AGC Law Firm
Southern California
13181 Crossroads Pkwy North
Suite 400 - West Tower
City of Industry, CA 91746
tel 562.699.5500 fax 562.692.2244
Northern California
6525 Washington Street Suite 12
P O Box 4016
Yountville, CA 94599
tel 707.944.0540 fax 707.944.0580
Norma Copado
Senior Associate

Norma Copado is a Senior Associate with Alvarez-Glasman & Colvin, and currently serves the cities of Pico Rivera, Bell Gardens, and Chico as a Deputy City Attorney.

Ms. Copado specializes in all areas of Municipal Law, and has extensive experience invoking administrative, civil, and criminal remedies on behalf of numerous municipalities throughout the state of California.

Prior to joining Alvarez-Glasman & Colvin, Ms. Copado served as an experienced litigator specializing in municipal law and code enforcement. Ms. Copado worked for a law firm for over twelve years that had a client roster of over 50 cities in Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Mateo and San Diego Counties. Ms. Copado served as special counsel, code enforcement attorney, and city prosecutor on behalf of cities enforcing municipal codes, agency regulations, and state laws.

Education

  • Juris Doctor, Loyola Law School (2002)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Yale University (1997)

Admissions

  • California (2002)
  • United States District Court (Central District, 2002)

Practice Areas

  • Municipal Law
  • Code Enforcement
  • Municipal Prosecution
  • Misdemeanor Criminal Appeals
  • Health & Safety Receiverships
  • Constitutional Law
  • Ordinance Drafting
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Public Records Act
  • Conflicts of Interest