Rena G. Sera

Associate  |   Los Angeles

Rena G. Sera is an Associate at the Los Angeles office. Her practice includes defending medical malpractice and personal injury matters. Rena also handles general liability matters, including employment discrimination, premises liability, landlord/tenant and construction defect.

Rena received her Juris Doctorate from Golden Gate University School of Law (“GGU”) in 2016. During law school, she served as an editor of GGU’s Environmental Law Journal and was a member of GGU’s competitive mock trial team, going on to win first place in the annual San Francisco Trial Lawyer’s Association “Best of the Bay” Mock Trial Competition in 2014 and competing in the National Ethics Trial Competition in Sacramento, California in 2015. She also received numerous awards during law school, including CALI Awards for Legal Research and Writing. She served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Stuart Hing of the Alameda County Superior Court and was a post-bar volunteer at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley in 2006, double majoring in Political Science and Legal Studies. She also gained invaluable experience as a certified paralegal for five years prior to attending law school.

Rena is an active member of the Filipino Bar Association of Northern California, the Asian American Bar Association of Northern California, the Contra Costa County Bar Association and the Association of Defense Counsels - Northern California. From 2019 to 2020, she served as Treasurer for the Contra Costa County Bar Association’s Employment Law Section and as Community Outreach Co-Director for the Filipino Bar Association of Northern California.

In her free time, Rena enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, cooking, trying different restaurants, reading books, and watching Korean dramas.

  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A.
  • Golden Gate University, J.D.
  • California
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California

 

  • Contra Costa County Bar Association
  • Filipino Bar Association of Northern California
  • Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area
  • Association of Defense Counsels – Northern California