About Our Firm

Law Firm Profile

An Aggressive law firm with a client-central focus.

Leal-Trejo APC has strateAbout Leal Trejogically positioned our practice in an environment conducive to our client-first philosophy. We have intentionally maintained this philosophy through the years, building our reputation on providing our clients with high quality legal services. We realize that a well-served client is the best complement to our firm.

Our specialty is the representation of public agencies, including school districts, municipalities, water districts, air quality districts and joint power authorities. We provide specialized practice groups for our clientele in the areas of litigation, employment, personnel, real estate, redevelopment and environmental compliance and legislative and governmental affairs.

At Leal-Trejo APC, we cultivate longstanding relationships with our clients by going beyond merely providing legal services. We also provide leadership and vision in key decisions and long-range planning which makes our firm an integral part of our clients’ teams. As a practical matter, our clients are better equipped to follow and maintain sound business practices as a result of the professional advice of Leal-Trejo APC.

Mission Statement

iStock_000032600116_FullLeal-Trejo APC strives to empower and engage our clients by providing leadership, knowledge and guidance through legal advice and advocacy aimed at achieving the vision of the communities we represent. Since our inception, the attorneys at Leal-Trejo APC have committed themselves to delivering exceptional client service and continually striving to produce quality legal services. We strive to maintain the highest level of integrity, thereby continuing our legacy of excellence.

In a world of constant change, fostering a diversified practice is the hallmark of our success and longevity. We retain only highly effective and experienced attorneys and professional staff, ensuring that the expertise required by our clients is readily available in-house. Our growth is derived from the trust, reliability, efficiency, effectiveness and results we provide to our clients.

Leal-Trejo APC is a law firm with extensive expertise in the areas of education, municipalities, redevelopment, water districts, nosiness litigation, real estate, employment and personnel matters and litigation relating to these areas.  In addition, Leal-Trejo APC provides legal services related to the day-to-day operations of public agencies, including advice regarding agenda items.  Leal-Trejo APC has successfully litigated and represented the interests of various public agencies including municipalities, school districts, water districts and JPAs.

Areas of Practice


Cities & Municipalities

Our attorneys advise cities, and special districts in the full spectrum of laws and regulations governing and affecting California public agencies.

School Districts

Our attorneys regularly provide legal advice to school districts concerning board-relations issues, including advising and in-servicing boards on the Brown Act.

Community College Districts

Leal and Trejo has great experience and knowledge of the legal and educational issues affecting clients in the Community College Districts. Our attorneys serve in both the legal and operational needs of community colleges.

Water Districts

Leal and Trejo has expertise in federal and state Superfund law (CERCLA), ground water remediation and treatment, statutory water law. Our specialized attorneys help our clients craft water regulations that are comprehensive and best serve the water needs of their constituents.