Tez Briones, M.B.A.


Tez has forty years’ experience as a legal professional, focusing on civil litigation, real estate litigation, employment law, business law, bankruptcy, family law, aviation law, unlawful detainer, immigration, insurance defense, workers’ compensation, medical malpractice, case management, contract administration, liability claims, and mediation/arbitration.

Tez has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Chapman University. She earned an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies. She taught Paralegal Studies courses for more than five years. She is a Licensed Notary Public in California, and a Certified Wedding and Events Consultant. Tez holds a California Real Estate Broker’s license and is recognized by the local board, California Association of Realtors, and National Association of Realtors.

Tez is also a member of the Advisory Board for the University of California Santa Barbara Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE), Women in Leadership program.

Outside her professional career, an important aspect of her life is family — her husband and four sons. Tez enjoys dancing, reading, bowling, and spending time with her family and friends.


  • Chapman University, Orange, California, 2003 (M.B.A.)
  • Southern California College of Business and Law, Brea, California, Associate of Arts Degree in Paralegal Studies, 1997

Certifications & Memberships

  • Member, Orange County Paralegal Association, 2000-present Member,
  • Chapman University Alumni Association, 2003-present Member
  • National Notary Association, 1998-present
  • Member, National Association of Realtors, 1999-present
  • Member, Independent Wedding Consultants of America, Inc., 1999-present Member
  • University of California Santa Barbara PaCE, 2021

“The average person lives 27,375 days. Live life well. Do good, be good, and be happy.”

— Tez Briones