Jeannie Moreno grew up in East Los Angeles, California. Ms. Moreno graduated
from Garfield High School and was a proud student of Bolivian educator,
Jaime Escalante, who became well known for teaching students calculus
from 1974 to 1991 at Garfield High School. Garfield High School and Mr.
Escalante provided the inspiration for the 1988 film entitled
Stand and Deliver. Following Mr. Escalante’s unfortunate death from cancer in 2010,
Ms. Moreno paid tribute to her former teacher, Mr. Escalante, at their old school in East Los Angeles.
Ms. Moreno graduated from Occidental College with a Bachelor’s degree
in Psychology and Sociology. While in college, Ms. Moreno volunteered
with the VISTO program counseling troubled teens facing drug and gang
related issues. She thereafter traveled to the State of Washington to
attend law school and obtain her J.D. degree. As a member in good standing
with the State Bar of California, Ms. Moreno aggressively represents family
law clients, yet she retains a strong sensitivity to their individual needs.
Jeannie M. Moreno was the founding member of the Latino Law Students Association
in law school. Ms. Moreno also competed in the ATLA Mock Trial competitions
and was the Academic Standards Representative for the Student Bar Association.
As an avid supporter of Aids Project Los Angeles (APLA), Ms. Moreno volunteered
in the legal department helping AIDS stricken patients draft their last
will and testament. Ms. Moreno has also volunteered in their Buddy Program
offering assistance to an AIDS patient she was paired with.
Currently, Jeannie M. Moreno is a member of the VIP Mentor program where
she counsels and guides recent parolees. Ms. Moreno joined Castellanos
& Associates, APLC in 2001. Ms. Moreno is committed to taking the
time needed for each individual case ranging from simple to complex. Ms.
Moreno devotes her legal career 100% to family law related cases. A majority
of Castellanos & Associates, APLC client base is derived from referrals
from former satisfied clients.
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