Jessica Blas

The Law Offices of Beatrice L. Snider APC

1-2 years

Jessica M. Blas is a native San Diegan, growing up in the South Bay. Blas is a second generation Mexican-American, and is the first of her family to graduate from a four-year university and to obtain a graduate degree.

Blas graduated in 2008 from the University of California Los Angeles with a bachelor’s in political science, emphasis in American politics. She obtained her Juris Doctorate from California Western School of Law in April 2012. While attending law school, she was an active member of Women’s Law Caucus (vice president from 2011-12) and the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (Student Chapter). Blas was also the recipient of the Dean’s Scholarship for Ethnic and Cultural Diversity from 2009-12. In addition, Blas was on the Dean’s List and earned an Academic Achievement Award in legal skills and writing.

During law school, Blas was an intern with the San Diego Superior Court Family Law Facilitator’s Office (South County Courthouse) and joined the Law Offices of Beatrice L. Snider APC as part of California Western’s clinical internship program. Following her clinical internship with the firm, Blas was hired as a law clerk pending admission to the bar. After she was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2012, Blas was hired as an associate attorney at the firm.

The Law Offices of Beatrice L. Snider APC, is a 10-attorney firm that focuses on family law. Blas represents clients in a variety of divorce and family law disputes, including dissolution, legal separation, custody, visitation, child support, complex high-asset disputes, paternity, post-judgment and support arrearages.

Blas is a member of the State Bar of California, Family Law Section of the State Bar of California, San Diego County Bar Association, Family Law Section of the San Diego County Bar Association, San Diego Family Law Bar Association, San Diego Lawyer’s Club and San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association. She is fluent in Spanish, verbal and written.

The Daily Transcript congratulates Young Attorneys 2013

This is the culmination of a peer nominating process that asked San Diego County lawyers to name the best young attorneys in San Diego County who are: Hard-Working & Detail-Oriented, Knowledgeable & Enthusiastic, Ethical & Professional, and Committed to Furthering the Interests of Justice in Society.

Young Attorneys 2013 Finalists

1-2 years

Ben Aguilar

Law Offices of Ben Aguilar

Jessica Blas

The Law Offices of Beatrice L. Snider APC

Tyler Campbell

Foldenauer Law Group

Ben Coughlan

Gomez Iagmin Trial Attorneys

Michael Dallo

Dallo Law Group

Jeremy Evans

California Sports Lawyer

Michael Fullam

Parker Straus LLP

Kristen Gonzales Roberts

San Diego Law Firm

Melissa Laugle

Heggeness Sweet Simington & Patrico

Jing Li

Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP

Aastha Madaan

Brownstone Law Group P.C.

Jacob Stipp

The Ellis Firm

Brooke Tabshouri

Fisher & Phillips

Geoff Thorne

Higgs Fletcher & Mack LLP

Alisha Wood

Law Office of G. Cole Casey

3-5 years

Melissa Deleon

Deleon Law

Ankur Garg


Michael Healy

Fredrickson, Mazeika & Grant LLP

J. Patrick Hicks

Marks, Finch, Thornton & Baird LLP

Tim Johnson

Ogletree Deakins

John Landay

Kirby Noonan Lance & Hoge LLP

Michael Leonard

San Diego Corporate Law

Jessica Mackaness

McKenna Long & Aldridge

Kevan McLaughlin

McLaughlin Legal

Caroline Perry

San Diego Padres

Karen Potter

McKenna, Long & Aldridge LLP

Scott Salmu

Salmu Law Firm APLC

Travis Stewart

Provide Commerce Inc.

6-7 years

Sigurd Carlson

Sempra Energy

William Concidine

East Village Law Group

Greg Del Gaizo

Robbins Arroyo LLP

Heather Ferbert

Christensen & Spath LLP

Brian Findley

Mulligan & Banham

Angela Jae Chun

Casey Gerry Schenk Francavilla Blatt & Penfield LLP

Sondra Levine

UTC Aerospace Systems

James Mann

Latham & Watkins

Lindsey Mercer

Law Offices of Lindsey B. Mercer

Puja Sachdev

Sachdev Legal Group APC

Alexandra Selfridge

Law Offices of Kenneth N. Greenfield

Ashley Teague

Teague Law

Tyler Theobald

Paul, Plevin, Sullivan & Connaughton

Harold Trimmer

Coughlan, Semmer, Fitch and Pott

Kyle Yaege

Galuppo & Blake

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Important Dates

Nominations Open September 11
Nominations Close October 31
Nominees Published November 8
Finalists Notified November 11
Sponsorship/Advertising December 9
Publication December 18



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Past Events

Young Attorneys reception

Transcript reporter Doug Sherwin talks to Nadia P. Bermudez of the Brown Law Group LLP at the 2007 Young Attorneys reception.