Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Alves practiced family law at a boutique firm in Carlsbad, assisting clients in a wide range of proceedings. She volunteers her time assisting self-represented clients at the tax and restraining order Pro Bono clinics offered by the Legal Aid Society of San Diego. Prior to law school, Ms. Alves worked with the IRS and FTB assisting clients with the perpetration of individual and/or small business tax preparation. She has significant experience in preparing and reviewing financial documents.
Ms. Alves grew up in Redlands, California. She moved to San Diego to attend California Western School of Law where she graduated cum laude. In her free time, Ms. Alves enjoys reading and water sports.