Our Attorneys

When you have a legal issue that needs resolution, it's important to have an attorney that understands all facets of the law and can analyze the facts and provide a personal solution that works for you.


Our Attorneys


Attorney

September Katje

September Katje

Ms. Katje earned her Juris Doctorate at California Western School of Law, San Diego, California. She was a Dean's Honor List recipient and graduated Cum Laude. She was also a recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award in Contracts I and Contracts II. She was a Member of California Western School of Law Law Review and International Law Journal, Associate Editor.


Ms. Katje was admitted to the California State Bar in 2003 and is a Member of the American Bar Association and San Diego County Bar Association.


Ms. Katje has worked with such distinguished firms as Morrison & Foerster (named Chambers Global's USA Law Firm of the Year in 2013 and recently listed in the top 10 law firms in the country by U.S. News and World Report).


Ms. Katje has used her litigation and real estate background successfully in negotiating settlements on behalf of clients against major lenders alleging lender fraud, predatory lending, unfair and deceptive business practices, Homeowner Bill of Rights, TILA and RESPA violations, among many other causes of action. In addition, Ms. Katje has succeeded in obtaining Temporary Restraining Order, settlements and loan modifications on behalf of homeowners against all major lenders.


Ms. Katje is a licensed Real Estate Broker with the California Department of Real Estate.


Education


  • J.D., California Western School of Law, San Diego, California
  • M.S.B.A., Entrepreneurship Emphasis, San Diego State University (2002)
  • B.S., Business Administration, Accounting Emphasis, California State University, San Marcos (2000)


Attorney

Rex Phillips

Rex Phillips

Mr. Phillips earned his Juris Doctorate at Glendale University College of Law, Glendale, California and graduated with honors.


Mr. Phillips was admitted to the California State Bar in 2005 and is also admitted to practice as a member of the Central, Southern, Northern, and Eastern Federal District Courts.


Mr. Phillips has been practicing law for over ten years with a background in working for such distinguished law firms as La Follette, Johnson, De Haas, Fesler & Ames in the complex area of medical malpractice defense and Bryan Cave LLP in representing major institutional clients and banking organizations in wrongful foreclosure and fraud actions. Additionally, Mr. Phillips has litigated a wide array of cases involving business litigation, employment law, and personal injury.


Mr. Phillips has used his strong and diverse litigation background to represent homeowners against major banking institutions in over a hundred wrongful foreclosure actions in which he has continually and successfully negotiated favorable settlements on behalf of his clients in preventing predatory lenders from engaging in fraud, negligence, and violations of California statutory law, including violations of the Homeowners Bill of Rights as well as numerous other causes of action.


Education


  • J.D., Glendale University College of Law, Glendale, California
  • B.A., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona


Attorney

Jeffrey Ogorek

Jeffrey Ogorek

Mr. Ogorek earned his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 2012, where he received the Hasting 1066 Foundation Scholarship and graduated with Pro Bono Honors for his significant non-profit service to the community.


While at Hastings, Mr. Ogorek served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Hastings Business Law Journal. During his tenure as Editor-in-Chief, the Journal was cited by the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Ogorek also participated in the Hastings Civil Clinic where he represented low income tenants before the San Francisco Rent Board, was a research assistant for criminal law developments, and interned at the Oakland City Attorneys' Office, where he completed research projects and drafted motions on a wide range of municipal law issues.


Mr. Ogorek was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2012 and has successfully handled numerous lender litigation cases, including the landmark decision of Segura v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., the first successful application of negligence principals against a lender in federal court in California for acts and omissions in residential mortgage servicing. Mr. Ogorek is also licensed to practice law before the United States District Courts for the Northern, Central, and Southern Districts of California.


Mr. Ogorek has further represented both individuals and business entities in a wide range of estate planning, probate, real estate, and business transactions and litigation matters from the earliest stages of case planning through judgment enforcement.


Prior to attending law school, Mr. Ogorek received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature magma cum laude from the University of California, Irvine and minored in Philosophy. While attending UC Irvine, Mr. Ogorek studies abroad at Cambridge University, was elected to membership in Phi Beta Kappa, and participated in the Humanities Honors Program.


Education


  • J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law; Hastings 1066 Foundation Scholarship; Pro Bono Honors
  • B.A., English Literature, University of California, Irvine; magma cum laude;Phi Beta Kappa