Our Attorneys

Charles F. Callanan

Charles Callanan

Charles Callanan is one of the founding partners of Callanan, Rogers & Dzida, LLP. Mr. Callanan practices in the area of commercial and business law with emphasis on the organization and sale of businesses, providing practical solutions to legal problems that affect new and established businesses including contracts, financing transactions, employment agreements and commercial leases. Mr. Callanan also represents various nonprofit religious institutions and educational institutions.

Prior to the formation of Callanan, Rogers & Dzida, LLP, Mr. Callanan was a partner and one of the founding partners of Sullivan, Workman & Dee, LLP.

Practice Areas Corporations Law; Real Estate Law; Commercial Law

Education Catholic University Law School, J.D., 1967, Fordham College, B.A., 1964

Admitted 1968, District of Columbia; 1979, California and U.S. District Court, Central District of California

Memberships Los Angeles County Bar Association; State Bar of California; The District of Columbia Bar

Robert H. Rogers

Robert H. Rogers

Robert Rogers is one of the founding partners of Callanan, Rogers & Dzida, LLP. Mr. Rogers is a litigator and trial lawyer, whose primary emphasis is employment disputes wrongful termination and discrimination, eminent domain, major personal injuries, civil litigation and independent sales representatives litigation. Mr. Rogers has a blend of facilitative skills and hands-on leadership experience that makes him ideally suited as a litigation attorney, negotiator and mediator. He divides his time between the firm’s main office in downtown Los Angeles and the firm’s branch office in San Pedro.

Prior to the formation of Callanan, Rogers & Dzida, LLP, Mr. Rogers was a partner of Sullivan, Workman & Dee, LLP, from January of 1990 through June of 2009.

Practice Areas Employment Law; Eminent Domain Law; Sales Representatives Law; Major Personal Injuries; Business & Real Estate Litigation;

Education University of San Diego School of Law, J.D., 1982, St. Martin’s College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1978

Admitted 1982, California; 1983, U.S. District Court, Central District of California

Memberships Los Angeles County and Federal Bar Associations; Harbor Bar Association; State Bar of California; San Pedro Rotary Club

Joseph S. Dzida

Joseph S. Dzida

Joe Dzida is one of the founding partners of Callanan, Rogers & Dzida, LLP. He brings broad experience and strength to the CRD team. Mr. Dzida is both an accomplished litigator and an experienced transactional attorney. He has served as lead trial attorney in over one hundred court and jury trials, and the decisions in many of his appellate cases have been published in the official reports. Mr. Dzida is also an experienced and accomplished transactional attorney, negotiating and documenting real estate and business agreements and organizing business and non-profit corporations and limited liability companies for large and small clients. He, therefore, brings the practical perspective he has gained from both of these areas, as a litigator and as a transactional attorney, to his clients and their legal needs.

Prior to the formation of Callanan, Rogers & Dzida, LLP, Mr. Dzida was one of founding partners of Sullivan, Workman & Dee, LLP.

Practice Areas Eminent Domain; Business & Real Estate Transactions; Business & Real Estate Litigation; Employment Law; Appellate Law

Education Loyola University of Los Angeles, J.D., 1979, Loyola Marymount University, B.A., 1976

Admitted 1979, California

Memberships Los Angeles County and American Bar Associations; The State Bar of California; The Association Of Business Trial Lawyers