Area of Practice
Caceres & Shamash, LLP, a Partnership Consisting of Professional Corporations, was formed in 2003 by attorneys Joseph E. Caceres and Charles Shamash. The firm’s focus is primarily in representing debtors, creditors, trustees, and other parties in interest in Chapter 7, Chapter 11, and Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases, bankruptcy-related matters, and out of court debt workouts and restructuring.
The Law Offices of Charles Shamash, A Professional Law Corporation, was formed in 1999 by Charles Shamash, Esq. Prior to that date Mr. Shamash operated as a sole practitioner from approximately 1996 through 1999, and as an Associate for the law firm Wilkinson & Sood from approximately 1995 through 1996.
Since entering private practice in 1995 Mr. Shamash has focused primarily on bankruptcy matters, has successfully handled thousands of chapter 7, 11, and 13 cases, and has represented chapter 7 trustees in cases before the Bankruptcy Court. In addition, he has represented creditors and other parties in interest in various matters related to bankruptcy, and various parties in out of court debt workouts and restructuring. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Shamash was an extern for the Office of the United States Trustee, a division of the United States Department of Justice, which oversees bankruptcy cases and trustees.
Mr. Shamash graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy with a Specialization in Business Administration from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1988. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the University of West Los Angeles School of Law in 1995. Mr. Shamash is currently a member of the Beverly Hills Bar Association, and is a member of its Bankruptcy, Real Estate, and Small Firm sections. Mr. Shamash is duly admitted to practice law in the Courts of the State of California and in the United States District Court for the Central District of California.