AGC Law Firm
Southern California
13181 Crossroads Pkwy North
Suite 400 - West Tower
City of Industry, CA 91746
tel 562.699.5500 fax 562.692.2244
Northern California
6525 Washington Street Suite 12
P O Box 4016
Yountville, CA 94599
tel 707.944.0540 fax 707.944.0580
Tania Ochoa
Associate

 
Tania Ochoa is an Associate with Alvarez-Glasman & Colvin, handling both litigation and transactional matters. Ms. Ochoa currently serves the cities of Bell Gardens, Pomona, Chico, Hawaiian Gardens, Montebello, Pico Rivera, Lynwood and Huntington Park as Deputy City Attorney.

Prior to joining AGC, Ms. Ochoa served private clients through her solo civil litigation practice in the areas of business law, landlord-tenant law and family law. Under a grant from the California Bar Foundation, Ms. Ochoa also helped facilitate relationships between Los Angeles public high schools and local law firms in an effort to promote diversity in the legal profession.

Ms. Ochoa obtained her Juris Doctor degree from Southwestern Law School where she earned a full tuition scholarship for all years of attendance. While at Southwestern, Ms. Ochoa was selected as a staff writer for the International Journal of Law and received awards for "Finalist Brief Writer" and "Oralist Honorable Mention" for the Moot Court Intramural Competition. She participated in the Hispanic National Bar Association Moot Court Competition while assisting various professors in legal research projects and acting as Vice Chair for the Mexican American Bar Association. Ms. Ochoa also interned at NBC Universal handling transactional matters involving above-the-line talent contracts. 

Prior to law school, Ms. Ochoa attended Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania and received her undergraduate degree from University of California, Irvine where she was named to the Dean's List in 2005, all while raising twin toddlers. Additionally, Ms. Ochoa worked in an administrative capacity for the Santa Monica City Attorney's Office.

Ms. Ochoa is a native of East Los Angeles and now resides in the San Gabriel Valley. She volunteers for The Cleft Foundation in providing prenatal vitamins and supplements to women and children in remote villages throughout the world, with her most recent mission to Guatemala where she served over 1,000 women and children. She also volunteers with the Safe Surfin' Foundation to educate public agencies on how to prevent internet crimes against children.

EDUCATION

  • Juris Doctor, Southwestern Law School (2013)
  • Visiting Law Student, Universidad de Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico
  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, University of California, Irvine

ADMISSIONS

  • California (2014)

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Municipal Law
  • Government Relations/Legislative Advocacy
  • Public Contracts
  • Ordinance Drafting
  • Code Enforcement
  • Federal and State Litigation

SERVICE & AFFILIATIONS

  • Pasadena Bar Association
  • Mexican American Bar Association
  • Alhambra Unified School District Volunteer
  • The Cleft Foundation
  • Safe Surfin' Foundation