You Deserve

Your Erisa Benefits

Raquel M. Busani Esq.

Contact Me:

Local: (559) 549-6490

Toll Free: (866) 360-0983

Practice Areas:

  • ERISA Long Term Disability 75%
  • Bad Faith Long Term Disability 10%
  • Life Insurance Claim Denials 5%
  • Health Insurance Claims 5%
  • Pension Benefits 5%

Biography

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.

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney

Past Positions

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

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Representative Cases

  • Entz v. Standard Insurance Company, 2020 WL 5496072, Case No. EDCV (C. D. Cal., September 11, 2020)
  • Walker v. AT&T Benefit Plan No. 3, et al., 338 F.R.D. 658 (C.D. Cal. 2021)
  • Walker v. AT&T Benefit Plan No. 3, No. 2:21-CV-00916-MCS-SK, 2022 WL 1434668 (C.D. Cal. Apr. 6, 2022)

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association ("ABA"), Member, 2021 to Present
  • Fresno County Bar Association ("FCBA"), Member, 2018 to Present
  • Pro Bono Section of Fresno County Bar , Member, 2017 to Present
  • Fresno County Woman Lawyers, Member, 2018 to Present
  • Fresno County Young Lawyers Association, 2018 to Present
  • La Raza Lawyer’s Association Fresno
  • Law Students for Community Advancement ("LSCA"), co-founder/board member, 2016 to 2018
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, 2018 to 2019
  • Psi Chi International Honors Society in Psychology, Life Member, 2014 to Present

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

Bar/Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of 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

Honors

  • 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
  • Witkin Awards for Academic Excellence in 9 subjects

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

Pro-Bono Activities

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

Community Activities

  • Board Member, Fresno Reel Pride LGBTQ+ Film Festival , January 1, 2019 – Present
  • Board of Directors, Fresno Metropolitan Flood Control District , May 20, 2020 – Present