Mitchel J. Ezer – (1935-2016)

Mitchel Ezer

Ezer Williamson Law maintained an Of Counsel relationship with the Law Office of Mitchel J. Ezer, a Los Angeles, California Law Firm which, prior to the retirement of Mr. Ezer, handled legal matters in the following practice areas: Civil Appeals; Real Estate Litigation; Business Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Foreclosure Litigation; Partnership and Business Law; and Probate Litigation.  Mr. Ezer was the co-founder of Rich & Ezer, a Law Corporation, and co-founding partner of Ezer & Williamson LLP.

Education

Mr. Ezer attended Northwestern University where he was awarded the degree of Bachelor of Science in Accounting in 1956.  He received his legal education at Yale University where he was awarded the degree of Juris Doctor in 1959, graduating Order of the Coif.  While at Yale Mr. Ezer was a Note and Comment Editor for the Yale Law Journal during the years 1958 – 1959.

Practice Areas

Prior to his retirement, Mr. Ezer concentrated his practice in the areas of:

  • Civil Appeals
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Foreclosure Litigation
  • Partnership and Business Law
  • Probate Litigation

Professional Experience

Mr. Ezer was admitted to practice before all of the Courts of the State of California, the United States Supreme Court, the United States Tax Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States District Court for the Central District.  Mr. Ezer was a member of the National Panel of Arbitrators, the American Arbitration Association, and the American Judicature Society and Scribes.  Mr. Ezer has extensive experience in State and Federal Courts as well as the Courts of Appeal at all levels.

In addition to his practice Mr. Ezer served as an Arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association.  Mr. Ezer also lectured at the UCLA School of Law, USC School of Law, Loyola Law School, and the California Judges Association.

Publications

Mr. Ezer authored the following publications:

  • Uniform Commercial Code Bibliography, 1972; Chapters 5-9, California Commercial Law I (CEB, 1966);
  • “The Impact of the Uniform Commercial Code on the California Law of Sales Warranties,” 8 University of California at Los Angeles Law Review 281, 1961;
  • “Serious Tax Traps Exist in Recovery of Wrongfully Withheld Profits,” 14 Journal of Taxation 328, 1961;
  • “Requirements and Output Contracts in California Under the Uniform Commercial Code,” 1 Loyola Digest 56, 1966;
  • Book Review, “Religion and the Law of Church and State and the Supreme Court,” 11 University of California at Los Angeles Law Review 174, 1963;
  • “Intrusion on Solitude,” 21 Law in Transition 63, 1961.

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