Mr. Jonathan Arjonilla specializes in the defense of California public entities in a wide variety of civil litigation, with a focus on police liability and employment matters. Mr. Arjonilla’s practice encompasses many of the various phases of civil litigation relating to the defense of California public entities, including general negligence, dangerous condition of public property, premises and personal injury liability, civil rights, police liability, wrongful death, workplace investigations, and labor and employment. Mr. Arjonilla has experience in responding to complaints, preparing and responding to written discovery, drafting and arguing discovery motions in court, drafting dispositive motions, taking and defending depositions, assisting in trial preparation, and researching, preparing and arguing motions in court. In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Arjonilla also has experience mediating and negotiating settlements where appropriate. Mr. Arjonilla joined the firm as an Associate Attorney in 2018.
Mr. Arjonilla earned his law degree from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, where he was a member of the International & Comparative Law Review. Mr. Arjonilla also served on his law review’s Inter-American Court of Human Rights Project where he authored three articles that summarized decisions rendered by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights and was published in the Project’s public online journal database. While also a student at Loyola, Mr. Arjonilla completed an externship at the Loyola Law School Center For Conflict Resolution, where he conducted conciliations, arranged mediations, and provided a majority of services to the economically disadvantaged. After graduating from law school and becoming a member of the bar in December of 2015, Mr. Arjonilla gained experience working on the plaintiff’s side in matters involving premises liability and automobile accidents.
As of 2018, Mr. Arjonilla has been admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Central District of California.