Our Professional Team

claudette.finalClaudette H. Villicaña – Associate Attorney

 

Claudette has joined Odell Law, PLC as an Associate Attorney with incredible ambition to tackle our cases relating to various employment-related issues, including wrongful termination, sexual harassment, discrimination, and wage and hour disputes. In May 2014, Claudette graduated from California State University, Fullerton, and received her Bachelors’ of Arts in both Criminal Justice and Political Science.

Following her lifelong goals of becoming an attorney, Claudette subsequently enrolled at California Western, School of Law, graduating with her Juris Doctor with an emphasis in Business Law in April 2018. While in law school, Claudette was part of her school’s competitive ADR Negotiations Team and was heavily involved in various school clubs.

Prior to joining Odell Law, Claudette gained valuable experience in different practice areas including
employment law, general civil litigation, immigration law and intellectual property. In addition to Claudette’s
fluency as a Spanish speaker and great attention to detail, she is a compassionate professional who
keeps her clients well informed and supported during what can be a difficult time in their lives. Her
professionalism and high degree of integrity contributes to her passion as an excellent oral advocate.
In her free time, Claudette enjoys hiking with her dog Kemper, attending local sporting events, and spending
time with her family.

Education

Juris Doctor, Concentration in Business with Honors, April 2018
California Western, School of Law

                  Award for Academic Excellence in Advanced Legal Research;
                  Award for Academic Excellence in Intellectual Property Clinic;
                 Dean’s Honor List, Fall 2017, Spring 2018;
                 Moot Court, ADR Negotiations Competitor;
                ABA Mediation Competition, New York: Finalist.


B.A. Criminal Justice & B.A. Political Science, May 2014
California State University, Fullerton

Jurisdictions Admitted To Practice

California
United States District Court, Central District of California 

natalie.finalNatalie Wilkins – Office Manager

Natalie is the Office Manager for Odell Law, PLC, and has been in this capacity since July of 2020. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Chapman University with a Bachelor’s degree in Strategic & Corporate Communication and was president of The National Honor Society, Lambda Pi Eta. She also obtained 6 years of management, administrative and social media experience with The Walt Disney Company. While learning more about the world of law, she manages social media, case files and all client affairs. She’s eager and excited to help and assist everyone who contacts the firm. 

Natalie loves all things Disney and spends her free time hiking, baking, painting, playing board games, listening to true crime podcasts and playing with her two cats, Tofu and Toaster Strudel.

ali.finalAli Ismail Bushra – Co-Counsel

The Bushra Law Firm was established in April 2017 by Ali Bushra, the firm’s Principal Attorney. After gaining extensive experience in civil litigation through his successful representation of several aggrieved employees and workers in California, Mr. Bushra was determined to form a plaintiff-focused employment law practice with the mission of serving individuals who have had their employment rights violated. Mr. Bushra takes the vindication of his clients’ employment rights very seriously, and it is his mantra to serve every client with unwavering compassion, integrity, and zeal.