Greenberg & Greenberg, APLC Legal Team
Adam Apperson, Law Clerk
Adam has worked in the criminal law field for nearly eight years and began clerking at the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office in 2013. While working at the District Attorney’s Office, Adam gained significant criminal law experience. He worked extensively in general felonies, the domestic violence unit, the gang unit, and writs and appeals. As a certified law clerk, he has tried both misdemeanor and felony jury trials, conducted 32 preliminary hearings, and has argued before the appellate court.
In 2017, Adam joined the Greenberg & Greenberg team. Adam draws from his criminal law experience when meeting and working with clients in explaining the criminal justice system, the laws pertaining to their case, and helping in preparation of their criminal defense. Adam also conducts extensive legal research and writing. Adam has written successful motions to dismiss and suppress, mental health diversion, formal expungements, invitations to strike a strike (Romero), bail reduction, compel evidence, early termination of probation, appellant’s opening briefs, respondent’s briefs, and various writs in the District Court of Appeals.
Outside of the office, Adam is an avid rock climber, and enjoys spending time with his fiancée outdoors, exploring national parks, or in the local climbing gym. He is also a devoted Seattle Seahawks fan. Adam holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of California, Riverside and a Juris Doctor from Western State College of Law, where he was awarded the school’s Certificate in Criminal Law Studies. He is slated to take the California Bar Examination in July 2021.
Maricela Gregory, Office Manager
Maricela Gregory joined our team in 2016. Maricela works in two vital roles—paralegal and office manager. Maricela combines her 21 years of legal experience with her excellent ability to relate with clients to make them feel comfortable and confident in their legal representation. Maricela is also bilingual and is fluent in both English and Spanish. She is essential in keeping the firm running smoothly and efficiently. Her superior organizational skills are greatly appreciated by our clients, as she manages all aspects of the firm including consultations, client intake, appointment setting, paralegal, secretarial, and client communications. She also provides crucial support to our attorneys. Maricela holds an Associates of Science degree, Certificates in Criminal Justice and Paralegal Studies, and is a licensed notary public.
Patricia Ramirez, Legal Assistant
Patricia joined the Greenberg & Greenberg team in 2019 as a legal assistant. She works diligently to serve our clients and provide the attorneys with necessary support. Patricia speaks fluent Spanish and English and utilizes her bilingual skillset to assist our diverse clients. As a legal secretary, she primarily fields client calls, conducts client intake, schedules client appointments, updates clients regarding important case developments, helps to schedule DMV hearings, and translates for the attorneys. Because of her vast familiarity with customer service, Patricia understands what it takes to assist our clients and is instrumental to clients’ overall experience with the criminal justice system.
Growing up in San Diego, the beach is Patricia’s “Zen.” She also enjoys hiking, being outside, and spending time with her family.
Alexis Carrillo, Legal Assistant
Alexis has been a legal assistant with Greenberg & Greenberg since 2018. She applies her prior experience working in customer service to the benefit of our diverse client base. From assisting clients with basic inquiries about case status, to working with clients’ transactional matters, Alexis plays a pivotal role within the firm. Alexis also works diligently in tracking clients’ cases, both with the District Attorney, and the Courts, and makes sure to notify clients every step of the way. She takes pride in knowing that our clients receive the best possible assistance and are treated with the utmost respect. Alexis works ambitiously for our clients and understands the important role our firm plays in the defense of their cases.
Alexis is a lifelong Inland Empire resident. When she is not working in the office, she spends her time rock climbing and enjoying the outdoors.
Ozzy Calderon, Legal Assistant
Osvaldo started at Greenberg & Greenberg as a legal intern through Chaffey College in 2019. Because of his impressive work with our firm, Ozzy was offered a position as a legal assistant. Ozzy fluently speaks English and Spanish, and uses his bilingual skills to connect with clients and assist them with questions regarding the status of their cases. He regularly maintains our office calendar and makes sure that our system is up to date. Ozzy also works in tracking the status of cases by contacting both the District Attorney’s Office, and the Superior Courts. Ozzy additionally provides essential support to our attorneys and is an important team member. His hard work and dedication to serving our clients make Ozzy a valued member of our team.
When he isn’t in the office, Ozzy enjoys hiking in the mountains or spending time outdoors. He is also a diehard Dodgers and Lakers fan. Ozzy holds a Certificate of Paralegal Studies from Chaffey College.