Erikson McDonnell Davis - #197841
The following information is from the official records of The State Bar of California.
11574 Iowa Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90025-4130
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January 6, 2017
ERIKSON MCDONNELL DAVIS [#197841], 64, of Los Angeles, was suspended from the practice of law for two years and until he shows proof of his rehabilitation. He was also ordered to take the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam, make restitution and comply with rule 9.20 of the California Rules of Court. In addition, he was placed on three years’ probation and faces a three-year suspension if he fails to comply with the terms of his disciplinary probation. The order took effect Jan. 6, 2017.Davis admitted to misconduct in 11 matters including failing to supervise his non-attorney staff, collecting upfront fees for loan modification services and breaching his fiduciary duty. In September 2013, Davis assumed ownership of the Real Estate Law Center, becoming its director, chief executive officer, secretary and chief financial officer. The company used advertising to attract clients, who would meet with non-attorney staff, and claimed it could help its clients obtain loan modifications by challenging the practices of service providers and lenders via lawsuits.None of the clients named in the 11 discipline matters received loan modifications as the result of Davis’ company’s efforts. As of July 2016, Davis had only made a partial refund to one client. He was ordered to pay $34,731.34 plus interest in restitution.