Raquel M. Busani Esq.

Raquel M. Busani Esq.

Attorney
Location:
Fresno, California
Phone:
866-360-0983
Email:
With 10 years’ experience at ERISA Law Center, Raquel has crafted her practice to focus on helping individuals obtain the disability and life insurance benefits they are entitled to under their employer-sponsored plans.

Areas of Practice

  • 85% ERISA Long Term Disability
  • 10% Bad Faith Long Term Disabiltiy
  • 5% Life Insurance Claim Denials

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2018
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 2018
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2018
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 2018
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 2018
  • U.S. District Court Western District of California, 2018

Education

  • San Joaquin College of Law, Fresno, California
    • J.D. - 2018
    • Honors: With Distinction
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California
    • B.A. - 2005
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Psychology
    • Major: Political Science with Emphasis in International Relations

Classes/Seminars

  • Between Two Worlds: "Dalya's Other Country" , POV-PBS /LSCA/SJCL, 2017
  • Between Two Worlds:"No Le Digas a Nadie", POV-PBS /LSCA/SJCL, 2018
  • Lunch & Learn: A Discussion on Pro Bono Services , LSCA, 2018

Honors and Awards

  • John Loomis Legacy Medal of Distinction, 2018
  • San Joaquin College of Law Founders' Scholarship, 2018
  • Leon S. Peters Foundation Leadership Award, 2017
  • 1st Place Best Brief- George Hopper Moot Court/ 3rd place Best Brief Traynor Moot Court, 2015 - 2016
  • Witkin Awards for Academic Excellence in 9 subjects, 2014 - 2018

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Fresno County Bar Association ("FCBA"), Member, 2018 - Present
  • Pro Bono Section of Fresno County Bar , Member, 2017 - Present
  • Fresno County Woman Lawyers, Member, 2018 - Present
  • Fresno County Young Lawyers Association, 2018 - Present
  • Law Students for Community Advancement ("LSCA"), co-founder/board member, 2016 - 2018
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, 2019 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • ERISA Law Center, Secretary/Paralegal, 2009 - 2018
  • United States District Court- Eastern Dist. of CA, Judicial Extern, 2015

Pro Bono Activities

  • SJCL Senior Law Day/CCLS Senior Law Clinic, 2017 - Present
  • CVIIC Free Naturalization Application Completion Workshop , 2017 - Present

Languages

  • English (Primary)
  • Spanish