Jose has worked at Counterpoint Legal as a part-time law clerk since June of 2019. He is currently a second-year law student at California Western School and aspires on becoming a criminal defense attorney within the firm. He graduated from San Diego State University with a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and a minor in History.
His prior legal experience includes a legal assistant position at a criminal defense law firm in San Diego, California. There he gained the skills required to work at a fast-paced law office and has continued implementing those skills at Counterpoint Legal.
Jose has previously worked in the agricultural fields on separate occasions. He worked one seasonal term on a salad packaging company and another seasonal term as a lettuce cutter. This agricultural experience has helped him mature and understand the value of hard work.
Jose was born in Yuma, Arizona, but grew up at Imperial Valley, California. After finishing his bachelor’s degree there, he moved to San Diego seeking to further his goals in the legal field. In his spare time, Jose enjoys activities such as weightlifting, arm-wrestling, and playing video games.