Marina R. Pacheco is an associate at Girardi | Keese who practices in several areas including class actions, employment law, construction defect, public entity liability, products liability, and medical malpractice. A native of the Inland Empire, Marina graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of California, Riverside in 2009. Shortly thereafter, she worked at the Legal Aid Society of San Bernardino, a clinic that provides pro bono civil legal services to indigent clients. In 2010, Marina took an absence from Legal Aid to participate in an internship with then Assembly Member Ted Lieu in Sacramento. In 2010, she left Legal Aid to attend law school at Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles. During her time at Southwestern, Marina externed at the offices of the District Attorney and Public Defender in Fontana. During her third year in law school, Marina pursued her childhood dream of becoming a Plaintiff's attorney when she began working at Girardi | Keese as a full-time law clerk. As an associate at Girardi | Keese in Los Angeles, she maintains her relationship with the Inland Empire, serving on the board of Consumer Attorneys of Inland Empire, a chapter of Consumer Attorneys of California.
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Comfort Level - Are you comfortable telling the lawyer personal information? Does the lawyer seem interested in solving your problem?
Credentials - How long has the lawyer been in practice? Has the lawyer worked on other cases similar to yours?
Cost - How are the lawyer's fees structured - hourly or flat fee? Can the lawyer estimate the cost of your case?
City - Is the lawyer's office conveniently located?
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