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Angelina Bradley

Angelina Bradley

Domestic Violence, Military Divorce and Custody, and Victim Rights Attorney
  • Juvenile Law, Military Law
  • California, Colorado, District of Columbia
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Summary

I am a retired Navy Judge Advocate helping families, working professionals, parentrepreneurs, and creatives attain work-life balance. I am a licensed attorney in California, Colorado, and the District of Columbia. I am also a certified as a mediator and peer specialist. I help my clients find a work-life balance goal, then craft solutions to empower them to attain those goals. For most of my clients, that means providing compassionate family law services to restructure a family: from marriage to divorce; reworking custody and visitation; adding a new member to the family through adoption; or restoring safety. I will guide you through this life transition by providing objectivity in an emotionally-charged while advocating for your interests. For clients not experiencing a family restructuring, it means using my lawyer's eagle-eye to ensure their Woman Owned Small Business application is complete. Still others rely on my legal advocacy skills craft persuasive letters of exemption to meet Small Business Association contracting requirements. Most of my clients need assistance making sure their online businesses are legally compliant so they can stay up, running, and bringing in money. Others need contracts for nannies and maintenance contractors that enable them to work more effectively outside the home. And some need a consultation with a certified peer specialist to help them define and focus on a work-life balance goal. I am here to help you live more effectively and leverage the law to bring you success. Let's grow together.

Practice Areas
  • Juvenile Law
  • Military Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free in-office consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Colorado
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District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
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10th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Partner
In Balance Legal
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Managing Attorney
Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking
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Supervised a comprehensive legal services program of six attorneys and two interns across two distinct practice groups that served the unique needs of persons trafficked for the purpose of modern-day slavery. Collaborated with, trained, and provided technical assistance to law enforcement, justice partners, community-based organizations, and private enterprise. Managed a team of staff attorneys, interns, and volunteer counsel. Oversaw programmatic budget, evaluated programs, and secured grant-based funding.
Family Law Attorney
Marjaree Mason Center
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Provided holistic legal representation and services for victims of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and sexual assault in Fresno County. Prepared legal documents; represented clients in contested bench trials. Assisted with volunteer training and management; advocated for clients with law enforcement and other agencies; provided training to other staff and the community; participated in community and agency committees.
Judge Advocate
U.S. Navy
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Education
University of Colorado Law School
J.D. (2009)
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University of Colorado - Denver
M.A. (2009) | Public Administration
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Metropolitan State College of Denver
B.A. (2006) | Psychology
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Colorado  # 41581
Member
Current
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State Bar of California  # 299538
Member
Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Book Review: iPad in One Hour for Litigators
The Colorado Lawyer
Speaking Engagements
Legal Remedies for Human Trafficking Victims , University of Southern California Gould School of Law
International Human Rights Clinic
Bradley, A. Z. (2017, August)
Legal Remedies for Human Trafficking Victims for Pro Bono Attorneys , Los Angeles, CA
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
8-hour MCLE presented with Richard, S. (2017, August)
Websites & Blogs
Website
In Balance Legal
Legal Answers
190 Questions Answered

Q. Cps said they will not place my grand son with me cause of my pass history I have been clean for 20years
A: You can ask the social worker if you can file an RFA appeal. It's available if you have a waiveable offense. If they cannot waive it, and you get a full denial of your RFA, then you won't be able to reapply for at least another year. You should contact an attorney who is a dependency law specialist (CWLS), NOT a family law specialist (CFLS), because the law governing child welfare is very different from family law. Good luck.
Q. I’ve missed 9 drills in Indiana. they said If I don’t make them up I’m going to dishonerable... true or false?
A: The only way to be dishonorably discharged is if it is awarded at a general court martial. Is it possible? Yes. Each missed drill is an Unauthorized Absence. They could choose to refer the charges to court-martial. More likely is that they’ll administratively separate you, asking for either a General or Other Than Honorable discharge. If they’re offering you to makeup your drills, you should ask if they’re going to make those UAs into AAs or if they’re just going to suspend disciplinary/administrative action. You’re welcome to reach out to my office for a more in-depth consult. Good luck.
Q. Can I be discharged from military service because of a cancer diagnosis?
A: If you are an active duty service member with a cancer diagnosis, you will be processed through the Physical Evaluation Board process. The Navy will determine whether your cancer significantly interferes with the performance of your duties. Depending on how disabled you are determined to be (by the VA) you could be either retired or separated with a severance. My office practices in this area. If you need additional assistance, please reach out to me.
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Contact & Map
Law Office of Jolene Metzger
901 Corporate Center Drive
Suite 203
Monterey Park, CA 91754
Telephone: (323) 262-2353
Monday: 9 AM - 4 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 9 AM - 4 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 4 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 4 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 4 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed