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Zachary I. Avina

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Practicing law and pursuing justice is often not something that is easy or fast. I continue to love doing it, though, because my clients – and all of us – deserve access to justice.

Zachary I. Avina

Zachary I. Avina

Zachary I. Avina is a Senior Associate at The Pride Law Firm. He has several years’ experience representing individuals and businesses both as an attorney and as a consultant. Mr. Avina has a strong background in heavily regulated practice areas, including labor and employment, personal injury, and construction.

At The Pride Law Firm, Mr. Avina primarily focuses on employment and personal injury cases, including sexual harassment, retaliation, and discrimination cases, wage and hour disputes, wrongful and constructive termination cases, and a variety of other negligence-based cases. In addition to these practice areas, Mr. Avina likes to remain a well-rounded attorney, dedicating time to various other practice areas when he can.

Overall, Mr. Avina is a zealous advocate. Throughout his practice, he has approached his cases holistically, and has taken pride in remaining available to clients as much as possible. His case strategies and guidance have resulted in efficient settlements, as well as jury and bench verdicts that maximize client outcomes.


  • California (including all U.S. District Courts)
  • District of Columbia
Board Positions
  • California Western School of Law Alumni Board, Board Member
  • California Western School of Law Alumni Board, Events Committee, Committee Member
  • Reconcile Foundation, Chairman of Board of Directors
  • American Bar Association, Attorney Member
  • California Lawyers Association, Labor and Employment Section, Attorney Member
  • California Young Lawyers Association, Attorney Member
  • San Diego County Bar Association, Attorney Member


Get to Know Zach

Why are you choosing to focus on sexual assault?

I became a lawyer to pursue justice, one case at a time. Yet after spending much of my career working on the defense side with insurance carriers, I realized that this work was without passion. For me, passion comes from helping people – particularly survivors – fight for their rights and get what they deserve.

What is a message you would like to give survivors of sexual assault who are afraid of pursuing their perpetrators in civil court?

Sometimes we all have to face our fears, often just for our own sakes. But in this setting, facing your fear will help others find their strength as well. Justice can only happen when people decide and insist on pursuing it.


More About Zach

Zach recently got married and has two dogs and a cat. When not spending time with his family or working for the firm, Zach enjoys reading suspense novels, watching his Rolodex of regular television shows, visiting local wineries, and traveling abroad.


Reach Out to Us

If you have been a victim of sexual assault, child sexual abuse, or workplace sexual harassment we are here to answer your questions, provide a free and confidential case evaluation, and connect you to resources. 

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The Pride Law Firm
2831 Camino Del Rio S., Suite 104
San Diego, CA 92108

Hours. M-F 8:30am - 5:00pm PST

Phone. ​(619) 516-8166

Fax. (619) 785-3414




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