12800 Center Court Drive
Cerritos, CA 90703
Alfonso Estrada works with public and private sector clients on various matters, including employee discipline and claims alleging discrimination, harassment, retaliation, First Amendment violations, and breach of privacy. When those issues escalate into litigation, Mr. Estrada handles all stages of the litigation process through trial if necessary.
Mr. Estrada also conducts administrative investigations pertaining to employee misconduct and harassment, among other areas of inquiry. He has conducted internal investigations for the City of Beverly Hills Police and Fire Departments, City of Anaheim, City of Alhambra Police Department, City of Colton, City of Loma Linda Fire Department, and City of Fresno Fire Department.
Mr. Estrada began his legal career as a Deputy District Attorney for the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, where he gained significant trial experience engaging in all aspects of trial, from voir dire through sentencing. Prior to joining AALRR, Mr. Estrada worked extensively with law enforcement unions, representing their members in administrative matters ranging from administrative investigations to discharge hearings, while gaining significant expertise with the Public Safety Officers Procedural Bill of Rights Act. Due to Mr. Estrada’s unique legal background, he has spent much of his legal career working with law enforcement as a criminal prosecutor; while representing law enforcement unions; and currently representing law enforcement agencies and executives throughout California.
Mr. Estrada speaks fluent Spanish.
Mr. Estrada received his law degree from UCLA School of Law, where he was an Articles Editor for three years for the Chicano/a - Latino/a Law Review and a member of the Moot Court Honors Program. He also served as a Judicial Extern for the Honorable R. Gary Klausner, United States District Court for the Central District Court of California. Mr. Estrada received his bachelor’s degree in legal studies, with an emphasis in race and law, from the University of California at Berkeley.
Publications and Speaking Engagements
CALPELRA Annual Training Conference:
City Attorney’s Conference
Loyola Law School:
AALRR Annual Employment Law Conference:
Mexican American Bar Association
MABA Free Legal Clinic, MABA Judicial Endorsement Committee Member
California Police Chiefs Association
California State Sheriffs’ Association