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Nathan A. Perea, Esq. has successfully litigated hundreds of cases in federal and state court. From catastrophic injuries, to neighbor disputes, from large complex environmental litigation to small business transactions, Mr. Perea consistently dedicates himself to providing excellent, accessible, sound, legal advice. As a former partner of a premier civil rights defense firm in California, Mr. Perea has produced effective results for large corporate and public entity clients.
Mr. Perea grew-up in Southern California and graduated with a degree in Politics from the University of California, Santa Cruz, in 1997.
Upon graduating from UCSC, Mr. Perea pursued his legal studies at Lewis & Clark Law School, a top 100, ABA accredited law school located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest city of Portland, Oregon. He was an Oregon State Bar scholarship recipient, earned a clerkship with the United States Attorneys, in the Civil Division for the District of Oregon, Portland District Office, and clerked with the Gilroy Law Firm, a preeminent Trucking Industry Defense Firm, in Portland. Mr. Perea has passed both the California and Oregon State Bar Exams.
Upon graduation, Mr. Perea was given a rare opportunity to clerk for the Honorable Michael McShane, now a District Court Judge for the United States District Court for the District of Oregon. After clerking for the Honorable Michael McShane, and returning to the Gilroy Law Firm, in 2005 Mr. Perea returned to Southern California to serve the community he grew-up in, and practice near his extended family.
Mr. Perea has sat on the board for the Greater Riverside Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and was the board chair for The Unforgettable Foundation. He has also volunteered countless hours to the Inland Empire community including providing pro-bono legal advice to the indigent. He has been recognized by the State of California Assembly, the State Senate, the City of Loma Linda, and various community leaders for his community service and commitment to serving the underprivileged.
Mr. Perea is currently licensed to practice in the State of California, and all of its courts, as well as the United States District Court for the Central, Southern, and Eastern Districts of California, and the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. He has also met the statutory requirements to practice in the Juvenile Dependency Court’s throughout California.
Mr. Perea’s law practice is focused on business litigation, including residential and commercial real estate, employment, and contract disputes; and civil rights litigation including parent, children and family rights.
Undergraduate Degree: BA Politics, Minor Sociology from the University of California Santa Cruz, 1997
Juris Doctorate: Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon, 2003
Licenses: State of California,
United States District Court, Central District
United States District Court, Eastern Division
United States District Court, Southern Division
United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims