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SAN DIEGO (Nov. 3, 2022): Higgs Fletcher & Mack LLP (HFM) is proud to welcome attorney Elizabeth Mireles, who has joined HFM’s Business Litigation and Tort & Insurance Law practice groups.

Mireles brings a variety of experience to the firm, and her background includes work on subrogation and recovery, advising clients on subrogation viability, supervising forensic examinations, and assisting on property loss cases. In addition, Mireles served as a Housing Justice Fellow with the Inner City Law Center in Los Angeles, and also served as a legal extern for the California State Division of Labor and Standards Enforcement. Earlier in her career, she was a judicial extern for U.S. Magistrate Judge Crawford of the Southern District of California, and she also held an internship with the San Diego District Attorney’s Office. Mireles began her legal career as a law clerk at HFM while in law school.

Mireles is an active community volunteer and has worked with several pro bono entities to champion Veteran’s rights and to provide assistance to rural impoverished communities. She was also a part of the Justice Corps. at the San Diego Superior Court’s Hall of Justice, where she assisted self-represented litigants with preparing court paperwork related to Civil Harassment, Unlawful Detainer, Change of Name, Elder Abuse, Fee Waiver, and Small Claims.

“Elizabeth is bright and enthusiastic, with a good work ethic for a young attorney,” said Steve Cologne, HFM’s Managing Partner. “We are excited to welcome Elizabeth to the HFM team, and I know she will contribute to the strength of our Business Litigation and Tort & Insurance Law practice.”

Mireles earned a Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, San Diego. She was a part of the San Diego County Bar Association/Association of Corporate Council’s Diversity Fellowship Program in 2019, and she was also awarded a scholarship from the San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association.

About Higgs Fletcher & Mack

Higgs Fletcher & Mack is a full-service law firm that serves diverse individuals and industries. For over 80 years, the firm has worked tirelessly with companies and people that need legal counsel and representation in and out of the courtroom. Higgs Fletcher & Mack’s 70 attorneys have experience in multiple fields of law, and its internal network of legal professionals frequently coordinate in practice area groups that have multi-disciplinary dimensions, helping clients make a more informed decision. The firm is actively recruiting partner-level talent in complimentary practice areas to provide legal expertise in the San Diego region and beyond.