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Octavio Velarde

Octavio Velarde

  • Bankruptcy, Employment Law, Landlord Tenant ...
  • California
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Summary

Octavio Velarde is a gay Latino who grew up and was educated in Southern California. He speaks Spanish fluently and understands the challenges his clients face dealing with exorbitant housing costs, managing debt, and fighting for fairness in the workplace.

Octavio spent over a decade working with labor unions. Throughout his years in labor, Octavio worked closely with workers and focused on empowering union members to advocate for their own rights through community engagement and worksite organizing. That experience impressed upon Octavio the importance of advocacy that includes working closely with community members and developing their understanding and engagement to empower his clients.

Octavio is passionate about social justice and economic issues and the practice areas on which he focuses reflect that. He decided to start his own practice to help guide community members through difficult times.

Octavio believes that access to the legal system is vital for all communities. These are especially difficult and important times. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the financial and workplace uncertainties across many communities, but particularly for women, people of color, and the queer community. Together with Octavio, you can all learn how to take control of the challenges you face and move forward stronger and better.

Practice Areas
  • Bankruptcy
  • Employment Law
  • Landlord Tenant
  • Civil Rights
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    30-minutes
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
State Bar of California
ID Number: 328435
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Education
Claremont Consortium of Colleges - Pomona College
B.A.
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University of California - Irvine
J.D.
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Awards
Public Service Scholarship
University of California, Irvine School of Law
Professional Associations
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
Current
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San Diego County Bar Association
Current
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Tom Homann LGBT Law Association
Current
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State Bar of California  # 328435
Member
Current
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Contact & Map
Law Office of Octavio Velarde
3111 Camino Del Rio North
Suite 400
San Diego, CA 92108
Telephone: (619) 330-6870
Monday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed