Allegra Aguirre is an associate in Walsworth’s San Francisco office who primarily focuses on general liability, employment, environmental, and real estate law. She participates in all aspects of litigation, including case management, discovery, law and motion, and pre-trial workup.
While attending McGeorge School of Law, Allegra gained experience working as a Certified Student Attorney for Community Legal Services. In her role, she had the opportunity to litigate cases, conduct discovery, prepare motions, and participate in settlement negotiations. She also aided clients with Social Security Income and Disability applications, negotiated with government agencies to resolve Medi-Cal claims for reimbursement, and represented trustee clients in special needs trust and final accountings, trust closures, and trustee changes. Allegra worked as a legal intern for a large multinational computer networking company in Sunnyvale, where she worked with the company’s in-house Intellectual Property legal team to improve legal compliance for software development.
Allegra was honored by California’s Capitol Commendation for Public Service in May 2021. She received a gold medal for exceeding 150 hours of pro bono legal service.
Recent Presentations, Conferences, & Speaking Engagements
- End of Life Act: the bioethics and legal debates (2021) – Guest presenter at UC Davis Medical School’s Elder Law & Medicine workshop
- Advanced Healthcare Directives and Powers of Attorney in the Hospital Setting (2020) – Guest presenter at UC Davis Medical School’s Elder Law & Medicine workshop
In her spare time, Allegra immerses herself in the outdoors, kayaking, swimming, and cooking. She also has an interest in entomology.