Regina A. Garza
Regina A. Garza is an Associate in Lozano Smith's Fresno office. Ms. Garza serves as the Deputy City Attorney for the City of Clovis. She is a prosecuting attorney for municipal code violations, abatement and compliance for all violations of the City of Clovis Municipal Code. She also assists clients with drafting zoning and regulatory ordinances, and consults with department heads regarding code enforcement and ADA and liability issues.
Ms. Garza has assisted school districts in certificated and classified employee terminations, layoffs and administrative discipline matters. Her practice includes labor negotiations, grievance arbitrations and the defense of unfair practice charges. She also provides advice on the Public Records Act, subpoenas, and the Brown Act.
While in law school at the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, Ms. Garza worked full time as a law clerk with the Sacramento firm of Dreyer, Babich, Buccolla & Callaham, LLP. Ms. Garza clerked for the senior partner and was involved in the various aspects of litigation. She received the prestigious Witkin Award for achieving the highest grade in Negotiations & Settlements.
Ms. Garza received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Westmont College, cum laude, in 2001. She received her Juris Doctor degree from University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law.
She served as an Adjunct Professor at Fresno Pacific University, where she taught Theological Ethics of Conflicts and Peacemaking.