Ivan Gonzalez is a litigation associate at Ford, Walker, Haggerty & Behar’s Long Beach firm, focusing in automobile liability and personal injury defense. Prior to joining FWHB, Mr. Gonzalez worked as a Post Bar Law Clerk with the Los Angeles Public Defender’s Office. During his time as a Post Bar Law Clerk, Mr. Gonzalez drafted motions and was exposed to court hearings, and trials.
During law school, Mr. Gonzalez gained practical experience by participating in Loyola Law School’s Pro Se Mediation Clinic. Mr. Gonzalez represented parties in disputes referred to the Department of Fair Employment and Housing’s (DFEH) mediation program. There he drafted several labor and employment mediation briefs and settlement agreements.
Other highlights of Mr. Gonzalez’s time at Loyola Law School include assisting low income clients on their eviction matters.
Prior to law school, Mr. Gonzalez obtained a bachelor’s degree from UC San Diego in Political Science and History.
- State Bar of California, 2021
- Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
- University of California, San Diego