Membership in the Southeast District Bar Association is easy. You can download the required application directly from this website by clicking on this Membership Application Link. The fees and requirements are set forth in the application, and dues can be paid by check or by credit or debit card via the links below. Membership in the Southeast Bar consists of active, retired and honorary members, together with members of the local judiciary. Every lawyer who is an active member of the California State Bar in good standing is eligible to be an active member in the Southeast District Bar Association, as are law students, bench officers, and court employees.


Business Law

Vadgama, Shakti: 18000 Studebaker Road, Suite 305, Cerritos, CA 90703,

Business Sponsors

Beltran, Roger: Century 21 Real Estate, 562-477-4527

Hernandez, Joey: Joey Hernandez Insurance Solutions, 818-618-8276,

Ward, Jody: Forensic Psychologist, 714-731-7119,

California Department of Justice

Vadgama, Manisha: Los Angeles Office

Criminal Defense

Bruce, Karey: 235 E. Broadway, Suite 724, Long Beach, CA 90802, 562-706-6064,

Duarte, Miguel: 10829 Downey Ave., Downey, CA 90241, 562-869-5300,

Gibbons & Gibbons: 18000 Studebaker Rd., Suite 700, Cerritos, CA 90703, 562-802-3602, mgibbonslaw@gmail.ccom
-Gibbons, Joe
-Gibbons, Mark

Kay, Juanita: Law Office of Juanita Kay, 17116 Bellflower Blvd, Bellflower, CA 90706, 310-367-2372,

Lee, Paul Hallada: 940 N. Grand Avenue, Suite B, Santa Ana, CA 92701, 562-716-7500,

Trujillo, Mario: Law Office of Mario Trujillo, 8239 2nd St, Downey, CA 90241, 562-231-6243

Criminal Defense & Family Law

Munoz, David: 7915 Painter Ave., Whittier, CA 90602, 562-698-8383,

Defense of Healthcare Institutions and Healthcare Providers in Complex Medical Malpractice
Elder Abuse Litigation

Kogen, Rachael: Fraser, Watson & Croutch,  1100 Town & Country Road, Suite 1030, Orange CA 92868, 714-502-3315,

Deputy District Attorneys

Albanese, Christine D.: Los Angeles County
Bunnett, Matthew T.: Los Angeles County
Escalante, Mary Ann: Los Angeles County
Gillette, Chad: Los Angeles County
Romo, Melissa: Los Angeles County
Torres, Mariela: Los Angeles County
Uyeno, Laura: Los Angeles County

Estate Planning, Trusts, and Probate

Fukushima, Paul Jay: Law Offices of Paul Jay Fukushima, 12749 Norwalk Blvd, Suite 111, Norwalk, CA 90605; 562-864-2575;

Nakamura, Jennifer: 18000 Studebaker Rd., Suite 700, Cerritos 90703, 310-853-0473,

Novas, Robert: 8141 2nd Street, Suite 305, Downey, CA 90241, 562-955-5700,

Perez, Hector: 12623 Imperial Hwy., Suite 201, Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670, 562-484-7009,

Zamora, Patricia: 8136 2nd Street, Downey, CA 90241, 562-927-7444,

Family Law

Beckman, Joel: 251 Imperial Hwy, #471, Fullerton, CA 92835; 657-243-1131;

Bigos, Cheryl: 11834 Firestone Blvd, Norwalk, CA 90650; 562-293-1644;

Flores, Matias: 10846 Paramount Blvd, Downey, CA 90241; 562-372-0846;

Fukushima, Diana: Law Offices of Paul Jay Fukushima, 12749 Norwalk Blvd, Suite 111, Norwalk, CA 90605; 562-864-2575;

Gilligan, Frisco & Trutanich LLP, One World Trade Center, Suite 1740, Long Beach, CA 90831, 562-431-2000,
-Frisco, Janine
-Trutanich, Kristin

Veharanta, Heikki: 1730 W. Cameron Avenue, Suite 200, West Covina, CA 91790, 909-363-8270,

General Practitioners

Hitchcock, Megan: 4500 E. Pacific Coast Highway, 4th Floor, Long Beach, CA 90804, 562-391-2486,

Hutchinson, Michael: Law Office of Michael Hutchinson, 11017 Paramount Blvd, Downey, CA 90241-3619, 562-287-4311

Garcia, Antonio: 1180 Durfee Ave, Suite 240, South El Monte, CA 91733, 626-401-1800,

Lopez, Steve: 8562 Florence Blvd., Downey, CA 90242, 562-904-1193,

Olivares, Carlos: 4635 Border Village Rd, Suite F-1, San Ysidro, CA 92173, 562-904-6900,

Quintero, Mauro: 17116 Bellflower Blvd., Bellflower, CA 90706, 562-485-8895,

Suhajada, Robert: 17721 Norwalk Blvd., Unit 43, Artesia, CA 90701, 562-924-8922,

Immigration & Criminal Defense

Robert F. Jacobs & Associates, PLC: 12631 Imperial Hwy., A-113, Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670, 562-462-1424,
– Chung, Jay
– Jacobs, Robert F.

Judicial Officers

Beasley, Sheryl: Court Commissioner
Jacobs, Lillian Vega: Judge
Puente-Porras, Maria: Judge
Saab, Dennis: Judge
Sauceda, Veronica: Judge
Tai, Tiffany: Court Commissioner
Tsao, Lee: Judge
Weller, John: Judge
Yerkey, Amy: Judge

Personal Injury

Gonzalez, Sylvia: 6 Centerpointe Drive, Suite 700, La Palma, CA 90623, 562-372-8242,

Personal Injury & Criminal Defense

Bunnett, John: 8136 2nd Street, Downey, CA 90241, 562-927-1400,

Fernandez Isla, Jorge: 6260 Florence Ave., Bell Gardens, CA 90201, 562-806-6300,

Personal Injury & Workers Compensation

Jacobsma Law, APC: 12749 Norwalk Blvd, #104, Norwalk, CA 90650, 562-219-2747,
– Jacobsma, Laila
– Terkeurst, Jonathan

Public Defender’s Office

Gil-Cole, Magaly: Los Angeles County
Guaderrama, Robert: Los Angeles County
Nazanin, Mani: Los Angeles County

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