Jorge Felipe Gonzales, Esq.
Jorge Felipe Gonzales is partner and trial attorney at Gonzales & Gonzales. He handles court hearings, mediations, and depositions on all cases. Additionally, Mr. Gonzales exclusively handles all matters involving family law, criminal law and restraining orders.
Jorge was born and raised in San Diego. He attended St. Pius X School in Chula Vista and Marian Catholic High School (presently Mater Dei Catholic High School) in Imperial Beach. He graduated from the University of California Santa Barbara with a Bachelor’s degree in Latin American and Iberian Studies and attended Thomas Jefferson School of Law where he received his Juris Doctor degree.
During law school, Jorge spent one summer working as a clerk in Miami, Florida at the Law Firm of Angones, McClure and Garcia LLP. Jorge also worked as a volunteer with San Diego Legal Aid Society at the restraining order and unlawful detainer clinics. In the fall of 2014 he returned to Legal Aid as a part-time contract attorney and continues to provide pro-bono legal services to individuals at the Hall of Justice in San Diego.
Jorge was admitted to the California state bar in 2010. Immediately after being sworn as an attorney, Jorge joined his father’s practice and began handling various civil, family, criminal and immigration cases. In 2012 Jorge and his father formalized their partnership as Gonzales & Gonzales.
Jorge is trilingual in English, Spanish and Portuguese. Some of his favorite activities include spending time with family and friends, traveling, snowboarding, surfing, golf, swimming and hiking. He plays competitive soccer and recently began practicing yoga and jiu jitsu. Jorge has experienced international travel in Latin America and Europe, including extensive periods of time living in southern Brazil in Florianópolis, Santa Catarina.
Additionally, Jorge serves as a board member for the Dr. Estelle Kassebaum Memorial Scholarship Program at Mater Dei Catholic High School and is the coordinator for the Pay It Forward project that involves high school students carrying out service projects for charitable causes in the community.