Phil Myer is the lead bankruptcy attorney at Phillip Myer, APC. He has represented clients in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 cases for over 15 years. Phil is directly involved in stopping foreclosures and working out repayment plans on his clients’ homes through the use of the bankruptcy laws. Over the years, he has helped many people get the fresh financial start they needed. He spends much of his time personally handling his clients’ cases and appearing for them in court.
Phil has previous experience running his own law practice and also worked for many years in small firms in the San Gabriel Valley. He has over 30 years of experience practicing law in the Los Angeles area. Phil received his J.D. degree from Loyola University School of Law, Los Angeles. Prior to law school he received his B.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
When not practicing law, Phil spends his time in activities through his church, volunteering his time in charitable work, and singing in his church and community choirs.
Omar Serrato is an associate with the Law Offices of Phillip Myer. He is a tenacious litigator who has made over 1,200 court appearances in the last three years.
Omar was previously an attorney with Mireles Law in Claremont where he ran the civil litigation and criminal defense departments. As a criminal defense attorney he represented clients during the investigation and prosecution of misdemeanor and felony allegations including DUI, battery, robbery, domestic violence, sexual assault, child molestation, and murder. As a civil litigator he represented clients bringing claims for breach of contract, elder abuse, battery, slander, defamation, professional malpractice, premises liability, negligence, elder abuse, interference with expected inheritance, and disputes over ownership of real property.
Mr. Serrato has extensive courtroom experience. He has tried cases in Criminal, Civil, Family law and Immigration courtrooms. He has been part of multi-million dollar law suits alleging securities fraud, written and argued hundreds of motions in the Criminal, Family, Immigration, Civil, and appellate arenas, and appeared personally in courtrooms from Bakersfield to San Diego California.
Omar graduated from the University of La Verne in May of 2013, where he was part of the Public Interest Law Foundation, and Criminal law Societies. While in Law School he interned with the San Bernardino District Attorney’s Office as a student-intern and bar-certified clerk where he got his first introductions to the courtroom, arguing motions, and prosecuting preliminary hearings as a law student. He was part of the Trial Team that placed 3rd in the 2012 ABA Labor Law Mock Trial Competition.