Of Counsel: Ashlee Gustafson, Esq.:
Ashlee Gustafson joined Anastassiou & Associates as Of Counsel in March 2015. Born and raised in Pennsylvania, she received a B.A. from Penn State University in Crime, Law, and Justice. Ashlee then earned her Juris Doctorate from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego. Ashlee’s prior legal work experience has been in civil litigation, business and employment law, construction defects and personal injury.
Ashlee is admitted to practice in the State of California, as well as the Federal Eastern District. She is a member of the Monterey County Bar Association, American Bar Association, Central Coast Human Resource Association, and the International Association of Insurance Professionals.
Of Counsel: Stephen Beals PLC:
Stephen Beals received his Juris Doctorate from Santa Clara University, School of Law in 2002, and his Bachelors of Arts in Business Management from St. Mary's College of California in 1998. Stephen has worked in Monterey County as an attorney since 2003. Stephen has extensive experience in business, land use, real estate and related litigation.
Of Counsel: Brenneman, Juarez & Adam, LLP:
Mr. Richard Brenneman was added as Of Counsel in 2001. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Biology from Seattle University in 1969. He then continued on to Gonzaga University where he received his Juris Doctor Degree in 1973. He has received recognition as the Central California Trial Lawyers Association Trial Lawyer of the Year in 1997 and 2005 and was named as one of the top ten trial lawyers in the State of California by the Los Angeles Daily Journal in 1998.
Mr. Brenneman has his own law firm in Santa Maria, California, where he specializes in civil litigation, including grower shipper contract cases; agricultural production contract cases; land use rights against local government and/or the Enivornmental Protection Agency; agricultural proprietary rights cases; and torts. Mr. Brenneman and his firm work on selected cases with Anastassiou & Associates by mutual agreement of the clients.