Jessica Blas

The Law Offices of Beatrice L. Snider APC

1-2 years

Jessica M. Blas is a native San Diegan, raised 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 of Arts 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 the Women’s Law Caucus (vice president from 2011 to 2012) 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 to 2012. In addition, Blas was on the dean’s list and earned an Academic Achievement Award in legal skills and writing. During law school, Blas conducted an internship 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 State Bar of California. 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 matters. 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.

The Daily Transcript congratulates Young Attorneys 2014

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 2014 Finalists

1-2 years

Wana Bernales

The Bernales Law Firm

Jessica Blas

The Law Offices of Beatrice L. Snider APC

Irina Doliner

Gruenberg Law

David Gibbs

Law Offices of David B. Gibbs

Kira Guisto

Frantz Law Group

Amy Hsiao

Hsiao Law

James Kaen


Sasha Kamfiroozie

Law Offices of Hickman & Robinson LLP

Matthew Odgers

Law Offices of Matthew W. Odgers

Ronza Rafo

The Law Office of Ronza J. Rafo

Patrick Raue

Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP

Parisima Roshanzamir

Gomez Trial Attorneys

Irina Sherbak

Law Offices of Irina Sherbak APC

Jayme Simpson

Simpson-Myrick LLP

Aisha Williams

Qualcomm Inc.

3-5 years

Lauren Bates

Pettit Kohn Ingrassia & Lutz PC

Jeff Boerneke

Latham & Watkins LLP

Elizabeth Call

Green Bryant & French LLP

John Clayton

Harris Personal Injury Lawyers Inc.

Melissa Deleon

Deleon Law

Jason Evans

Casey Gerry Schenk Francavilla Blatt & Penfield LLP

Jenn French

Leventhal Law Firm

Jordon Harlan

Berman & Riedel

Nicole Heeder

Law & [M]ocean

Tim Johnson

Ogletree Deakins

Pejman Kharrazian

Epsten Grinnell & Howell APC

Jonathan Liu

Fisher & Phillips LLP

Stacey O’Neill

Jurewitz Law Group

Karen Potter

McKenna, Long & Aldridge LLP

Ian Schuler

Lorber, Greenfield & Polito LLP

Brooke Tabshouri

Fisher & Phillips

Lisa Yun

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton

6-7 years

Amanda Allen

Aguirre Allen Law

Rebecca Blain

Thorsnes Bartolotta McGuire

Jennifer Casler-Goncalves

Latham & Watkins LLP

Caroline Choi

Solomon Ward Seidenwurm & Smith LLP

Emily Fox

Wilson Turner Kosmo LLP

Jose Garcia

Christensen & Spath LLP

Fernando Landa

Crosbie, Gliner, Schiffman, Southard & Swanson LLP

Lisa Magorien

Andrews, Lagasse, Branch & Bell LLP

Alexander Maniscalco

The Loftin Firm P.C.

John McCarthy

Law Offices of John F. McCarthy

George Miller

Shustak & Partners P.C.

Dwayne Stein

Wingert Grebing Brubaker & Juskie

Michael Weitz

Blanchard, Krasner & French

Craig Wendland

The Frost Firm

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Important Dates

Nominations Open September 15
Nominations Close October 31
Nominees Published November 12
Finalists Notified November 14
Sponsorship/Advertising December 12
Publication December 18



Timothy Hutter, Allen Matkins

Associate at Allen Matkins San Diego, Timothy Hutter's drive and passion for law have earned him recognition as a top Young Attorney for 2012 by The Daily Transcript.

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.