Chad is a native of Glendale, Arizona, and has lived in the Phoenix area his entire life. He attended Alhambra High School in West Phoenix. From 1990 to 1992, he served as a missionary for the L.D.S. Church in Bilbao, Spain. After returning from Spain, Chad attended Arizona State University, where he graduated with a degree in Spanish and Latino Studies in 1997. He attended law school at Arizona State University College of law and was admitted to practice in Arizona in 2000. Chad has worked in the workers compensation field since 1992, and has practiced exclusively workers compensation law since 2000. He has represented thousands of injured workers before the Industrial Commission of Arizona and the Arizona Court of Appeals.
Alex is a native of Tucson, Arizona, and has lived in Phoenix since 2001. In law school he worked for the Arizona Attorney Generals Office representing the Arizona Real Estate Department, Insurance Department and Banking Department. He also interned with the United States Attorneys Office Criminal Division and clerked for Judge LeVay and Judge Richardson at the Executive Office of Immigration Review. His first job after graduating from law school in 2004 was with the Maricopa County Attorneys Office where he prosecuted numerous misdemeanor and felony cases. Alex then went on to practice with private firms practicing in insurance defense, commercial litigation and criminal defense.
Erica González-Meléndez is an alumnus of
Erica has demonstrated a long-standing commitment to the community through her service to various organizations over the years. Currently she is a board member for Chicanos Por La Causa. Erica is also active at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, a church in the South Central Phoenix. She has served on their pastoral council. Currently she volunteers by writing grants to fund church programs and serves as a lector. Recently, Erica received the Daniel R. Ortega Public Service Award from Valle del Sols Hispanic Leadership Institute. She has also been honored for her years of service to Los Abogados.
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