Mr. Odoca graduated Summa Cum Laude with Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Political Science and Sociology from the University of Southern California in 2005. He received his Juris Doctorate degree in 2008 from the University of San Francisco School of Law where he earned CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Legal Ethics and Wills and Trusts.
Mr. Odoca joined Wohlner Kaplon Phillips Young and Cutler in 2011 as an associate in the firm’s employee benefits practice. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Odoca investigated health and pension plans at the U.S. Department of Labor Employee Benefits Security Administration. During his time at the Employee Benefits Security Administration, he was a recipient of the U.S. Department of Labor Worker Protection Award for his investigative work in health plans. In law school, Mr. Odoca externed at the Los Angeles and San Francisco City Attorney’s Office, U.S. Department of Labor, and a labor law firm.
Mr. Odoca is admitted to practice in California and is a member of the Los Angeles and Orange County Bar Associations and the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. He is also a member of the AFL-CIO Lawyer’s Coordinating Committee. Mr. Odoca was born and raised on the U.S. island territory of Guam. Outside of the office, he enjoys spending sunny days outdoors with his wife and dog.