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
Jocelyn A. Portales

Jocelyn A. Portales is an Associate Attorney at AGC handling a variety of both transactional and public agency (litigation) matters. Ms. Portales advises public agency and municipal clients in areas of drafting ordinances, code enforcement, cannabis regulation, and conflicts of interest.
Ms. Portales earned her Juris Doctor from University of La Verne College of Law, where she was on the Deans List. Ms. Portales focused on both litigation and transactional practice areas, participating and observing mediations, earning her a Certificate in Mediation.

While in law school, Ms. Portales served as a law clerk for a Personal Injury law firm and also served as an Equal Justice Fellow for a non-profit law firm focused on representing underserved communities concentrated in Immigration and Family Law. Ms. Portales also earned a Domestic Violence Advocacy certificate from the Jennesee Center to better assist survivors of abuse and worked as a law clerk for a non-profit law firm assisting family law clients.

Ms. Portales earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from the University of California, San Diego. She studied abroad in London Southbank University in London, England. Ms. Portales has also interned for a local politician and lobbied in Sacramento. Ms. Portales also served as the President of a Community Law Project encouraging students to become lawyers.
  • Juris Doctor, University of La Verne College of Law (2020)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science/International Relations,
  • University of California, San Diego (2014)


  • California State Bar (2021)


  • Public Agency and Municipal Law
  • Code Enforcement
  • Cannabis Regulation
  • General Litigation
  • Constitutional Law
  • Ordinance Drafting
  • Contract Law
  • Public Records Act and Conflicts of Interest
  • Government Relations and Legislative Advocacy


  • California Women Lawyers Association
  • Latinas Lead California (LLCA)
  • Latina Lawyers Bar Association (LLBA)
  • Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles (WLALA)
  • Supermajority