Mr. Yerushalmi’s life journey, tenacity, and drive to be the best is unparalleled in the legal field. He has often been called “Every insurance company’s worst nightmare” by his peers for his shrewd negotiation skills, creativity, and abstract imagination which allows him to analyze facts from all sides. Yet, Mr. Yerushalmi’s charisma and desire to make the world a better place is contagious and captures the respect of client’s, adjusters and defense counsel alike.
Mr. Yerushalmi’s charisma and genuine desire to do good has afforded him the opportunity to be involved in the lives of some of the world’s leaders in politics, business, music, and fashion. Because of his robust desire to make the world a better place, Mr. Yerushalmi has been invited to private luncheons and other events with senators and congressmen where he has discussed some of the most important issues facing our nation today. Mr. Yerushalmi brings this same desire with him to each case, treating all his client’s like family and giving every case his personal attention, thereby making sure that his clients receive the justice they deserve.
Prior to starting Yerushalmi Law Firm, Mr. Yerushalmi attended the University of Southern California as an undergraduate student where he graduated top five in his class, while also starting a consumer electronics company where he supplied some of the world’s most famous athletes with the most sought after gadgets before their release date. Mr. Yerushalmi then went on to attend The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City as part of the highly prestigious Dean’s Merit Scholarship Program.
During his time at Cardozo, Mr. Yerushalmi was one of only three law school students in the country handpicked to intern at the world renowned Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers college in Dubois, Wyoming, where he learned trial skills from Gerry Spence himself. During his second year of law school, Mr. Yerushalmi worked at the Bet Tzedek Legal Clinic in New York City where he represented elderly and disabled people obtain health, disability and housing benefits.
Mr. Yerushalmi interned at a boutique New York City Law firm where he handled real estate litigation and criminal defense matters. In addition, Mr. Yerushalmi was selected to the highly sought-after Alexander Fellows Program, as well as multiple different journals during his time at Cardozo, but was unfortunately forced to turn them down so that he could focus his time on other endeavors.
After graduation, Mr. Yerushalmi was employed at one of California’s premier award-winning personal injury firms, where he worked on a variety of cases ranging from small car accidents to multi-million-dollar catastrophic injury, products liability and wrongful death claims.
Mr. Yerushalmi’s dedicated civic service to the affairs of the Los Angeles Community have been recognized by two separate commendations from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisor, an unmatched feat for someone of Mr. Yerushalmi’s age. On his free time Mr. Yerushalmi is active at his local synagogue, he enjoys traveling, watching Laker games and spending time with his family.