Iraida Gonzalez is dedicated to the pursuit of justice. As a former educator with a proven passion for social justice issues, Ms. Gonzalez has a wealth of experience working in diverse communities and has always been committed to helping those least advantaged.
Ms. Gonzalez obtained a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley with dual majors in Political Science and Rhetoric. She then obtained her Juris Doctor from Trinity Law School where she served as Executive Editor of the school’s law review and earned an American Jurisprudence Award in Contracts and Evidence. During her law school career, Ms. Gonzalez also studied at the University of Strasbourg in Strasbourg, France at the International Institute for Human Rights, an advanced program in international and comparative human rights law.
After completing law school, Ms. Gonzalez served as a law clerk in the Victim Impact Program and Major Crimes at the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, assisting in the prosecution of sexual assault and murder cases. Later she went on to work for a non-profit organization providing legal assistance to those in need with petitions for Guardianships, Conservatorships and Eviction Defense. One of Ms. Gonzalez’s greatest passions is empowering individuals by educating them about their legal rights. During her non-profit career Ms. Gonzalez conducted multiple tenants’ rights workshops in English and Spanish to help educate members of underrepresented communities on how to exercise their legal rights.
Now as an Associate Attorney at Consumer Law Experts, Ms. Gonzalez continues her pursuit of justice by zealously representing consumers against major corporations. In fulfilling her commitment to help those in the least advantageous position, Ms. Gonzalez is determined to hold vehicle manufacturers accountable for the sale of defective vehicles, pursuant to the Song-Beverly Act.
With the characteristics of an aggressive litigator and the warmth of a trusted confidant, Ms. Gonzalez has excelled as a consumer advocate by building strong relationships with her clients.