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Sara N. Ovando

Attorney Sara N. Ovando
  • Partner

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Practice Areas

  • Business Transactions/Formations/General Counsel
  • Family Law
  • Estate Planning/Asset Protection
  • Business Litigation
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Intellectual Property

Biography

Sara is a founding partner of Ovando Bowen LLP. While in undergraduate school, Sara worked for the Long Beach Courthouse Self-Help Center. There, she learned about Family law and Landlord-Tenant law. Sara thoroughly enjoyed helping clients with their cases. This led her to switch from applying to Ph.D./Psy.D. programs to J.D. programs. After passing the California bar, Sara worked at a small firm in Orange County where she practiced Personal Injury, Bankruptcy and Employment law.
 

Sara is an active Member of the Latina Lawyers Bar Association, CAALA, Association of Business Trial Lawyers Orange County, Business Relationship Alliance, OC Hispanic Bar Association, and National Latina Business Women Association.

Sara received a B.A. in Psychology and B.A. in Sociology from California State University, Long Beach. While she was an undergraduate Sara received her Esthetician license and certification in Yoga. She then went on to receive her J.D. with an emphasis in Intellectual Property from the John Marshall School of Law in Chicago, IL. Recently, Sara also studied Financial Planning.

Sara was born and raised in Orange County. Her family hails from Guatemala, Sara is fluent in Spanish. Prior to becoming an attorney, Sara was an esthetician and a certified yoga instructor. Sara is a huge animal lover and plans to open her own farm sanctuary. She enjoys being part of the beauty industry, traveling around the world, learning new languages (beginner in French and Mandarin) and being a mom.

Education

  • University of Illinois Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D.

Bar Admission

  • California, 2016
  • U.S. Federal Courts

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Professional Associations

  • CAALA, Present
  • Latina Lawyers Bar Association, Present
  • National Latina Business Women Association, LA, Present
  • OCTLA, Present
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Orange County