Mr. Flores is a proud graduate of Loyola Law School, Class of 2010, and has been a member of the California Bar since February 14, 2011. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts at the University of California Santa Barbara, where he graduated with Honors Distinction in History. He also spent a year studying at the Complutense University in Madrid where he furthered his studies in Spanish and Latin American history.
Prior to attending Law School, Mr. Flores took advantage of his native fluency in the Spanish language to become a Court Certified Spanish Interpreter in 2004. Mr. Flores has spent a considerable amount of time in many courtrooms for nearly a decade.
During Law School, Mr. Flores volunteered at Bet Tzedek legal services litigating employment issues for low income clients. After his first year of school, Mr. Flores clerked for a federal judge in Buenos Aires, Argentina through an international law program. Later, he was a member of the Inter-American Moot Court Team for Loyola Law school which competed in Washington D.C. against teams from universities in each continent. In his last year of school, Mr. Flores was a member of the Juvenile Justice Center, which operated like a law firm and represented minors facing criminal charges in Juvenile Court. Mr. Flores was also involved in Loyola program ran by students called Young Lawyers, which is aimed at teaching and demonstrating the litigation process to inner-city high school students.
Mr. Flores is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the Mexican American Bar Association. He is a proud resident of the city of Downey where he is active in promoting the local art scene, community development and local politics. He is currently an appointed member of the city’s Planning Commission. Mr. Flores is an immigrant from Argentina and loves to study and travel to Argentina and the rest of Latin America.
Mr. Flores is passionate about the law, his family, and is an avid soccer player and fan.