Following a successful educational career punctuated by recognition on the Dean’s list and merit scholarships at both the University of Washington and Southwestern University School of Law, Brian Colombana gained legal expertise by functioning in a number of roles. While a student, Brian Colombana served as a Judicial Extern with the Los Angeles Superior Court and a Law Clerk with Perlstein, Stewart, & Hurtik. These experiences allowed Brian Colombana to understand both sides of the judicial system. After passing the California State Bar, Brian Colombana joined the California law firm Crandall, Wade & Low as an Associate, where he offered counsel in many fields including real estate, insurance, wrongful death suits, and entertainment and sports law. In 2006, Brian Colombana opened his own law firm in Lake Forest, California. Since founding the firm nearly five years ago, Brian Colombana has assisted over 5,000 clients in filing for bankruptcy and obtaining loan modifications. The local community also benefits from Brian Colombana, who volunteers at the Santa Ana, California, Public Law Center performing these services free of charge. In addition to his pro bono work, charities play a significant role in Brian Colombana’s life. Colombana regularly supports the missions of the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund, the Global Hunger Project, and Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Active in several professional organizations devoted to law and real estate, Brian Colombana also plays baseball, football, and chess during his spare time.