Anahi C. Contreras is a litigation associate at Ford Walker Haggerty & Behar’s Long Beach office with a concentration in automobile liability and personal injury defense. Prior to joining FWHB, Ms. Contreras was working as a Staff Attorney for Los Angeles Dependency Lawyers, Inc. zealously advocating on behalf of parents to regain custody of their children in juvenile dependency proceedings in Los Angeles County.
While in law school, Ms. Contreras acquired a well-rounded set of experiences from working as a law clerk with the California Attorney General’s Office, Employment and Administrative Mandate, and with the United States Coast Guard. She has been working in the legal field for over 13 years working in government civil litigation defense with Orange County Counsel’s Office and in transactional law both in the private and public sectors. She graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she majored in Sociology.
Ms. Contreras is fluent in Spanish.
- State of California, 2021
- Loyola Law School, 2020
- University of California, Santa Barbara
- Orange County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
- Mexican American Bar Association
- Latina Lawyers Bar Association