New video released to the public helps the case of 59-year-old grandmother Leslie Furcron, who was shot by police and … Read More
Injustice anywhere, is a threat to justice everywhere
The Pride Law Firm provides zealous & personalized legal representation to a broad range of clients. If you have been subjected to employment discrimination, wrongfully terminated, seriously injured or accused of a crime, The Pride Law Firm can help.Watch our video
Those whose basic liberties and rights have been violated must be vindicated.
In today's legal market, all too often criminal defense attorneys live by the motto: "Bleed'em and plead'em."
The importance of earning an honest wage, maintaining a job & being free from illegal activity in the workplace
Victims of personal injuries are bombarded with television and print advertisements of lawyers with fancy nicknames
Sexual violence and assault refers to sexual activity where consent is not granted or freely given
Inappropriate sexual comments or behaviors are unacceptable at work, school, or in the community. A sexual harassment lawyer from Pride Law can help assert your rights.
Child Sexual Abuse
What happens to us during childhood has lifelong impacts—a skilled child sexual abuse lawyer can help you seek justice whenever you’re ready.
Dante T. Pride is the founding partner of The Pride Law Firm in San Diego, California. Mr. Pride attended Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga., where he received a full academic scholarship. While at Morehouse, Mr. Pride was a member of the honors program and named to the dean’s list. Mr. Pride graduated from Morehouse with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology.
Having a passion for advocacy, Mr. Pride then attended the University of San Diego School of Law, where he excelled in Advanced Trial Advocacy and was the Vice President of the Student Bar Association. During law school Mr. Pride was also a certified legal intern and worked at the Office of the Alternate Public Defender, where he defended indigent clients … Read More
Jessica Klarer Pride is the managing partner at The Pride Law Firm. For more than fifteen years, Jessica has dedicated her legal career to the representation of victims of catastrophic injuries, wrongful death, sexual assault, and sexual harassment. She received a B.A. in English from the University of California, Irvine before earning her J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law in 2006. Prior to graduation, Ms. Pride garnered a position as a legal clerk with one of the nation’s largest personal injury firms, Girardi-Keese, in Los Angeles. At Girardi-Keese, her passion for helping victims of personal injury was born. Ms. Pride decided to return to San Diego and was offered an associate position at San Diego’s … Read More
Maggie Strohlein is a certified paralegal at The Pride Law Firm. Maggie has over twenty years of experience in the legal field and has worked at several prominent firms in San Diego. She joined The Pride Law Firm in 2018 and enjoys working closely with clients and attorneys to resolve difficult cases.
Maggie earned her paralegal certificate from The University of San Diego School of Law, where she graduated with honors. She has worked for the US Marshal’s Office and Federal Defenders and considers herself to be very well-rounded in the legal industry. Her work at The Pride Law Firm has been some of the most challenging and rewarding work of her career, and she takes great pride and satisfaction … Read More
Estefania White is a paralegal at The Pride Law Firm. She attended Saint Mary’s College of California in Moraga, CA, where she received a full academic scholarship and her B.A. in History. After graduating, Estefania moved back to San Diego and began working as a legal assistant for a criminal defense firm. She joined The Pride Law Firm in 2016. In 2018, Estefania was accepted to the University of San Diego’s Paralegal Program and earned her paralegal certification. She is currently applying to law school with plans to enroll by the fall of 2020. In her free time, Estefania enjoys spending time with her family and their two golden retrievers.… Read More
Chandler Teraoka is an Associate Attorney at The Pride Law Firm. She attended Houghton College in New York, where she received her B.A. in International Development and Communication. She then attended Regent University School of Law in Virginia, where she served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Global Justice and Public Policy. She was also an Executive Member of the Trial Advocacy Board and a member of the Student Bar Association. After law school, she clerked for the Honorable Judge Johnson in the Circuit Court of Buchanan County, Virginia.
Chandler passed three different state bar exams in a row: Virginia, Pennsylvania, and California. In college, she played lacrosse and studied abroad in Rwanda. Chandler enjoys going to the beach, … Read More
Zachary I. Avina is a Senior Associate at The Pride Law Firm. He has several years’ experience representing individuals and businesses both as an attorney and as a consultant. Mr. Avina has a strong background in heavily regulated practice areas, including labor and employment, personal injury, and construction.
At The Pride Law Firm, Mr. Avina primarily focuses on employment and personal injury cases, including sexual harassment, retaliation, and discrimination cases, wage and hour disputes, wrongful and constructive termination cases, and a variety of other negligence-based cases. In addition to these practice areas, Mr. Avina likes to remain a well-rounded attorney, dedicating time to various other practice areas when he can.
Overall, Mr. Avina is a zealous advocate. Throughout his practice, … Read More
Arla Clark is a Legal Assistant at The Pride Law Firm. She attended the California State University of San Marcos, where she received her B.A. in Criminology and Justice Studies. During her junior year of high school, she began working as a legal assistant for a small defense firm in Oceanside, CA. She joined the Pride Law Firm in 2022. In her free time, Arla enjoys spending time with her family, concerts, walking her dogs, bowling, and mini golf.
When Arla was younger, she wanted to become a therapist but ended up falling in love with the legal field. She has worked on the defense side of cases for 13 years and says switching over to the plaintiff side has … Read More
Selah Truth is the Legal Assistant at The Pride Law Firm. She attended Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Washington, where she received two BA degrees in Criminal Justice and Sociology. After taking a year off after graduating, Selah and her partner moved to San Diego after both were accepted to the University of San Diego for graduate school. She joined The Pride Law Firm team in February 2022 initially as the Paralegal Intern. She was hired part-time until she graduated and earned her paralegal certificate. In her free time, she enjoys going on hikes, planning fun couples’ activities, and spending time with her kitty.
Selah is from Seattle, Washington. She met her partner in their high school drumline/ marching band … Read More
Bianca Orozco is the Survivor Advocate with The Pride Law Firm. She received her B.A. in Psychology and Feminist Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. After graduating, she pursued a Master’s degree in Social Work from California State University Northridge. In 2019, Bianca moved back to Santa Barbara and taught sexual assault prevention education to teens and families. She moved to San Diego 1 year ago and only recently joined The Pride Law Firm. Bianca enjoys exploring San Diego and finding new thrift stores and coffee shops to visit.
Bianca likes to dedicate time to herself and self-care by trying new fitness classes, binge-watching her favorite shows, and spending time with her cat, Olive.… Read More
Awards & Press
The Pride Law Firm is actively representing peaceful protesters who were injured and had their rights violated by the police … Read More
For the past five years, attorney Jessica Pride has been proud to partner with the Center for Community Solutions, the … Read More
Attorney Dante T. Pride of The Pride Law Firm is not afraid to take on international corporations for the benefit … Read More
San Diego, CA, October 20, 2010 — The Urban League of San Diego County, Equal Opportunity Day and Diversity Summit … Read More