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  • Ghitterman, Ghitterman & Feld Welcomes New Attorneys

    (SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) –The law firm of Ghitterman, Ghitterman & Feld is growing!!! The firm is pleased to announce that they have added two new attorneys to better serve their clients.  Alicia Journey and Khouloud Pearson have joined the firm. Alicia will practice out of their Santa Barbara office, while Khouloud will practice out of the firm’s Santa Maria office.

    Alicia brings her strong educational and legal background, as well as years of advocating for clients, to the firm.

    Alicia earned a Bachelor’s of Arts in Neuroscience from Westmont College before attending Pepperdine Law School, where she graduated with honors in 2009. She has also earned a certificate in Dispute Resolution from the acclaimed Straus Institute of Dispute Resolution

    Alicia has ample legal experience in a variety of different areas, including family law, criminal law, civil law, and corporate law. She served as a Deputy District Attorney at the Riverside District Attorney’s Office, where she specialized in prosecuting sexual violence, sexual assault, and child abuse cases. Due to her expertise on these types of cases, she also provided training to law enforcement that focused on how to investigate these types of crimes during her time at the District Attorney’s Office.

    In 2013, Alicia founded her own law firm, Offices of Journey Law, where she focused on handling corporate, family, civil, and criminal law cases. Though she will be focusing on handling employment law cases at GG&F, her experience with a variety of types of law illustrates her ability to master different practice areas.

    Khouloud also brings a strong legal background in a variety of different practice areas. 

    Khouloud earned a Bachelor’s of Arts in both Political Science and English from San Diego State University and then went onto the Thomas Jefferson School of Law, where she earned her law degree.

    Upon graduating, Khouloud became a prosecutor in the state of New Mexico, where she litigated an array of criminal cases, including racketeering, drug trafficking, violent crimes, and juvenile delinquency cases. During her time as a prosecutor, she was lauded as “Rookie of the Year.”

    After working as a prosecutor, Khouloud was admitted to the California State Bar, which makes her eligible to practice law in two states. 

    Khouloud has also practiced business law, personal injury, administrative law, employment law, and assisted clients with contract negotiations. In addition to advocating for clients, she also advocates for her local community. Khouloud is on the board of directors for the San Luis Obispo Legal Assistance Foundation and has served as an attorney coach for the Alamogordo High School Mock Trial Team. She also served as a board member of the Otero County Superior Court Community Service Board.

    The firm is excited to welcome both of these attorneys to the firm, where they will relentlessly advocate to protect the rights of clients.