America Acosta, Business Manager
America Acosta serves as the business manager for our firm. America joined THE POLLARD FIRM, APC, in September 2019, and has had an immediate impact on the firm’s growth, commitment to serve existing clientele, and ability to reach new markets.
Prior to joining our firm, America served in several key managerial roles for both domestic and international retailers over the last 20 years. America began her career in management by becoming the youngest store manager for YUM! Brands, Inc. at the age of 21.
America earned her degree in Merchandise Marketing from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (F.I.D.M.) in 2008. During her free time, America enjoys cooking, baking new dishes, spending time with her children, and cheering for the Los Angeles Angels (of Anaheim).
Erika M. Flores, Legal Assistant
Erika M. Flores is a legal assistant who joined THE POLLARD FIRM, APC, in May 2019. Prior to working in the legal industry, Erika worked in human resources and employee benefits where she developed strong organizational and leadership skills that she relies on to succeed in her current role. Erika left her former position so that she could dedicate her time to raising her three children—two of which are currently attending college and her youngest who is completing elementary school. While raising her three children, Erika continued to sharpen her skills by volunteering and leading programs at her children’s schools. Erika has served as the PTA president, treasurer, and secretary, bringing her valuable experience and drive to the various positions she served in. During her free time, Erika enjoys baking, spending time with her nieces and nephews, and watching her youngest child play fast-pitch softball.
Mary Ann Saucedo, Paralegal
Mary Ann Saucedo is a paralegal who joined THE POLLARD FIRM, APC, when it was incorporated in March 2019.
Prior to joining The Pollard Firm, APC, Mary Ann worked at the TUCKER | POLLARD law firm for three years where she started as a legal assistant, quickly advancing to the paralegal position. In addition to her legal experience with THE POLLARD FIRM, APC, and the TUCKER | POLLARD law firm, Mary Ann worked as an assistant paralegal for Makita Incorporated where she worked exclusively on products liability cases.
Prior to working in the legal industry, Mary Ann worked as a collections and bankruptcy specialist for Home Savings of America and Indy Mac Bank where she honed her skills and keen attention to detail.
Mary Ann earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Paralegal Studies from the University of La Verne. During her free time, Mary Ann enjoys working on home improvement projects, watching movies, and watching her two daughters play high school sports.