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About Me

Veronika is the founder of the Law Office of Veronika Short.  Veronika graduated from Santa Clara University magna cum laude with a philosophy degree and received her legal education at the University of San Francisco. In law school, she distinguished herself by completing Civil Litigation Clinic and writing in the area of international human rights in genetic testing. 


Veronika Short is an experienced trial attorney who has tried numerous cases to verdict in front of judges and juries.


Law Office of Veronika Short focuses on trade secret, employment, business law, contracts and commercial issues affecting businesses and employees. 


Our law office serves the professional and international community of the Bay Area, and assists individuals and businesses in navigating the commercial and employment space with the maximum protection of the law.  


Veronika is fluent in Russian.


Languages Spoken: English, Russian

Practice Areas


  1. Litigation: 30%
  2. Employment & Labor: 30%
  3. Business: 30%
  4. Personal Injury: 10%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

10 total 

  • No photo

    I endorse this lawyer. Veronika is very skilled at evaluating cases and finding solutions for her clients. She is equally adept at negotiations and litigation.


    Bruce Funk Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Cindy Lan Ho

    I have known Veronika for over 10 years and she is an incredibly sharp and thoughtful attorney. I have consulted with Veronika on several cases and her understanding of trade secrets, employment and litigation is impressive. I am happy to endorse and recommend Veronika.


    Cindy Ho Tax Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

Law Office of Veronika Short

46 West Santa Clara Street
San Jose, CA, 95113-1806



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
CALI Award, International Investments Central and Eastern EuropeUniversity of San Francisco School of Law2002
Sourisou PrizeUniversity of Santa Clara1999
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Of CounselDPA Law Group2008 - 2012
AssociateTaylor Gutierrez Marca LLP2007 - 2008
AssociateLaw Offices of Timothy Gill, APC2003 - 2007
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Santa Clara County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaN/AN/A
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Publication NameTitleDate
Silicon Valley CentralHomecare Business: Serving California Seniors2013
Montage Legal BlogWhen It Comes to Non-Competes, Not All California Employees Are Created Equal2013
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
U of San Francisco SOLN/AN/A2002
Santa Clara UnivPhilosophyN/A1999
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
New Business Fundamentals - Law TalkCalifornia basic business forms2014