Jeannette Garcia is a first-generation daughter of immigrants. She was born and raised in Orange County where she graduated top of her high school class at Santa Ana High School.
She attended the University of California, Irvine (“UCI”) on a full scholarship and received a Bachelor’s degree in Criminology, Law and Society and Psychology and Social Behavior. While pursuing her Bachelor’s degree, she interned with the Juvenile Defenders, where she established a passion for law. After graduating from UCI, she continued her career in the legal field as a paralegal for a family law firm in Orange County.
Ms. Garcia received her Juris Doctorate from Western State College of Law (“Western State”), graduating Cum Laude. While at Western State, she received a merit-based full-tuition scholarship for two years and earned a Criminal Law Certificate. Additionally, she was part of the Law Review, Mock Trial Team, and she was Co-President of the Latino Student Bar Association.
Currently, Ms. Garcia serves as President of the Orange County Hispanic Bar Association, where she has served on the board in various capacities for the past 7 years.
Ms. Garcia has worked in the family law field for over 10 years. Prior to opening her own practice, Ms. Garcia litigated family law cases at Hughes & Hughes, LLP and Bremer Whyte Brown & O'Meara, LLP- two large and prestigious family law firms in Orange County- where she gained valuable experience in complex financial cases, including high net- worth matters, business valuations, and tracing, among others.
Ms. Garcia enjoys going on hikes, dancing and spending time with her family and dog.
Personal Note: “Navigating through the legal system is an intimidating and exhausting task, especially in family law matters, where your family and livelihood are at stake. I strive to advocate zealously for you and your needs to make this process as easy as possible.”
Western State College of Law
Juris Doctor, 2015
University of California, Irvine (UCI)
B.A., Criminology, Law, and Sociology & Psychology and Social Behavior, 2010
Santa Ana High School
Orange County Hispanic Bar Association, President
Orange County Bar Association, Member
Orange County Bar Association- Family Law Section, Member
Mexican American Bar Association, Member