Graduate of Loyola Law School and Loyola Marymount University.
Staff Member, Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Review.
Academic scholarship recipient in both law school and college.
Lead litigation and trial attorney in hundreds of civil cases.
Served as Arbitrator and Judge Pro Tem for the Los Angeles Superior Court.
Mediation Certificate, Loyola Center for Conflict Resolution.
Current or past member of the following legal organizations: American Bar Association, Orange County Bar Association (Labor and Employment Law Section; Business Litigation Section; Tort and Trial Section; Diversity and Inclusion Committee Member), Los Angeles County Bar Association (Labor and Employment Law Section), Pasadena Bar Association, Beverly Hills Bar Association, Philippine American Bar Association, Beverly Hills Bar Association, Multi-Cultural Bar Association, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, California Employment Lawyers Association (Diversity Committee Member) State Bar of California (Labor and Employment Law Section), Association of Workplace Investigators, Southern California Mediation Association, and the Filipino Lawyers of Orange County.
He has more than 35 years of combined legal and non-legal work experience. His legal experience includes working for the U.S. District Court, Bank of America's legal department and AQUINO & AQUINO, a family-owned law firm once operated by his father and sister, both of whom are also attorneys. His non-legal work experience includes working for large companies such as Wells Fargo Bank, Kodak and Ticor Title Insurance Company.
Mr. Aquino has volunteered his time and donated monetarily to the following very worthy legal organizations: Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, Asian Pacific American Legal Center (now, Asian Americans Advancing Justice), Harriet Buhai Center for Family Law and Los Angeles Trial Lawyers' Charities. He also supports organizations such as Downs Syndrome Association of Los Angeles and disabled veterans groups.