Jamileh Hawatmeh is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Zelms Erlich & Mack where she practices with the professional liability team. She is involved in all phases of litigation from inception of a case through resolution, including drafting, pleadings, discovery, motions and trial.
In addition to real estate and professional liability litigation, Ms. Hawatmeh's practice also includes defense of real-estate related disciplinary matters and state bar defense.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Hawatmeh was an associate attorney for a civil litigation firm in Irvine, CA where she represented individuals, small start-ups, and large corporate entities in high-risk litigation involving a variety of business tort claims and employment law issues.
Ms. Hawatmeh graduated cum laude from the University of Arizona with a BA in International Studies. She obtained her J.D. from Chapman University, Fowler School of Law, in Orange, California where she was a member of the school's honor council and received CALI Excellence for the Future Award® in Trial Practice. Ms. Hawatmeh received her J.D. with an emphasis in Advocacy & Dispute Resolution. While in law school, Ms. Hawatmeh also attended Cambridge University, Sidney Sussex College, in Cambridge, England for a summer to study International Business Law.
Ms. Hawatmeh is a current member of the Real Property Law Section of the California Lawyers Association and the Association of Discipline Defense Counsel.