Josefina L. Valdez is a private practice attorney with over ten years of legal experience. She began her career dedicated to helping underprivileged and underserved individuals as a staff attorney and later as the Executive Director of a non-profit legal services organization. Her background as a legal services attorney gave Josefina a unique experience as she oversaw the delivery of legal services to thousands of clients in a wide array of practice areas. Now, Josefina Valdez uses this experience and background to represent needful clients and their families in her own practice, with a focus on family law, probate, and chapter 7 bankruptcy. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Josefina attended the University of California, Berkeley where she majored in Political Science, and minored in both Public Policy and Ethnic Studies. Between undergrad and law school, Josefina worked as a Fellow in Washington D.C. at AIDS Action, where she conducted various analyses on health policies, as well as, educated Congress members on the community impact of federal legislation. She earned her law degree at Fordham University School of Law in New York City. Outside of practicing law, Josefina currently sits as President of the Board of Cedar House, a recovery services non-profit organization.
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