Attorney Lester Rosen is the Founder of Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), a leading global background check firm located in the San Francisco, California-area. ESR is accredited by the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA) – formerly known as the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) – and Rosen received the PBSA Lifetime Achievement Award in September 2019.
Rosen is a nationally recognized background check expert and the author of “The Safe Hiring Manual” (3rd Edition/2017), the first comprehensive guide to employment screening. He is a frequent presenter on safe hiring issues and his speaking appearances for “ESR Speaks” include numerous state and national conferences.
Rosen graduated UCLA with Phi Beta Kappa honors, and received a J.D. degree from the University of California at Davis School of Law, serving on the school Law Review. After practicing in the Orange County offices of Kindel & Anderson, a larger Southern California law firm, for three years with an emphasis in civil litigation and employment law, he joined the Riverside County District Attorneys office. His duties included career criminal and homicide prosecutions.