Lea Patricia L. Francisco
Lea Patricia L. Francisco is a civil litigator with a background in employment law, premises liability, personal injury, and business transactions. Prior to becoming an attorney, she worked with various nonprofit organizations and now enjoys representing them in a legal capacity as part of the ClouseSpaniac team so that they can continue to serve the important needs of our communities.
Lea earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Resource Management from the University of California at Berkeley and her Juris Doctor from Santa Clara University School of Law. While in law school, she worked at Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County, Bay Area Legal Aid, Katharine and George Alexander Community Law Center, and Center on Race, Poverty, and the Environment where she gained experience in the areas of community economic development, employment law, housing law, family law, immigration, consumer law, and environmental justice. Lea was also a judicial extern for Justice Nathan D. Mihara at the Sixth District Court of Appeal. Lea served as an Articles Editor for the Asian American Law Journal and assisted with the publication of Women and the Law Stories. She appreciates the diverse work environment at ClouseSpaniac, including the leadership of a female partner.
Lea is a member of the State Bar of California, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, and the Philippine American Bar Association.
When not in the office, Lea enjoys running, camping, hiking, and spending time with her family and friends.
- Civil Litigation
- B.S., UC Berkeley
- J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law
- Admitted to the State Bar of California
- Admitted to United States District Court, Central District
- Philippine American Bar Association