Veronica Aguilar has earned a reputation as an aggressive and respected civil litigation and small business attorney. Ms. Aguilar is dedicated to providing the highest quality representation, while balancing her clients’ financial concerns and needs against protracted litigation. Ms. Aguilar was admitted to the California State Bar in 1991. Since that time, she has gained outstanding and vast trial experience and has achieved excellent verdicts and settlements on behalf of her clients.
Ms. Aguilar’s expertise involves a focus on general business and civil litigation in a wide range of matters including: breach of contract claims, employment law, wage, and hour issues, EEOC matters, fraud, unfair competition, unlawful detainer, commercial real estate disputes, negligence, personal injury, wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, real property litigation, as well as construction disputes. Ms. Aguilar practices in State, Federal and Appellate Courts, and Arbitration.
Ms. Aguilar obtained her law degree from California Western School of Law in 1990, where she earned the highest grade in her Trial Advocacy Class. Prior to law school, Ms. Aguilar attended San Diego State University, where she graduated in 1987 with a degree in Political Science and Philosophy. Ms. Aguilar played Field Hockey in college and on the U.S.A. level as well. She also played midfielder on a National Championship Field Hockey Team in 1985.
Ms. Aguilar was recruited out of law school to work for the prominent California law firm Borton, Petrini & Conron, where she earned the respect of the senior partners and was awarded the opportunity to take three cases to trial within her first three years as an attorney. While at Borton, Ms. Aguilar represented insureds through various insurance companies for matters relating to construction injuries, wrongful death, serious personal injury, business disputes and employment law.
Ms. Aguilar also earned an excellent reputation for her litigation skills while at Edwards, White & Sooy in San Diego, California. There Ms. Aguilar handled breach of contract disputes, commercial litigation, fraud, unfair competition, personal injury, and construction defect matters; representing all trades including architects, engineers, roofers and heating and plumbing companies. While at Edwards, Ms. Aguilar also continued to represent businesses with employment and wage and hour matters.
Prior to joining Gehres Law Group, P.C., Ms. Aguilar spent the last ten years operating her own law office. Ms. Aguilar encourages a team approach to litigation. She works with her clients–not just for them. She strongly believes that clients should be fully involved in developing a legal strategy and one that comports with the client’s budget. Ms. Aguilar’s theory to civil litigation is to be aggressive but, always mindful of the client’s finances. In this regard, Ms. Aguilar is extremely goal oriented and maintains a keen and laser focus on the desired result.
On a personal level, Ms. Aguilar enjoys swimming, hiking, ocean activities and spending time with family.