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FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION . Attorney focused on helping clients get a fresh start and build their life again. I am part owner of Southern California Law Advocates a firm focused on helping clients elimiante their debt. We represent clients throughout Southern California. Our offices are located in Orange County, Riverside, Los Angeles, and Temecula. Our law office is focused on giving our clients personalized help and real solutions.  You can find our office locations below:


Orange County Bankruptcy

RIverside Bankruptcy

Temecula Bankruptcy

Los Angeles Bankruptcy


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 40%
  2. Chapter 7: 30%
    8 years, 400 cases
  3. Chapter 13: 25%
    8 years, 100 cases
  4. Foreclosure: 5%



Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

Southern California Law Advocates

2112 E. Fourth St.
Ste. 103
Santa Ana, CA, 92705

Southern California Law Advocates

41690 Enterprise Cir N
Temecula, CA, 92590

Southern California Law Advocates

11801 Pierce St.
Suite 200
Riverside, CA, 92505-4400

Southern California Law Advocates

444 West Ocean Blvd.
Suite 800
Long Beach, CA, 90802



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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2016
AAA RatingBetter Business Burea2015
Featured AttorneyAvvo2015
Lead Counsel Rating BankruptcyLaw Info2015
Chater 13 clients choiceAvvo2013
Chapter 7 client's choiceAvvo2013
Top ContributorAvvo2013
Cum LaudeUniversity of San Diego2006
Community Property - CALI AwardCALI2006
Evidence- CALI AwardCALI2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyNomka UK COmmunications2008 - Present
PresidentSouthern Californai Law Advocates2008 - Present
AttorneyMacey & Aleman,P.C./Legal Helpers, P.C.2008 - 2009
Adjunct FacultyCalifornia State University Los Angeles2002 - 2003
Research AssociateBehavioral Assessment2002 - 2005
Group Home TutorOrange County Public Schools1996 - 1997
TeacherLong Beach Unified School District1996 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember2015 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2009 - Present
Southern District of CaliforniaMember2008 - Present
Central District of CaliforniaMember2008 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2008 - Present
Phi Delta PhiMember2006 - Present
National Hispanic Science Network on Drug AbuseMember2003 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Better Business BureauMember2011 - 2015
Southwest Riverside County Bar AssociationMember2009 - 2011
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Chapter 13 Bankruptcy CaseThe sale date of the home was stopped and the debtors were able to work out an agreement with thier mortgage company
TorreForeclosure was Not Complete, Debtor could avoid the HOA Lien
In re Coy, 2016 Bankr. LEXIS 2370 (Bankr. C.D. Cal. June 23, 2016)Avoidance of Judicial Liens
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Publication nameTitleDate
WebsiteBankruptcy Blog2015
Journal of Drug EducationPrograma Shortstop: A Culturally Focused Juvenile Intervention for Hispanic Youth2004
Journal of Addictive Disorders and Their TreatmentCulturally Focused HIV Prevention and Substance Abuse Treatment for Hispanic Women2003
Journal of Interpersonal ViolenceVIolence Risk Outcome Among Mexican-American WomenN/A
Department of Health-New MexicoNew Mexico State Study Findings on Statewide Substance AbuseN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
California State University, Los AngelesCriminal Justice AdministrationMS - Master of Science2002
University of California - IrvineCriminologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Department of Health New Mexico -Study FindingsSubstance Abuse2002