The Law Offices of Ada Cordero-Sacks, Esq.

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Ada Cordero-Sacks, Esq.

Ada Cordero-Sacks, Esq.

Ada Cordero-Sacks, Esq. is one of Los Angeles’ premier multifamily housing attorneys. An expert in guiding projects through state and federal housing agencies, Ms. Cordero-Sacks has helped to create numerous affordable housing projects.

Ada earned a master’s degree in Urban Planning from UCLA in 1996 and has worked for the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles, and the Community Development Commission of the County of Los Angeles. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation, a nonprofit affordable housing provider.

A happily-married mother of two, Ada is a native Spanish speaker.

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Email: ada@loacs.com

Christopher Godinez

Christopher Godinez

Christopher Godinez was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley. He graduated from the University of California Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and a certificate in teaching English as a second/foreign language. Mr. Godinez taught grammar and conversation to foreign adults at the English Language Center in Westwood, CA before leaving to San Diego to pursue his Juris Doctor at Thomas Jefferson School of Law.

Mr. Godinez graduated law school second in his class with summa cum laude honors. While at TJSL, Mr. Godinez participated in the Small Business Law Center’s Art & Entertainment Law project, where he assisted artists and musicians in securing copyright protection in their creations. He was an editor for the Thomas Jefferson Law Review. His student note—Painting Over VARA’s Mess: Protecting Street Artists’ Moral Rights through Eminent Domain—was selected for publication in 2014. See 37 T. Jefferson L. Rev. 191 (2014).

During his second and third year of law school, Mr. Godinez interned with the San Diego Public Defender’s Office. He was one of eight candidates selected to participate in the San Diego Public Defender’s Post-Bar Clerkships.  Mr. Godinez practiced criminal defense before joining the Law Offices of Ada Cordero-Sacks, handling a broad range of cases including misdemeanors and serious/violent felonies.

Christian Balcazar

Christian Balcazar

Christian Balcazar is our senior Legal Assistant at the firm. His responsibilities include billing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, daily cash receipt posting, new client/matter set up, and assistance with organizing office tasks. He ensures the office runs efficiently. While working full time, Christian attends school to pursue his goals and plans to become a paralegal.

Jose Luis Peña

Jose Luis Pena

Jose Luis Peña is a Legal Assistant with a degree in Criminal Justice.  Jose is a bilingual, Los Angeles native dedicated to providing our clients with the best customer service possible.  He assists the firm in executing the daily operations necessary in carrying out each case and providing our clients with an easy and stress free legal experience.

Omar Arceo

Omar Arceo

Omar Arceo is a legal assistant at the law firm. He’s fluent in both English and Spanish. He enjoys working on the daily tasks of the law firm and would like to one day become a paralegal.

Riley Franklin

Riley Franklin

Riley Franklin is a senior at the University of Colorado Boulder, where he studies Political Science and Religion. When he is not attending classes,  Riley works at the firm as a Legal Assistant. After he graduates, he hopes to attend Law School.