Who Are We?

We are a boutique firm that will provide you uniquely personal, strategic and individualized services.

We are extremely passionate about what we do and have over 75 years combined experience.

We pride ourselves on being able to provide uniquely personal service, with efficiency, and reasonable pricing. Our attorneys handle your matter personally through all stages of the proceedings. We promptly calendar your matter through each stage of the case to ensure cases proceed as expeditiously as possible to conclusion.

Fred M. Szkolnik

Fred M. Szkolnik is the founder of Law Offices of Fred M. Szkolnik and has been practicing law since 1980. Mr. Szkolnik earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Southern California in 1977 and later earned a juris doctor from California Western School of Law in San Diego.

Mr. Szkolnik has successfully handled well over ten thousand landlord-tenant matters.  He has sat as a judge pro tem for over 20 years presiding over landlord-tenant cases in numerous courts throughout Los Angeles County.  He has published several articles and has conducted many seminars for apartment associations and attorneys on the subject of landlord-tenant law.

Mr. Szkolnik is born and raised in Los Angeles. He is married and is the father of 3 children.

Lisa A. Walco

Ms. Walco attended UCLA undergraduate and obtained a BA in communication studies in 1990.  She later went on to obtain a Juris Doctor from Southwestern University School of Law, and was admitted to practice law in 1995. Ms. Walco joined the firm in 1988, starting as a file clerk, then a legal secretary, paralegal, and finally, as a practicing attorney.

Ms. Walco has sat as a judge pro tem in various courts throughout Los Angeles County presiding over landlord-tenant matters.  She has also co-written numerous articles and speeches for apartment association publications and seminars. Ms. Walco has extensive experience in dealing with the City of Los Angeles in relocation projects relating to redevelopment of residential properties.

A native Los Angeleno, Ms. Walco is the mother of an adorable son and two dogs.