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Cecilia Chavez

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Office: 916.318.8000

4590 MacArthur Blvd #500
Newport Beach, California 92660

Cecilia Chavez is a paralegal with the firm, and a native of Orange County, California. Cecilia graduated from the University of California at Irvine with a double bachelor's degree in Criminology Law and Society, and also Psychology and Social Behavior, in 2019. In May 2021, she obtained her ABA approved Paralegal Certificate from Santa Ana College. She also holds a certificate from the National Society for Legal Technology. Previously, Cecilia worked at Community Legal Aid SoCal where she gained knowledge in consumer law, housing, family law, and estate planning. Prior to entering law, Cecilia worked as a senior therapist/ social skills leader for Creative Solutions for Hope in Costa Mesa, California for several years. Her favorite part of her job is being able to assist clients with their matters and keeping clients updated.

Cecilia a native Spanish speaker, and enjoys camping, hiking and taking her dog, Chanel, out for walks.


Bachelor's Degree in Criminology Law and Society

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