Our attorneys have a depth of experience second to none. Mr. Swigart has opened his first law office in 2003 and has been serving people in California and nationally since then. Mr. Swigart has provided significant pro bono services to a variety of local clients and donated significant amounts of money, as cypress awards, to legal aid and local law schools.
Mr. Swigart was born in Orange County, California. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of California at Riverside where he received a Bachelor of Science in Business with a double emphasis in Accounting and Finance. He attended California Western School of Law on an academic scholarship and graduated Cum Laude.
Mr. Swigart is a licensed attorney admitted to the State Bar of California as well as Washington D.C., Washington state, Wisconsin and Michigan. He is a member of the San Diego County Bar Association, Riverside County Bar Association, San Bernardino County Bar Association, the National Association of Consumer Advocates, the Federal Bar Association, Consumer Attorneys of California, the American Association of Justice.
-Juliana G. Blaha
Juliana G. Blaha was born and raised in Espírito Santo, Brazil. She earned her Law Degree from Faculdade de Direito de Vitória in Brazil. Mrs. Blaha was admitted to practice law in Brazil in 2010, and after seven years working as an attorney, in both Espírito Santo and São Paulo, Mrs. Blaha moved to San Diego. Mrs. Blaha attended University of San Diego and graduate Cum Laude from the LL.M. in Comparative Law program and earned the Dean’s Comparative Law Award. Mrs. Blaha is a licensed attorney in Brazil and California.
Provisionally Licensed Attorney
Evan Thammahong was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. While at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Evan studied business law and earned the CALI Award for Academic Excellence in Trial Practice. Mr. Thammahong also served as the Student Bar Association President and competed nationally in the ABA’s negotiation and arbitration competitions. Prior to law school, Evan earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, where he focused his studies on business marketing and sales. As a student-athlete, he played wide receiver for the UWO football program and served as a team captain during his senior season.
Melina Nava was born and raised in San Diego. She has served the community since 2013 and is currently the intake specialist at Swigart Law Group. Melina enjoys helping clients and listening to any legal issues they may have to properly connect them with the right resources for their legal needs.
Provisionally Licensed Attorney
Jayson Swigart is a recent graduate of Thomas Jefferson School of Law; former President of the Student Bar Association, Member of the Moot Court, ADR, and Epsten, Grinnell & Howell APC Trial Advocacy Program Honor Societies; and held positions on the executive boards of ALSA, APALSA, and PILF. Jayson graduated from the University of California Riverside with a Bachelors of Arts in Philosophy where Jayson competed for the University’s inaugural NCAA Division I Track & Field and Cross County Programs.
Spencer will be graduating with Honors from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in May 2021 and will sit for the July 2021 bar. He is a member of the ALSA student organization and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Honors Society (ADR) where he represented his school in the ABA Client Counseling competition. Prior to law school, he graduated from California State University Fullerton with a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies.