Prior to joining the firm, Angelica was the lead attorney for the humanitarian department at the Matian Firm in San Jose, where she focused on assisting clients in obtaining their visas and lawful permanent status based on their perspective categories as victims of violence or human trafficking. Angelica is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley (B.A.), and Santa Clara University School of Law (J.D.). During law school, she interned at the San Francisco City Attorney’s office and the Office of Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren, was a teaching assistant, and volunteered at the Katharine and George Alexander Community law Center.
Brian was formerly a regional attorney at the California Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) in Los Angeles. In that position, he investigated unfair practice charges, mediated labor law disputes, and drafted briefs for appellate litigation. Before PERB, he clerked for the Honorable Steven B. Berlin of the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Administrative Law Judges in San Francisco. Brian received his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, and his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame. Before law school, he was a union organizer for SEIU-UHW in Los Angeles, a field representative for a state legislator in San Diego, and a community organizer for the West/Southwest Industrial Areas Foundation in Los Angeles and Houston.