Bob Semnar
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Babak “Bob” Semnar

Bob@TemeculaConsumerAttorneys.com

Babak “Bob” Semnar has dedicated his firm to protecting individuals. He obtained his license in 2003 and has been litigating cases ever since. In 2005, Mr. Semnar attended and graduated from The Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College in Wyoming, an exclusive and elite program focusing on trial advocacy. Mr. Semnar has tried over 35 cases and has successfully represented thousands of clients. He is passionate about individual consumer rights. He regularly handles cases provided within the FDCPA (Fair Debt Collection Practices Act), employee’s rights, as well as the FCRA (Fair Credit Reporting Act). After opening his own office in Riverside County (Temecula), Mr. Semnar moved to Vista, California where he co-founded Semnar & Hartman, LLP, a consumer rights firm, focusing on Employment Law, Debt Collection Abuse, Credit Reporting Rights, and Military Deferment.

Semnar & Hartman, LLP serve individuals within San Diego County (Vista, San Marcos, Escondido, Carlsbad) as well as those in Riverside County (Temecula, Murrieta, Wildomar, Hemet, and Lake Elsinore). Semnar & Hartman, LLP has recently expanded its services to Orange County and Los Angeles County, as well as Northern California.

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Jared Hartman

Jared@SanDiegoConsumerAttorneys.com

Mr. Hartman believes that every single person entering the court system-no matter the case or legal issue involved-needs the best representation possible. Mr. Hartman will assist every client by navigating through the complicated Rules of Evidence in both State and Federal Courts, and willfully research every legal issue and file every motion possible in an effort to obtain the best result possible for each client.

Mr. Hartman truly believes in and aggressively fights for the principles upon which this country was founded-that every single person is entitled to equal justice under the law and every single person within the court system is entitled to honorable and vigorous representation. Having gained invaluable courtroom experience as a Deputy Public Defender for the County of Riverside from 2008-2012, Mr. Hartman has completed over 32 jury trials to date, and takes great pride in his legal research and persuasive writing abilities.

Mr. Hartman co-founded Semnar & Hartman, LLP, a consumer rights firm, focusing on Employment Law, Debt Collection Abuse, Credit Reporting Rights, and Military Deferment. Semnar & Hartman, LLP serve individuals within San Diego County (Vista, San Marcos, Escondido, Carlsbad) as well as those in Riverside County (Temecula, Murrieta, Wildomar, Hemet, and Lake Elsinore).

Tamara Jordan – Legal Staff

Tamara@SanDiegoConsumerAttorneys.com

Tamara Jordan joined Semnar & Hartman, LLP in August of 2018 as a legal assistant. In addition to working full time as a legal assistant at Semnar & Hartman, LLP, Tamara also supports her husband, who actively serves in the United States Navy and raises 3 wonderful children.

Coming from a military family, Tamara is dedicated, reliable, flexible, and always willing to take on any challenge. She brings a positive attitude to her job duties which include scheduling appointments for new and current clients, drafting documents, filing legal motions with the State and Federal Courts, and maintaining the firm calendar.

Tamara realizes that she is generally the initial contact for any potential client and therefore is ready to be helpful and engaged in scheduling them for a free confidential consultation with the attorneys. She always has a smile on her face and a listening ear. Tamara takes great pride in knowing she is a critical part of our firm’s mission to help others and make a real difference.

While at Semnar & Hartman, LLP Tamara studied for and obtained her license to be California Notary. Now she has started her career to be an advocate and counselor of law by studying for the LSAT before applying to the law school of her choice. She is especially passionate about the rights of employees and as well as service members who are requesting military-related deferment.

Nick Martinez –Private Investigator

A California native, Mr. Martinez attended college in Riverside County. He graduated from the Police Academy in 1981 and enjoyed a 20-year career in law enforcement.

As a peace officer, he worked as a Gang Investigator, Field Training Officer, and a Drug Recognition Expert (DRE). He was awarded “Peace Officer Of The Year” twice in his 20-year career, the first in 1987 and the second in 1994.

For the past 8 years, he has worked as a licensed Private Investigator with expertise and knowledge in the following areas: Criminal Defense Investigations, General Background Investigations, AOE/COE Workers Comp Cases, Civil and Family Law, Labor Representative for the Defense of Peace Officers during Internal Affair Investigations (POBAR Rights) and also has expertise in conducting surveillances and work as an Executive Protection Agent.

Recently, he has joined the team of Semnar & Hartman, LLP as an independent field investigator. He focuses on conducting fact-finding assignments related to employment cases. He allows the team to fully understand various details related to cases involving sexual harassment, wrongful termination, discrimination, and failure to pay overtime prior to litigation. Mr. Martinez is also fluent in Spanish, allowing Semnar & Hartman, LLP to represent those individuals who are not proficient in English.