Rex P. Sofonio, Esq.
Mr. Sofonio has represented a large variety of individual and business entities regarding personal injuries and civil litigation stemming from automobile accidents, motorcycle injuries, dog bites, premises liability, injunctive relief and multiple types of contractual disputes. Mr. Sofonio has years of experience dealing with and representing both the defense and prosecution regarding all civil litigation.
Mr. Sofonio received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Law and Society in 1994 from the University of California, Santa Barbara he then attended Law School at Whittier Law School in Los Angeles. During his third year at Whittier Law School, Mr. Sofonio completed an internship with Deputy District Attorneys office in Inglewood, CA.
While working with Inglewood D.A.’s office, Mr. Sofonio performed preliminary hearings and full criminal, jury trials, in which a conviction was always obtained. Mr. Sofonio graduated from Whittier Law School and received his California State Bar License in 1997.
Since his admission to the California Bar Association, Mr. Sofonio has been an aggressive litigator against the largest of companies and law firms. Mr. Sofonio invites the challenge of litigation and/or full trials. Mr. Sofonio places emphasis on his zealous advocacy for any and all of his clients, with a special goal on resolving any and all matters in a way which leaves each of his client’s happy and satisfied.
As a result of the many types of litigation and clients, Mr. Sofonio has been admitted to practice in the United States Court of Federal Claims. Mr. Sofonio has lectured at Whittier Law School regarding practice and business endeavors of an attorney. Further, Mr. Sofonio has participated as lead counsel in hundreds of mediations, arbitrations (both binding and non-binding), settlement conferences, bench trials, and jury trials.
Maribel Ullrich, Esq.
Ms. Ullrich specializes in employment law & personal injury claims. Ms. Ullrich has developed an expertise in cases involving wrongful employment termination and discrimination issues.
Maribel utilizes her fluency in English and Spanish to reach and assist a wide spectrum of clients and assist them with their legal needs. Ms. Ullrich graduated from law school as the valedictorian of her class. she was admitted to practice law in the state of California on December of 2006. In addition to practicing law, Maribel has served as an associate law professor at Irvine University College of Law teaching subjects such as Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Contracts, Torts and Wills and Trusts. Since admission to the California Bar Association, Maribel has dedicated her career to zealously represent those who are in need of legal services.
Ms. Ullrich has proudly joined Sofonio & Associate’s legal team where the major goal is to effectively, ethically and professionally advocate for all clients who need aggressive litigators whose major objective is to pursue justice. Maribel’s initial step when beginning legal representation is to promote amicable resolutions of any and all matters so that clients may enjoy the benefit of a potential early settlement without sacrificing the interest of the client. However, Maribel’s perseverance, drive, and dedication to her craft as well as her intense preparation allow her to embrace the challenge of a trial should settlement efforts be fruitless.
When providing legal representation, Maribel places special attention to honoring the clients’ wants and wishes and makes it a priority to communicate with them.