As a first-generation American of both Filipino and Japanese descent, Attorney Avelino has compassion for those who wish to come to the United States in search of a better life for themselves and for their children. He became an attorney because he wanted to help those who needed the most help.
Majoring in both English and Political Science, Attorney Avelino earned his Bachelor's degree with honors from the University of California, Davis. Attorney Avelino then earned his Juris Doctor degree with honors from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California.
Attorney Avelino is an active member of the following professional organizations:
- American Immigration Lawyers Association
- California Bar Association
- Los Angeles County Bar Association, Immigration Section Member
- Duly Admitted to practice as an Attorney before the California Supreme Court and the United States District Court