O. Vanessa Franco Chavez most recently worked as a staff attorney and litigated several trials for The Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles. Her practice at KDG will also concentrate on litigation. She earned her Juris Doctor from University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law in 2009 and was admitted to the California State Bar that same year. Chavez holds a B.A. degree in political science from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Julia K. Vlahos has joined KDG as an associate attorney working in the business litigation department. In 2008, Vlahos graduated from California State University, Bakersfield, cum laude, with a degree in economics and an emphasis in pre-law. She earned her Juris Doctor, with distinction, from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 2012. Vlahos worked at KDG in 2010 and 2011 as a summer law clerk and worked as a certified legal intern at the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office.
Molly M. Wilson, also a new associate attorney in the firm’s business litigation department, was admitted to the California State Bar in 2011 after attaining her law degree from the University of San Francisco Law School. In 2007 Wilson received a bachelor of arts degree from University of California, Berkeley in political science. Wilson worked as an intern at the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office and was a law library research assistant at the University of San Francisco School of Law.