Daniela Lagunas is an associate on the firm’s litigation team, with a focus on representing individuals and businesses in personal injury, employment, and business litigation matters. Daniela also has considerable experience defending civil rights §1983 actions and property damage cases.

Daniela graduated from the University of California San Diego with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology. While at UCSD, Daniela volunteered at the Legal Aid Society and the Community Law Project providing legal assistance to indigent residents of San Diego. 

She then earned her Juris Doctorate from California Western School of Law. During her time at California Western, Daniela competed in the Phillip C. Jessup Moot Court and was a member of the Moot Court Honors Board. During law school, Daniela was a Judicial Extern for both the Honorable Patricia D. Benke of the Fourth District Court of Appeal and the Honorable Anthony J. Battaglia, U.S. District Judge of the Southern District of California. 

In her spare time, Daniela enjoys staying active and spending time with her fiancé and two dogs. Daniela is fluent in Spanish. 

education

  • University of California San Diego (B.A. in Sociology 2015)
  • California Western School of Law (J.D. 2019)

memberships

  • Hon. William B. Enright Inn of Court, Member (2020)
  • Latinas in the Law
  • Lawyers Club of San Diego
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association
  • State Bar of California

awards & recognition

  • Lagunas, D. (October 2021), San Diego County Bar Association, For the Record, “Tips from the Bar: Jennifer Nelson”
  • Lagunas, D. (August 2021), San Diego County Bar Association, For the Record, “Tips from the Bench: Justice Patricia Benke”
  • Lagunas, D. (2019), Consumer Attorneys of San Diego Trial Bar News, Vol. 42 Issue 3 “Inadvertent Emails”
  • Lagunas, D. (2019), Consumer Attorneys of San Diego Trial Bar News, Vol. 42 Issue 1 “Wearable Tech”