Judy Chavez
Judy Chavez

Judy practices in the firm’s family law Group. She has been practicing law for over seven years. Judy has a knack for bonding with her clients and successfully representing them by being firm and detained-oriented.

During Ms. Chavez’s undergraduate and legal studies, she interned for the Kern County District Attorney’s office, for four years. This provided her with valuable experience in the criminal field. She represented clients in preliminary hearings and assisted with a high-profile murder trial. Amongst the many duties she encountered, she enjoyed preliminary hearing work-ups the most.

After law school, Ms. Chavez worked in various areas of law including, social security disability, workers’ compensation, personal injury, unlawful detainers, criminal law, immigration and juvenile dependency. Additionally, she attained experience in family law matters, in the areas of marital dissolutions, summons and petitions, child custody and support, spousal support, modifications, domestic violence restraining orders, and marital property disputes.

Ms. Chavez’s bilingual skills have been a great asset to her practice, as she has been able to effectively communicate with clients who are faced with the challenges language barriers often present.

Judith, “Judy”, is an inspiring individual. She was born in Nayarit, Mexico and moved to California at a very young age. As an adult, Judy wished to embolden her children by working extremely hard in her education and career. In spite of multiple obstacles and a tireless schedule, she balanced work and home life flawlessly. In between her busy schedule, Judy devoted time to do volunteer work and community service. She served as a moot court judge, represented many and pro bono clients. Judy even found time to teach classes for the Corrections Academy at a valley college. For enjoyment Judy loves to travel domestically and abroad, she loves to read and watch supernatural shows and since she has a lead foot, she loves to drive sports cars.

From Judy:
“Life’s too short, just go for it, do not wait until tomorrow for what you can accomplish today!!!” – Judith Chavez