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Celina Holmes-Murphy

Celina Holmes-Murphy

Associate Attorney
Foster City, California

Celina received her B.S. in Political Science from Santa Clara University. Prior to law school, she received a Paralegal Certificate from San Francisco State University, and worked as a Paralegal and Case Manager in the areas of corporate litigation and consumer bankruptcy.

She received her J.D. from Golden Gate University School of Law. While at Golden Gate University, she interned with the 19th Judicial District Public Defender’s Office in Clarksville, Tennessee. She also worked as a Certified Law Student in her law school’s Veterans Legal Advocacy Center, where she represented several clients before an administrative panel.

After law school, she worked as the 2016-2017 Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Veterans Legal Corps fellow at Swords to Plowshares, a nonprofit dedicated to helping former military service members through housing, legal, and employment assistance.

Prior to joining Laughlin Legal, PC, she worked as a junior contract attorney.

She is a member of the San Mateo County Bar Association. She is actively engaged in pro bono work through the Alameda County Bar Association’s Volunteer Attorney for Community Legal Saturday Program.