Zye Acuna, Paralegal
Zye Acuna serves as Paralegal for KJMLAW Partners handling estate planning, corporate formations and maintenance, and providing litigation support as needed. After joining the firm in August 2009, Zye worked as its receptionist and file clerk before being promoted to Legal Assistant in Trust Administration/Estate Planning, Corporate, and Litigation matters. Zye is a graduate of the University of California, Irvine where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and minored in Criminology, Law & Society. Zye obtained her certification in Paralegal Studies at California State University, Los Angeles in June 2014.
Sandra G. Lopez, Office Administrator/Paralegal
Sandra Lopez serves as Paralegal for KJMLAW Partners handling family law, guardianship, conservatorship, civil litigation, and probate litigation support as needed. In February 2017 Sandra joined the firm.
Sandra’s law career began as a legal secretary in 1998 and she later advanced to Paralegal. Her past experience includes over 16 years as Family Law Paralegal, bankruptcy, and immigration. Sandra obtained her Paralegal Certificate from Pasadena Community College in 2006.
Eileen Encinas, Paralegal
Eileen Encinas serves as Paralegal for KJMLAW Partners handling family law, guardianships, conservatorships, property tax matters, civil litigation, and probate litigation. Eileen joined the firm in November 2019. Eileen began her legal career with a civil litigation firm while enrolled at Pasadena City College’s paralegal program. She then spent several years as a family law paralegal, where she assisted with dissolution, legal separation, marital agreements, and paternity matters. Eileen graduated from Mount Saint Mary’s University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminology. Eileen obtained her Paralegal Certificate from Pasadena City College in 2015.
Sandy Phan, Legal Assistant/Secretary
Sandy Phan serves as a Legal Assistant to attorneys and paralegals of KJMLAW Partners. Sandy joined the firm in September 2022 and has been working closely with Zye Acuna in regards to processing Estate Planning documents and handling scheduling matters. She graduated from the University of California Riverside where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.
Ashley Brown, Media Manager and Writer
Ashley Brown serves as Media Manager for KJMLAW Partners handling all aspects of marketing including managing social media, website maintenance, updates and content creation, blog writing, editing, event coordinating, and other various office administration duties. Ashley has over 10 years of experience in marketing and social media management beginning in hospitality and hotel administration while she lived in Las Vegas and spanning across several industries including health care and renewable energy.
Ashley is a graduate of UNLV, where she received her Bachelors degree in Communication and Media Studies in 2011. After several years of employment in the service industry she relocated to Southern California to advance her career in a new industry. Ashley joined KJMLAW Partners in 2018.