Carl J. Kanowsky, Esq.
Carl Kanowsky has over 25 years’ experience in handling the majority of business transactional matters, as both in-house counsel to large corporations as well as a member of large Century City law firms. His experience runs the gamut from business to real estate law in both transactional and litigation arenas. Carl has represented clients in the purchase and sale of multi-million dollar companies; negotiated and drafted contracts for businesses and entertainment companies; litigated complex lawsuits involving cutting edge issues in employment and other areas of law and advised clients on the formation and operation of corporations and limited liability companies. Carl is also experienced in real property sales transactions, commercial leases, and financing of property purchases.
Carl’s clients regularly consult him on numerous business issues, such as product distribution, restraint of trade, and violations of the Uniform Commercial Code. His practice also includes representing themed entertainment businesses, and background support (e.g., studio and equipment rental, production know-how, animal training, etc.) that the entertainment business needs to get a production completed.
Commitment to our community is also a top priority of Carl’s as demonstrated by his having served as both President and Director of The SCV Boys & Girls Club, Cub Master of Pack 490, and a director of the Themed Entertainment Association. In addition he has been instrumental in spearheading grass roots representation on such issues as planned growth and toxic environmental cleanup, which greatly impact our valley and quality of life.
Dean Ogrin, Esq.
Dean Ogrin has more than 25 years of litigation experience including disputes related to business, employment, real estate and major personal injury cases.
In addition, Dean also holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Pepperdine University, and has experience in the securities industry.
Dean’s experience with business disputes includes, but is not limited to, cases in the petroleum, entertainment, consumer electronics and restaurant industries. His experience with employment cases includes allegations of harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination, wage & hour, and retaliation among others. Dean’s litigation track record with real estate matters includes issues found in commercial, industrial and residential settings. Finally, his experience with major personal injury covers the areas of brain injury, paralysis, other catastrophic injuries, major collisions, product liability, premises liability, highway design, and animal attacks. Dean is prepared to handle all of your litigation needs, from the filing of a lawsuit through trial.
In keeping with Kanowsky & Associates commitment to our community, Dean’s community involvement over the past 20 years has included serving as President of the College of the Canyons Foundation Board of Directors, Founding Board member for Let-Me-Sail (Bridges to Ability), and coaching in local youth baseball and football programs. Knowledge and contacts obtained through this community service also enhances his understanding of the needs of our community and how they relate to local business and future business growth.
Angie Serricchio was born in Argentina and earned her juris doctor degree from the Facultad de Derecho (school of law) of Universidad de Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires University). She worked over 10 years as the company secretary and head of corporate governance for the holding company of Grupo Roberts (Roberts Group), today “HSBC Argentina”.
When Angie’s family moved to Mexico City, she left behind her attorney profession and became a stay-home mom. This impasse in her career offered her the opportunity to explore other interests, like the study of the English language, and her love for painting.
She resumed her legal career after moving to the United States in 2000 and obtained a Paralegal Certificate from the ABA approved paralegal program at Pasadena City College. Angie worked in various areas of law, including bankruptcy law, personal injury, and estate planning.
Angie joined Kanowsky & Associates in 2012 and has become the firm’s liaison with our Hispanic clients. Her legal background and communication skills provide the best atmosphere for people who prefer discussing legal issues in their native language