Michael M. Yellin, Esq., is an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of California. A graduate of the Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles, law is Mr. Yellin's second career.
Prior to law school, Mr. Yellin worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for a "Voluntary" hospital, operating under the direction of the Fire Department of New York, in New York City. While working in that capacity, Mr. Yellin was awarded the Excellent Duty Award after he and his partner entered a burning apartment building to effectuate the rescue of a couple overcome by smoke. Mr. Yellin also dedicated much of his spare time to volunteer work with an ambulance company. Mr. Yellin brings a public interest focus to his practice, by providing tough and inventive advocacy to those who have been taken advantage of, and harmed, by their employers. Mr. Yellin understands the unique issues involved in employment cases, and the effects of these matters on the parties, having experienced them first hand in his own life.
For years, Mr. Yellin has worked with restaurant servers, plumbers' assistants, customer service representatives, cable and satellite television installers, warehouse personnel, and people from all walks of life, to obtain redress for the wrongs committed against them by their employers. Mr. Yellin has worked to obtain payment of wages and damages for overtime pay, missed meal and rest breaks, commissions pay and has helped numerous people obtain damage awards for lost income and for emotional distress.
Mr. Yellin spends his free time in pursuit of several hobbies, including car restoration and electronic tinkering.