O. Vanessa Franco Chavez

O. Vanessa Franco Chavez: Attorney with Klein, DeNatale, Goldner, Cooper, Rosenlieb & Kimball, LLP
Attorney Awards


O. Vanessa Franco Chavez earned her Juris Doctor from University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law in 2009 and was admitted to the California State Bar that same year. Chavez holds a B.A. degree in political science from the University of California, Los Angeles. Prior to joining KDG, Chavez litigated for The Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles and was also a staff attorney for the Eviction Defense Network in Los Angeles. Her practice at KDG concentrates on employment and class action litigation.

Professional Experience

•Klein, DeNatale, Goldner, Cooper, Rosenlieb & Kimball, LLP, 2012-present
•Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles 2011-2012
•Eviction Defense Network, 2009-2011

Community Involvement

•Leadership Bakersfield, Class of 2016
•Res lpsa loquitor Editing Committee, 2013-2014
•California Mock Trial, Volunteer Attorney Coach, 2012 - 2014
•Junior League of Bakersfield, Member, 2012 - 2017
•Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance, Volunteer, 2015-present
•Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance, Eviction Defense Panel, 2013
•Koreatown Tenant’s Defense Network Clinic, Volunteer, 2010 - 2012
•Koreatown Tenant’s Defense Network Clinic, Clinic Coordinator, 2012 - Present

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Business & Corporate Law
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Employment Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
661-401-7755  Phone
661.326.0418  Fax
University Attended:
The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, Arizona, Juris Doctor, 2009; University of California at Los Angeles, B.A., Major: Political Science, 2001
Year of First Admission:
2009, California

Professional Associations and Memberships

Kern County Bar Association, 2012 - Present

Kern County Bar Association, Kern County Young Lawyers Section, 2012 - Present

Kern County Bar Association, Kern County Women Lawyers Section, 2012 - Present

Kern County Bar Association, 2014 - Present

- Board Member

Goodwill Industries of South Central California, 2017 - present

- Board Member

Los Angeles County Bar Association, 2010 - 2012

National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 2011 and 2015

- Participant

Eviction Defense Network, 2012

- Board Member, Treasurer

Latina Lawyers Bar Association, 2012 - Present

- Member

Conversational Spanish
Birth Information:
Inglewood, California, 1979
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

4.2/5.0 (2 reviews)
Peer Reviewed
  • Legal Knowledge

  • Analytical Capability

  • Judgment

  • Communication

  • Legal Experience

  • 4.4/5.0 Rated by a Associate on 01/13/16 in Employment Defense

  • 4.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 09/24/16 in Employment Claims

    Vanessa is a great lawyer. Very skilled in the area of employment law.

    Vanessa is a great lawyer. Very skilled in the area of employment law. Read less

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