Yesenia Cardoza is a Trial Attorney at Shegerian & Associates. Yesenia received her law degree from Southwestern Law School where she participated in the clinical programs for children’s rights and immigration, representing low-income families on a pro bono basis. Prior to law school, Yesenia served as a legal clerk at a criminal defense firm and employment law firm in Los Angeles, California.
Early in her career as a practicing attorney, Yesenia represented plaintiffs in personal injury matters with a focus in child sexual abuse cases. Her primary area of practice since has been in employment law, representing employees in all areas of employment disputes, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination and wage and hour. At Shegerian & Associates, Yesenia continues to represent employees at every stage in the litigation process.
As trial counsel, Yesenia has obtained the following verdicts: