Blanca graduated summa cum laude from Woodbury University, Burbank in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in Politics and History while working as a legal assistant in the litigation of class action wage and hour, individual wrongful termination and sexual harassment, and tort claims. While at Woodbury she finalized her thesis entitled Civil Liberties in the Name of National Security and held positions in various organizations. In 2012, Blanca was recognized by the California Legislature Assembly for her leadership and dedication to the Local District 1 English Learner Advisory Committee of the San Fernando Valley.
In 2020, amidst the unprecedented global pandemic, Blanca earned her Law Degree with a concentration in Criminal Law and Advocacy from Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles.
While in law school Blanca was a member of Southwestern Law School’s nationally award-winning Trial Advocacy Honors Program (TAHP), served on the program’s Board of Governors as Alumni Relations Chair, and directly trained under experienced and successful trial lawyers from the Los Angeles area. Blanca also interned with the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office in the Hardcore Gangs Division where she directly assisted Deputy District Attorneys in the prosecution of high-level criminal and death penalty cases. In addition to that, she was also an active member of various organizations including Criminal Law Society, Labor and Employment Law Association, Latino Law Students Association, Student Bar Association, and she mentored incoming law school students through Southwestern’s Peer Mentor Program.
Prior to joining Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP, Blanca gained legal experience in the litigation of individual plaintiff’s side personal injury, wrongful death, and plaintiff’s side individual and wrongful termination cases, as well as class action employment wage and hour cases.
In her down time, Blanca dedicates her time to her three teen-aged sons and her two dogs. She also avidly enjoys hiking, camping, and traveling.