Lucia V. Gonzales
Focus of Practice
- Workers' Compensation Defense
- California, 2014
- J.D., San Joaquin College of Law, 2013
- B.A., University of Santa Barbara, 2008
Professional and Civic Involvement
- State Bar of California
- La Visionaria Guild-Children’s Hospital Central Valley
Lucia Gonzales is an associate with Parker, Kern, Nard & Wenzel in its California office in Fresno. Her primary focus is workers’ compensation defense.
Lucia Gonzales graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology in 2008. After college, Ms. Gonzales then received her Juris Doctor from San Joaquin College of Law.
While in law school, Ms. Gonzales served as a law clerk with the Fresno County District Attorney’s Office, wherein she appeared on behalf of the People as a certified law student in various hearings such as criminal arraignments, motions hearings, probation of violation hearings, plea and sentencing hearings, as well as a Juvenile Delinquency bench trial. Ms. Gonzales also clerked for the Madera District Attorney’s Office, where she served as a research and writing assistant for the Gang & Homicide Units.
In 2014, Ms. Gonzales was admitted to the State Bar of California. Prior to joining Parker, Kern, Nard and Wenzel, Ms. Gonzales began her legal career practicing Juvenile Dependency, where she represented minor dependents of the Fresno County foster care system. As a minor’s counsel, Ms. Gonzales gained valuable litigation experience where she represented the best interest of her clients in uncontested hearings, as well as in trial settings.
Ms. Gonzales is a member of the State Bar of California. Ms. Gonzales enjoys long distance running and spending time with her family.