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First National Law Group- Dean Chandler

Dean Chandler used to own First American Law Center in Oceanside. He was recently raided by the FBI, DOJ, and is being investigated for Fraud, Money Laundering for violating State law regarding charging up front fees in getting Home Loan Modifications. And now since his defunked Firm has closed he is not involved with First National Law Group, out of Carlsbad. Be WARNED! Look under " First American Law Center" and see how many pissed off consumers there are so far on complaints against him. The State Bar has also gotten several complaints against him. And the BBB has had over 129 complaints against him in the past 36 months.
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pdate: 5 people associated with First American Law Center(Dean Chandler not mentioned) has pled guilty in Federal court on a number of charges, For taking consumers for $11 Million. They will be sentenced in early March.

Nothing in the press release said about Dean Chandler, but I hope he's next. They need to take that King Pin down along with the rest.

I don't know about restitution or if we will see any of it.


I was taken by Dean Chandler and 1st American Law Center for $4495. I was promissed they could take my current payment and cut it by about $650 a month.

I was also told they had a 98% success rate and was told to check to BBB for their rating. This was back in January 2010 so their rating was very good.

Please do not be dupped by this swindler, he is a bas person and Karma will catch up with him.


correction on the main header info. Dean Chandler is involved with First National Law Group


Correction on the Heading Dean Chandler is involved with First National Law Group


Dean Chandler you can keep getting this removed. But it will keep getting posted so people can be warned against doing business with you.

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#198059 Review #198059 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Bakersfield, California
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First National Law Group is now the new home for Dean Chandler of the now defunked law firm First American Law Center, here in Ca. Dean Chandler the attorney and the First American Law Center was raided by the FBI in June 2010. All assets were frozen and copies of all of the files of potential victims of possible fraud was also seized. The FBI is still investigating cases. The Ca State Bar is looking into the many complaints filed against Chandler. Go to blog " First American Law Center ripped me off for $3,000 and read the messages. So warning stay away from Dean Chandler.
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Open the doors wide, Dean Chandler is now First National, their press release showed him partners with Kevin Benjamin of Benjamin Law another attorney attached to 1st American who is in Chicago.

I guess those Attorneys know how to shuck and jive their way around the system...and more importantly hide the cash


Raycheal actually the FBI office in SD is conducting the investigation. You can call them and ask for Ms Dickey.

She's the one who is taking information. go to First American Law Center ripped me off for $3,000.00 where most of the potential victims are posting comments


I am trying to retrive all my records from this man..of course i went dowm there everything is gone..

Based on the information the FBI they confiscaded all my records..I called the Santa Ana office..agent tells me to CALL STATE BAR OR FEDERAL COURT RECORDS TO SEE IF HAS AN ATTORNEY...SO WHY COULDNT HE LOOK IN THE COMPUTER!! SO I CALLED SAN DIEGO FBI...LEFT A MSG...NO ONE HAS CALLED ME BACK...



Well of course Services were being provided without question when you turn it into a ponzi scheme it doesn't matter who gets reeled in and taken. And as far as the money back guarantee thing, they would not have gotten 90% of the ill gotten gains if they didn't do it. How did it feel being in bed with the Devil.


Dean Chandler owes some of his hardworking employees money too.

Working daily to obtain loan modifications and postpone sale dates for clients, 20+ Lender/Client calls a day.

Services were being provided without question.. Moneyback guarantees should have never been offered and the lack of prescreening clients was offensive.


I also got ripped off by Dean Chandler, for $3500.00, I found out that they sent just enough to my mortgage company to make it seem like he was doing something but they really weren't doing anything. I don't know how much he has to do with this New firm, but it will be a cold day in *** before I ever do business with any firm associated with Dean Chandler.

I hope they through him in jail and disbarred at the same time. How can you sleep at night Chandler


I have been taken for $3000 from Dean Chandler and his associates. We spent the money in the hopes that we would get our mortgage lowered.

After months went by, our house went into forclosure and instead of getting our payments lowered, we had to take out a loan to pay the back portion and now went up in expenses. Dean Chandler is a crook and NOBODY should trust him. I have been in contact with the FBI and attorney general regarding this. I also filed a complaint in MN where I live.

If it was against CA state law for attornies to take money up front for modifications, why is he still able to walk in public and be able to open another law firm for that matter?

He should be in jail awaiting trial. If you know what's good for you and your family, you will not trust him!


Dean Chandler ran First American Law Center and ripped us off of $3500.00. They claimed they were working on a loan modification on our home.

They only contacted our lender saying they were working for us. There was no further contact with the lender and no work was ever done. DO NOT GIVE THEM ANY MONEY! I requested a refund several times and was told someone would contact me.

That never happended. They will take your money,be nice and caring and suck you in then fail to return your calls and will not do what they promise and you will lose your home and your money.



We were ripped of $4500 from the 1st American law Center before Dean Chandler opened First National Law Group.No work done , no refund and now our home is being forclosed on because of 1st American Law Center. DO NOT GIVE them any of your money or you will end up like us !

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#197476 Review #197476 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Bakersfield, California
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Recently Dean Chandler had a firm called First American Law Center, his firm was raided by the FBI, and everything was seized. So now he's operating under the name First National Law Group. There are hundreds of if not a few thousand that have been ripped by him under First American Center. Just recently posted in the complaint under First American Law Center ripped me off of $3000.00 that another victim after repeatedly calling FALC and not getting a response, called the mortgage company. And it was then he found that very little was sent to them mostly blank papers with the victims name on it. It was felt by the mortgage company that Dean Chandler Firm just sent in enough paper work just to give the false impression that something is being done. You have been warned!
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He did the same to me. He's a ***.


Kevin Benjamin ripped me off and will not man up for a supposed loan modification. Stay away from him in Chicago, Il.

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#197250 Review #197250 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Bakersfield, California

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