Leo Herrera, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Mr. Herrera attended and graduated from California State University, Northridge with a bachelor’s degree in History. Thereafter, he attended Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego and graduated Magna Cum Laude, in the top 6% of his class, with a Juris Doctorate degree.
While at Thomas Jefferson, Mr. Herrera interned at the San Diego Alternate Public Defender’s Office, where he was involved in all aspects of juvenile criminal matters. As an intern, he argued several motions as a certified legal intern under the supervision of an attorney and counseled clients in English and Spanish.
In addition, Mr. Herrera clerked for Justice Terry O’Rourke of the California Court of Appeal, Fourth District, Division One. He reviewed and researched law briefs and helped develop research and writing strategies for draft opinions. He assisted in drafting two opinions for the Court, dealing primarily with criminal law issues.
Upon graduation, Mr. Herrera worked at the Law Offices of William R. Burgener, a private criminal defense attorney with over thirty years of experience. As a post-graduate law clerk, Mr. Herrera drafted trial court motions and appellate briefs for submission in both state and federal court. He primarily dealt with DUI, drug possession and smuggling, and illegal entry cases.
After living in San Diego for several years, Mr. Herrera decided to return back home to Los Angeles to be closer to his family and provide legal services to the community where he grew up. Mr. Herrera opened up his own office in downtown Los Angeles in April of 2015. His office focuses on personal injury and criminal defense.
Mr. Herrera is committed to providing the highest quality legal representation to his clients. He is a member of the State Bar of California and is admitted to practice before all courts of the State of California.
Mr. Herrera is a fluent Spanish speaker.
Areas of Practice:
California State Bar
Thomas Jefferson School of Law; San Diego, CA; Juris Doctor Magna Cum Laude
California State University, Northridge; Bachelor of Arts (History)
Mexican American Bar Association (MABA)
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA )
Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC)