Benjamin C. Rosenbaum
Benjamin C. Rosenbaum is an Associate in Lozano Smith's Fresno office and co-chair of the firm's Student Practice Group. He is a skilled transactional attorney, negotiating and arranging a wide variety of business and real estate matters. Additionally, Mr. Rosenbaum is a knowledgeable litigator, with both state and federal court experience. He provides a full range of legal advice and services primarily focused on student issues, facilities and business matters, and litigation.
Prior to joining Lozano Smith, Mr. Rosenbaum worked for a full-service civil firm in Southern California, providing broad litigation and transactional services to individuals and businesses. He also has unique experience, having served as legal counsel for a nonprofit organization, litigating constitutional law cases involving First Amendment issues.
Mr. Rosenbaum regularly presents at trainings and conferences for school administrators, employees, and board members on a range of topics. He has been a presenter for Lozano Smith's annual Back-to-School Legal Update on student, and facilities and business issues. Mr. Rosenbaum has also presented in conjunction with the California Association of Supervisors of Child Welfare and Attendance (CASCWA), and the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA), regarding a number of student related topics.
Articles and Publications
Mr. Rosenbaum's article "Expanding Authority for Bullying Discipline, but Where is the Line on School Jurisdiction?" was published in the Los Angeles County Office of Education's Bridges to Success in October 2012. He has also been cited in LRP Publications' Maintaining Safe Schools regarding First Amendment concerns related to student discipline, and in the SI&A Cabinet Report regarding student discipline legislation.
Mr. Rosenbaum earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Davis School of Law. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Fresno Pacific University.
Mr. Rosenbaum is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Central Districts of California, and in all California state courts.