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Rosa Vigil-Gallenberg Rosa Vigil-Gallenberg

Rosa Vigil-Gallenberg founded Gallenberg PC with the goal of making legal services accessible to everyone regardless of a person’s ability to pay. She provides personalized legal services to California residents. Ms. Gallenberg has been given an excellent rating by avvo.com, a leading website in attorney ratings in the United States. She has also appeared as a legal analyst on CNN En Espanol.

Ms. Gallenberg received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California Los Angeles where she double majored in Political Science and Sociology with a minor in Public Policy. Ms. Gallenberg received a Juris Doctor degree and a Civil Litigation Certificate from the University of California Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco.

During law school, she received several academic excellence awards, was a founding member and Articles Editor for the Hastings Business Law Journal and served as a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Judge Sanchez Gordon in the Los Angeles Superior Court (Stanley Mosk Courthouse).

After graduating from law school, Ms. Gallenberg passed the California Bar exam on her first attempt. Prior to founding Gallenberg PC, Ms. Gallenberg worked at law firms representing businesses as well as individuals in several complex legal matters, including contract breach, wage and hour class actions, and construction defect cases.

Ms. Gallenberg focuses her practice on employment, consumer matters, and class actions. Given her litigation credentials and experience, Ms. Gallenberg manages all the litigation matters at Gallenberg PC.

Ms. Gallenberg is a member of the Employment Law Section of the California State Bar, California Employment Lawyers Association and the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles. She is admitted to practice law in all California state courts and the United States District Court for the Northern and Southern District.

When Ms. Gallenberg is not busy working in legal matters, she enjoys spending time with her family, pets, watching CNN, and volunteering. Ms. Gallenberg is fluent in Spanish.

Education

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
B.A., Bachelor of Arts

Double Major: Political Science, Sociology
Minor: Public Policy
Honors: UCLA Academic Honors 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
Honors: The National Dean’s List 2000-2001
Honors: Americorps Award 1999-2001
Awards: Bet Tzedek Certificate of Appreciation for Volunteer Legal Services
Awards: The State Bar of California Wiley W. Manuel Award

University of California, Hastings College of the Law
J.D. and Civil Litigation Certificate

Honors: The Hastings Business Law Journal (Founder, Editor & Executive Chair)
Honors: CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Trial Advocacy II
Honors: Witkin Award for Academic Excellence, Alternative Dispute Resolution
Honors: CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Alternative Dispute Resolution
Awards: Percy E. Towne Scholarship
Awards: Bernard & Joan Maier Scholarship
Awards: IRS Tax Law Certificate of Appreciation

Admissions

State Bar of California
U.S. District Court for the Northern District
U.S. District Court for the Central District

Professional Associations/Memberships

The State Bar of California, Employment Law Section
California Employment Lawyers Association (“CELA”)
Consumer Association Attorneys of Los Angeles (“CAALA”)
Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA)
Beverly Hills County Bar Association
Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles (WLALA)
The Mexican American Bar Association of Los Angeles (MABA)
Latina Lawyer’s Bar Association Los Angeles

Languages

English, Spanish.

Contact Employment and Class Action Lawyer

To contact Ms. Gallenberg, a Los Angeles employment attorney; please dial (213) 986-8432. For Beverly Hills, please call (310) 295-1654. For Burbank and surrounding San Fernando Valley, please call (818) 237-5267.


Bridget HowzeBridget Howze

Bridget Howze is an attorney with Gallenberg PC. Ms. Howze attended the University of California, Santa Cruz where she graduated with Honors and received a Bachelor of Arts degree. She majored in legal studies and minored in communications, participating in the university’s broadcast media program. Ms. Howze was awarded the Regents Scholarship all four years of her undergraduate studies.

Ms. Howze received a Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Diego School of Law. She was awarded the Law Honors Scholarship. During law school, Ms. Howze was an intern for the Children’s Advocacy Institute as well as the Center for Public Interest Law. She also studied abroad at the Institute on International and Comparative Law in London, England.

After graduating from law school, Ms. Howze passed the California Bar exam on her first attempt. She then worked for a legal non-profit agency serving Los Angeles County. Ms. Howze has since worked at several law firms representing individuals primarily in bankruptcy and family law proceedings. Now Ms. Howze has turned her focus to employment law and is committed to protecting the rights of individuals against corporate interests.

Ms. Howze has been admitted to the State Bar of California since June 15, 2005 and is admitted to the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

Outside of the office, Ms. Howze enjoys volunteering, spending time with family and friends, playing tennis, and attending live music events.

Education

University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC)
B.A., Bachelor of Arts

Major: Legal Studies
Minor: Communications
Graduated with Honors
UC Regents’ Scholar (4 years)

University of San Diego School of Law
J.D., Juris Doctor

Institute on International and Comparative Law, Study Abroad Program (London, England; 2002)
Children’s Advocacy Institute Internship
Center for Public Interest Law Internship
Public Interest Law Foundation membership (2002-2004)

Contact Employment Attorney-Los Angeles

To contact Ms. Howze, a Los Angeles employment law attorney; please dial (213) 986-8432 Ext. 103. For Beverly Hills, please call (310) 295-1654. For Burbank and surrounding San Fernando Valley, please call (818) 237-5267.

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