Gregory “Shafiq” Spanos, Paralegal
“Shafiq” Spanos brings to Fiumara & Milligan Law, PC, a depth of paralegal experience unmatched in any other law firm in the North Bay. Shafiq received his Bachelor’s degree from the prestigious Ivy League school, Brown University in Rhode Island. A graduate of the outstanding Sonoma State University Paralegal Program with a 3.96 GPA, Shafiq chairs the Advisory Committee of the Paralegal Program at Santa Rosa Junior College, as well as the Paralegal and Legal Support Section of the Sonoma County Bar Association.
An experienced litigation, personal injury and medical malpractice paralegal with several major law firms as well as the City of Santa Rosa, Shafiq excels in legal writing. He further sharpened his communications skills and dedication to the local community through his work at KRCB, the Public TV & Radio Station in Rohnert Park.
Jessica Guzman, Bilingual Legal Assistant
When you walk through the bright, welcoming doors of Fiumara & Milligan Law, PC’s Santa Rosa office, the first staff person to greet you will most likely be Jessica. With a strong background in the Bay Area Hospitality Industry and expertise in PBX Operations, Jessica is also fluent in Spanish & English, and provides outstanding customer service to every new client she meets. She also interacts with many of the governmental agencies that can impact our clients case, like the DMV and District Attorney.
The single mother of three children, Jessica intuitively understands the challenges of working hard and supporting a family in the North Bay, and brings a great deal of compassion and dedication to our clients, many of whom are fearful of dealing with a Criminal Justice System that can be intimidating without the proper legal assistance. Jessica combines a deep humanity with her passion to help others live a better life, and is a strong asset to Fiumara & Milligan Law, PC.
Cynthia Reyna-Pena, Bilingual Part-Time Office Assistant
Whether you speak Spanish or English, Cynthia is happy to answer your questions when you call or walk into our Santa Rosa office at Fiumara & Milligan Law, PC. A former Information Technology (IT) Specialist for the US Army Reserve since 2016, Cynthia is currently working on her Associates Degree in Anthropology at Santa Rosa Junior College, one of the finest Junior Colleges in the Country.
Cynthia has taken her passion for public service and applied it to advancing your quest for justice with the talented attorneys and staff of Fiumara & Milligan Law, PC. Cynthia will not only arrange an appointment with one of our attorneys, she will regularly follow-up with you on your case. A compassionate, caring communicator who beautifully reflects our firm’s core belief that excellent communication is the key to excellent representation, Cynthia’s passion for advocacy and justice comes through in her hard work on behalf of each of our clients.
Jerrica Perez, J.D., Bilingual Paralegal
At Fiumara & Milligan Law, PC, we believe that clear, comprehensive and culturally-sensitive communication is at the key to excellent representation. Our Bilingual Services are second to none, and the addition of Jerrica to our team has made all of our professional services even stronger.
Jerrica is a former Sonoma County Correctional Counselor for 10 years and joined Fiumara & Milligan after working with the national Mass Tort law firm of Mauro, Archer & Associates on the 2017 and 2018 Fire Claims for Napa, Mendocino, Butte, and Sonoma County residents. Jerrica, who also has legal experience working in Family Law, holds a Master’s Degree in Legal Studies and a Juris Doctorate from the Empire College School of Law, where she graduated in 2014. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Communications & Criminology from the University of La Verne.
Jerrica, who has a life-long love for the law, is driven by a passion to fight injustice wherever she finds it, and is truly an advocate for justice in the best tradition of the Fiumara & Milligan Law firm.
Juan Roman, Bilingual Part-Time Community Outreach & Liaison
Juan Roman earned his bachelor’s degree with Distinction from Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California.
For over twenty-five years, Juan, a resident of Sonoma County, has been a leader and an active participant in bilingual cultural exchange and advocacy pursuits:
For nine years Juan was a programmer for KBBF Radio, the oldest bilingual continually broadcast radio station in the United States.
Juan was the founding member of Sonoma Lowrider Council.
Juan has been a liaison and mobilizer of multicultural communities locally and statewide on social, political, legal and economic issues.
Consultant to a large mass tort litigation team assisting Spanish speaking survivors of the Tubbs, Nuns and Atlas wildfires in 2017 to get just compensation.
Engaging and nonjudgmental, Juan is able to reach across economic, social and racial barriers to successfully engage and bridge coalitions of under-represented people so that they may receive the legal services that they deserve.
Juan’s multicultural advocacy, knowledge and commitment to the community makes him a tremendously important asset to the legal work that Fiumara & Milligan Law performs for the greater community at large.