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Of Counsel Trainer (English & Spanish)

T. 415.218.8233

Anna is passionate about providing workplaces with tools for building a healthy culture. This passion fuels her work as a trainer.


Anna is a California based attorney who conducts trainings in English and Spanish, including implicit bias as well as anti-harassment trainings (compliant with AB1825, SB1343, Cal. Gov. Code §12950.1). These customizable trainings can be conducted remotely or in-person.

Anna has also conducted workplace investigations, ranging from assessing misconduct among Spanish-speaking workers to investigating sexual harassment accusations against high-level executives. Anna is a graduate of the AWI Training Institute for Workplace Investigators.

Before joining the firm, Anna guided employers, in-house counsel, and single plaintiffs in all phases of state and federal litigation. She also handled claims before the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, successfully briefed appeals, handled mediations (in English and Spanish) and advised clients about preventative measures with multicultural competence.

Outside the Office

Anna is an avid dancer, having studied and performed Mexican folkloric dance, Brazilian samba and currently Hawaiian hula dance and chanting. She lives in Santa Cruz, CA with her family, and is available to travel to conduct on-site trainings.

  • 2016 Diversity Award Recipient, Bar Association of San Francisco’s (BASF) Barristers Club.
  • 2015 “Outstanding Volunteer” Award Recipient, BASF’s Justice & Diversity Center. UC Davis School of Law Martin Luther King Jr. Public Interest Scholar
  • “Handling Microaggressions As a Woman of Color”, 2023 California Minority Counsel Program Women of Color Conference, Panel developer and moderator, April 27, 2023
  • “I’m a Lawyer! I don’t need a brand – Or do I?”, California Minority Counsel Program 25th Anniversary Business Conference, Panel developer and moderator, October 20, 2014
  • Secretary and Diversity Director, Board of Directors, Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) Barristers’ Club, 2013 and 2014.
  • Working Group Co-chair, BASF’s 2015 anniversary publication of “Goals and Timetables in Hiring, Retention & Advancement of Minority Attorneys.”
  • Co-organizer, California Minority Counsel Program’s (CMCP) 25th anniversary annual conference.
  • Planning Committee & Moderator, California Minority Counsel Program’s (CMCP) 25th anniversary Annual Conference in S.F.
  • Annual volunteer reader, scholarship applications for ChangeLawyers (formerly California Bar Foundation)
  • Former Luncheon Committee Member, Equal Rights Advocates.


University of California at Davis School of Law, J.D.

Georgetown University; B.A., Sociology, cum laude

Areas of Expertise



Climate Surveys and Assessments


State Bar of California

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Central Districts




Certified Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) Administrator