Alyssa Telles

In her role as a paralegal, Alyssa assists the insurance coverage and employment groups through all stages of litigation, including document review, production and analysis, and drafting discovery and pleadings.

Alyssa previously served as the firm’s billing specialist, overseeing the entire billing process, from monitoring WIP to collections. She worked with attorneys to ensure billing accuracy and timeliness and acted as the point of contact for clients on billing-related issues.

In her free time, Alyssa enjoys playing with her puppy, trying new restaurants, and exploring Southern California.

Education
University of California, Irvine (BA Political Science; BA Criminology, Law, and Society)
• Campuswide Honors Scholar
• Political Science Department Honors
• Senior Thesis: Redefining Substantial Burdens on Religious Freedom in the Modern Culture Wars

Memberships
Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity International, UC Irvine Chapter
• 2017-2018 Secretary
National Association of Legal Assistants


Recent Media Coverage

Attorneys and Staff Attend OCBA’s ADR, Construction Law, & Insurance Law Joint Section Meeting
Orange County Bar Association – June 26, 2019

Berger Kahn Attends OCBA’s ADR Section July Meeting Featuring Retired Shareholder Lance LaBelle
Orange County Bar Association – August 6, 2018

Community Involvement
Berger Kahn Supports Project Youth’s 7th Annual Brewfest Event
On June 28, 2019, Berger Kahn attended Project Youth’s 7th annual rooftop Brewfest fundraiser. The Orange County Bar Foundation’s Project Youth, a non-profit organization, holds the event every year in order to raise money for its programs that provide health education, academic, and career development, as well as a juvenile diversion for at-risk youth in the Santa Ana community. This year’s event included an impressive array of good eats, wines, unlimited beer samplings, and an impressive raffle. Along with the food and festivities, three participants of Berger Kahn’s Orange County Marathon team were awarded for placing top three in their divisions: Chris Neumeyer, shareholder Steve Cohn, and his daughter Molly Cohn. Congratulations to all three runners! OC Bar Foundation Associate Board member and Partner Erin Ezra, Shareholders David Ezra and Steve Cohn, Associate Andrew Wyatt, Partner Kathleen Danna, Paralegals Alyssa Telles and Hannah Hong, and Legal Assistants Nathan Malicdem and Jacqueline Lee were also in attendance.

Berger Kahn Supports Project Youth OCBF at the Annual Meeting
On December 13, Berger Kahn partner and OCBF Project Youth associate board member Erin Ezra, associate Andrew Wyatt, Alyssa Telles, and Hannah Hong attended the 2018 Society of Fellows Recognition and Annual Meeting hosted by The Honorable David O. Carter. The event presented Project Youth OCBF’s “Sammy” Award, The Society of Fellows Distinguished Fellows Award, and the Distinguished Judicial Fellows Award and honored those who give back to the local youth community. Berger Kahn proudly supports Project Youth and its causes.

Berger Kahn Joins the 2018 PurpleStride OC 5K to End Pancreatic Cancer
On November 17, David Ezra, Erin Ezra, Kathleen Danna, Ian Kaplan, Patricia Contreras, Hannah Hong, and Alyssa Telles participated in the PurpleStride 5K, organized by the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. This year PurpleStride O.C. celebrates its 10th anniversary and Berger Kahn was eager to support this great cause and help fundraise for patients and families impacted by pancreatic cancer.

Berger Kahn Supports Alzheimer’s Orange County
On October 2, 2018, shareholder David Ezra, partner Erin Ezra, Alyssa Telles, and Hannah Hong attended a fundraiser benefiting Alzheimer’s Orange County and also celebrating the grand opening of Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse in Irvine.

Project Youth Orange County Bar Foundation Rooftop Event Attended and Supported by Berger Kahn Shareholder Dave Ezra and Partner Erin (Mindoro) Ezra
In support of the programs and initiatives of the Project Youth Orange County Bar Foundation, OCBF Associate Board member and Berger Kahn Partner Erin Ezra, Shareholder Dave Ezra, along with Associate Ian Kaplan, Alyssa Telles, Hannah Hong, and Rebecca Malkin joined the Bar Foundation for their 6th Annual Rooftop Brewfest Fundraiser.