Ruben R. Espinoza, Esq.

Ruben R. Espinoza, Esq.

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Ruben R. Espinoza is experienced in workers’ compensation and immigration cases, civil litigation as well as transactional matters.

His experience includes positions at the law firms of Best, Best & Krieger, LLP, Carlos Cruz & Associates, APLC as well as The Dominguez Firm, one of the most recognizable injury law firms in Los Angeles.

With years of experience before the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board, Mr. Espinoza has recovered millions of dollars in benefits for injured workers. He aggressively pursues claims involving serious injuries caused willfully as well as cases involving discrimination or retaliation against injured workers.

In addition to his experience with work injury cases, Mr. Espinoza has represented immigrants from all over the world, at nearly all levels of immigration litigation, including:

  • USCIS,
  • Executive Office for Immigration Review (Immigration Court),
  • Board of Immigration Appeals,
  • S. District Court, and
  • Federal Circuit Courts of Appeal.

Lauded as an “expert, forceful” [1] advocate, Mr. Espinoza strives to ensure that every client exhausts all remedies available to the fullest extent of the law.

Mr. Espinoza’s experience also includes handling employment law and Public Records Act litigation before California courts as well as providing advice and counsel to various public entities and businesses throughout Southern California.  Mr. Espinoza is a former Deputy City Attorney for the cities of Corona and Fontana, California.

Mr. Espinoza earned his Bachelors’ degree in Political Science from California Polytechnic University, Pomona where he was a member of the National Political Science Honor Society.  He went on to earn his Juris Doctorate from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law where he was a managing editor for the Chicano/a Latino/a Law Review and served as a board member of La Raza Students’ Association.

Mr. Espinoza is originally from Guadalajara, Mexico and is a native and fluent Spanish-speaker. He is engaged in the community and was awarded as a 2015 California Migrant Education Program Alumni of the Year and received the Wiley M. Manuel Award from the State Bar for pro bono legal services.  His experience as both an immigrant and a laborer motivates and informs his dedication to his clients.

Mr. Espinoza was voted a “Top Attorney” in 2015 and 2016 by his peers as published in Pasadena Magazine.


  • UCLA School of Law, J.D. 2010
  • Cal Poly Pomona University, B.A. 2005

Court Admissions

  • California Supreme Court, 2010
  • U.S. Court – California Central District, 2011


  • California Applicants’ Attorneys Association, Member


[1] Hearing at the Los Angeles EOIR held on April 22, 2014.  Transcript of proceeding is available at 611 S. Catalina St. #216 Los Angeles, CA 90005.

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