal actions involving contractual disputes, real estate transactions, intellectual property violations, ADA claims, and fraud allegations. 
  • Successfully completing multiple probate and conservatorship cases 
  • Obtaining complete acquittal of criminal charges of defendant who was alleged to have assaulted and battered a roommate.  
  • Reducing multiple felony criminal complaints to misdemeanors in cases involving assault with a deadly weapon and criminal threats
  • Reducing multiple misdemeanor criminal complaints to diversion programs in cases involving assault and battery, solicitation of prostitution, and petty theft
  • Obtaining favorable plea bargains in cases involving vehicular manslaughter and DUI
  • Obtaining multiple expungements of prior criminal records 
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Kelvin J. Lo is a junior partner at the firm.  He represents individuals and businesses in litigation and in financial insolvency matters, possessing nearly a decade of legal experience in those areas.  Since being admitted to the bar in May 2017, Kelvin has helped numerous clients achieve their goals. 

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Mikhail Liberzon is an attorney of counsel with the firm.  Mikhail earned his JD at Loyola Law School, where he was an editor of the Entertainment Law Review, completed a dual concentration in intellectual property law and corporate law, and participated in the Transactional Negotiation Team.  Mikhail earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Pennsylvania with a major in philosophy and a minor in economics.
Mikhail joined the firm in 2019, and his practice focuses on litigation, including intellectual property law, business litigation, personal injury, and employment law. Mikhail’s notable accomplishments, experiences, and skills include:

•    Obtaining favorable evidence through resourceful discovery questions and tactics
•    Obtaining fair and reasonable settlements in many civil and federal actions involving contractual disputes, medical malpractice, real estate transactions, intellectual property violations, ADA claims, and fraud allegations.
•    Winning numerous motions and pleadings to convince opposing parties to mediate, settle, reduce, or dismiss claims.
•    Obtaining several settlements with simple demand letters and without requiring lawsuits.
•    Weighing both the legal and practical aspects of litigation and using different strategies tailored to each individual situation.
•    Discovering the latest laws and legal trends and applying them consistently to both transactional and litigation matters to leverage clients’ positions and claims.

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Brendan Molloy is a Law Clerk with the firm. He is currently pursuing his JD at Loyola Law School in the evenings while working with Lo & Lo, LLP full-time.

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