El Rescate De Boyle Heights

"Eviction defense law firm Basta hasn’t been around long—it formed in 2005—but it’s quickly developed the reputation of having revolutionized the (relatively small) field of tenant defense....

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BASTA Cover Story in "LA Weekly"

Department 94 is unlike any other courtroom in Los Angeles. Most courts are quiet, orderly affairs. Parties show up on time and speak when spoken to. Department 94 is different — one part game show, one part DMV on a Monday morning.

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AOA of California Article about BASTA

Landlords are afraid of BASTA.  Here's an article from the Apartment Owners Association.  "You have a tenant who refuses to pay rent. You have served a 3-Day Notice to Pay Rent or Quit which has expired. Your attorney files an unlawful detainer case in the Los Angeles Superior Court and you are then notified that a firm called BASTA files an answer to the complaint alleging that “You have breached the Warranty of Habitability or that your action is a Retaliatory Eviction or some other ridiculous defense, and this BASTA is demanding a jury trial.  Now what?"

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USC Features Basta

More than three years ago, Daniel J. Bramzon left big firm life to found the nonprofit BASTA, Inc., to fight for tenants’ rights. Since then, he has witnessed the ugly side of landlord-tenant disputes.

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BASTA Featured in "New Angeles Monthly"

A treacherous border-crossing from Mexico to the United States is the first barrier for many undocumented immigrants attempting to build better lives for their families.

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