WILLIAM I. goldsmith
Mr. Goldsmith is a partner in the Northridge law firm of Goldsmith & Hull, specializing in civil litigation, creditors' rights, and debt collection.
Mr. Goldsmith has been a frequent lecturer for the National Business Institute, National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys, Commercial Law League of America, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Small Business Administration, and various business trade groups in the areas of creditors right, business law, debt collection, enforcement of judgments, equipment leasing, media and entertainment collection issues, and federal courts and debt collection. He has been acknowledged as an authority in the field of creditor's rights and remedies, and has been quoted on CBS, CNN, FOX Television, the Los Angeles Times, and the Wall Street Journal. Mr. Goldsmith is also an Editorial Consultant and contributing author to the Matthew Bender Practice Guide: California Debt Collection and Enforcement of Judgments.
He is a member of the Los Angeles County and San Fernando Valley Bar Associations, Consumer Attorneys Association of California, Commercial Law League of America, and is a founding member of the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys, where he has served as a vice president and member of the board of directors. He is also the former president of the California Creditors Bar Association. He has worked with the California state legislature and has been appointed by the California Judicial Council to serve on committees implementing changes in the procedural requirements affecting the way collection cases are handled, implementing changes making the administration of these matters more efficient for not only the parties, but the courts and attorneys. In 1988, he was chosen by the United States Department of Justice and awarded the initial contract for use of private law firms to collect debts of the United States of America, including those of the Department of Education, Veterans Administration, Department of Defense, Housing & Urban Development (HUD), Department of Transportation, and Small Business Administration. He has an "AV" Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
Mr. Goldsmith has served as a judge pro tem and arbitrator with the Los Angeles County Superior Courts and the Los Angeles County Bar Association (attorney fee disputes). He received his B.A. degree cum laude from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1975, and his J.D. degree from La Verne University in 1978.
JACK D. HULL
Mr. Hull is a partner in the Northridge law firm of Goldsmith and Hull APC, specializing in complex civil litigation on behalf of both consumers and business entities.
Mr. Hull has been a lecturer for the National Business Institute on the subjects of the California and federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and insurance coverage. He has arbitrated, mediated and tried to verdict hundreds of cases involving medical malpractice, insurance bad faith, elder abuse, product liability, construction defects, personal injury, professional liability, insurance coverage, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, business disputes, breach of contract, surety bonds, wage and hour violations, sexual harassment, wrongful employment termination and wrongful death.
Mr. Hull is on the panel of attorneys for the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Act Program for the Federal Court of Claims in Washington, D.C. and is admitted to all federal courts in the State of California and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal.
Mr. Hull is also a member of the United States Court of Claims, the United States Tax Court, and the United States Court of Military Appeals. He is a member of the San Fernando Valley Bar Association, has served as an arbitrator and mediator for the Los Angeles Superior Court, and has an "AV" rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Hull received his B.A. degree from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1975, and his J.D. degree from the San Fernando Valley College of Law in 1979.
Michael Goldsmith is an Associate Attorney at the Northridge law firm of Goldsmith & Hull A.P.C. practicing civil litigation, creditor’s rights, debt collection and medical malpractice.
Michael received his B.A. degree cum laude from Skidmore College in 2010 and his J.D. Degree from Southwestern Law School in 2013. While in law school, Michael gained experience working at the National Health Law Program (NHeLP), United States Department of Health and Human Services – Offices of Medicare Hearings and Appeals, and the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office.
Michael is licensed to practice in California state courts and federal district courts in the Central District of California. He is a member of the San Fernando Valley Bar Association, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA), and California Society of Healthcare Attorneys (CSHA).