Formerly the office manager for Vicente Sederberg's Los Angeles office, Sebastian now proudly serves the firm’s history-making clientele in a more hands-on manner, as a paralegal. He enthusiastically provides support to VS’s Corporate and Business Department, to the firm’s Intellectual Property and Litigation & Arbitration teams, and to the Entheogens & Emerging Therapies practice group. Sebastian also assists the intake team in building new client relationships and streamlining the onboarding process.
Sebastian’s professional journey within the legal field prior to joining VS in 2019 spanned over eleven years and included work as an executive assistant at California cannabis business specialty law firm Frontera Law Group, as a field support specialist with the records retrieval team of premier nationwide litigation support company U.S. Legal Support, as an office clerk with the prestigious family law firm of Trope and Trope LLP, as the personal chauffeur to one of the preeminent family law attorneys in the United States, and as the office manager of a reputable West Los Angeles court reporting agency.
Sebastian attended UCLA Extension’s ABA-approved Paralegal Training Program, where he was awarded his Certificate with Distinction. He is a member of the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA), the Los Angeles Paralegal Association (LAPA), and the Italian American Lawyers Association (IALA).
Sebastian is grateful to be a member of the VS team during this inspiring, historic time for the legal cannabis industry. He is elated to contribute his unique collection of experiences, versatile skill set, and bold spirit to the firm’s groundbreaking role in a burgeoning legal frontier of visionaries, and remains committed to continuously enhancing his expertise and prioritizing client satisfaction.
Leadership & Community Involvement
- Member, Psychedelic Bar Association
- Member, National Association of Legal Assistants
- Member, Los Angeles Paralegal Association
- Member, Italian American Lawyers Association