Shannon Thomas is a skilled family law advocate, with exceptional credentials. She is a Certified Family Law Specialist, having fulfilled all the additional requirements set by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Raised in the Claremont/San Dimas area, she completed her college and graduate work in Southern California. Following her BA from the University of California at Irvine, she earned her Juris Doctorate from Pepperdine School of Law in Malibu. Ms. Thomas then did graduate legal studies, completing a Masters of Alternate Dispute Resolution degree at Pepperdine's Strauss Institute, the top-ranked dispute resolution program in the country. A family law practitioner for over twelve years, Ms. Thomas has also successfully completed the ABA's intensive Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute program, enhancing her skills and competence as a trial lawyer. Ms. Thomas is active in the Orange County Bar Association and is on the board of the Hispanic Bar Association of Orange County.
Greg Lucero joined the firm in 2013, and since that time has assisted our clients in preparing their documents for court, answering questions about scheduling court hearings and appointments, and keeping our clients informed about what is happening on their cases. Greg is known as our problem solver, and is often called upon to help a client with discovery questions, document review, and court procedures. Prior to working with us, Greg worked at several other well-respected family law firms in Southern California.
The Blonska Firm, P.C.
Family Law Attorney
Jason Blonska is a partner with the firm and is a Certified Family Law Specialist. His practice is exclusively family law, and he has handled hundreds of diverse family law cases involving complex issues. His acute analytical ability and negotiating prowess has enabled him to assist clients even in the most difficult cases. A graduate of prestigious Tufts University in Boston, including a year of study in London, Mr. Blonska went on to graduate with distinction from Western State Law School. He clerked with Judge Paul in the Los Angeles Superior Court at a time when Judge Paul had a heavy family law calendar. As a veteran family law trial attorney, he is in court constantly on a variety of legal matters. He has successfully litigated significant family law trials in Orange County, Los Angeles, and San Diego courtrooms, several of which hinged on the thorny issues of major assets valuation and division. He has established a loyal client following as he has demonstrated his intellect, industry, and good sense in the practice of law. Jason also taught Community Property at Western State University Law School as an Adjunct Professor. Comments from Professor Blonska’s students sum up Jason’s approach to handling all aspects of the law, and his passion for family law, “One of the friendliest, realest, nicest professors I’ve ever had. I felt so comfortable speaking and engaging in lecture during his class. He is a wonderful professor.”
While our team has a proven track record of success in negotiations and courtroom proceedings, they’re also lifelong learners who remain abreast of the latest developments in areas related to your case. When you come to The Blonska Firm, P.C., expect to hit the ground running with somebody who’s already a step ahead of the game.
Kim Elgin is our notary public. She is available to assist our clients when documents needs to be notarized.
Tracy Elgin has been a paralegal with us for many years. Tracy possesses a tremendous amount of family law experience to assist in the resolution of our clients' problems. Her consistently cheerful and friendly attitude helps clients, attorneys, and staff work together efficiently. Tracy is organized and energetic, and has an unusual ability to track the details of a case, enabling it to flow more smoothly through the process, whether in court or in settlement negotiations
Robin LeMaster-Farrimond is one of the associates of The Blonska Firm. She has practiced family law exclusively since her admission to the bar in 2004. She graduated from Pitzer College, a member of the prestigious Claremont Colleges, and graduated with academic merit (a form of academic honor) from Western State University College of Law. While in law school, she earned four Witkin Awards for Academic Excellence, in the areas of trial practice, legal advocacy, legal writing, and federal income taxation. She was also a member of Law Review. In law school, she also interned with now-retired Judge John Nho Truong Nguyen, learning basic principles of criminal and civil law which have assisted her in family law. Ms. LeMaster-Farrimond is frequently in court on a variety of issues, and is known for her excellent research and writing skills. As a family law attorney whose own parents divorced when she was a child, Ms. LeMaster-Farrimond brings a range of experience and understanding to family law that other attorneys may not have. Ms. LeMaster-Farrimond was also a contestant and winner on the television program Jeopardy! in 1999. In her free time, Ms. LeMaster-Farrimond enjoys spending time at the beach with her husband and three children.