Teresa Trucchi, CFLS joined Suppa, Trucchi & Henein, LLP in 1994 and became a partner in 2000. Her primary areas of practice include family law, personal injury and general civil litigation. Prior to Suppa, Trucchi and Henein LLP, Ms. Trucchi was an associate at Bauer and Schultz APC in Bonita, CA from 1988 to 1994. Ms. Trucchi received her Bachelors of Science Degree (with distinction) in Secondary Education in Language Arts (emphasis in Speech, Journalism, Drama and Literature) from University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1984. While at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, she was on the academic honor roll all four years (Dean's List) and received the Superior Scholar award in 1984. In 1985 she attended California Western School of Law on a Presidential Scholarship (full tuition and fees all three years) and was in the top 10% her first year. She earned her Juris Doctorate in 1988 and was admitted to the California State Bar that same year. She is also admitted to practice in several Federal Courts (Southern District, Central District, United States Court of Federal Claims), Fourth District Court of Appeal, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal and before the California and United States Supreme Courts Ms. Trucchi is an experienced litigator and has been lead counsel in many jury trials. She practices primarily in San Diego County but has also litigated cases in Los Angeles, Orange, Imperial, San Bernardino, Shasta and Riverside Counties. She has litigated numerous contested evidentiary hearings in the Family Courts. She became a Certified Family Law Specialist in 2012. Her practice includes many clients who reside in Mexico and have legal issues in the State of California Ms. Trucchi has also been an adjunct professor at San Diego Community College Legal Assistant program since 2007 teaching Legal Research, Torts, Family Law, Civil Procedure and Law Office Management and Technology. She has been married since 1988 and has two adult children.