Deneen Consagra

Senior Paralegal And Office Manager

Deneen has worked in the legal field for over 30 years. Her primary focus has been in family law as a paralegal in which she has 23 years of experience. Deneen has worked under the supervision of attorneys as well as freelance in assisting clients with dissolution proceedings, custody and support disputes with a special emphasis on domestic violence restraining orders.

In the legal environment, Deneen has worked as a paralegal, legal secretary, word processor and office manager in the areas of civil litigation, labor and employment, family law, estate planning, probate, asbestos, pollution exclusion, products liability, dental and medical malpractice, prison litigation, civil rights, construction defect, patent, intellectual property, securities and insurance defense.

Deneen received her BS in paralegal studies from California State University, East Bay, Hayward in 1994.

In her spare time Deneen loves to participate in, and someday teach Zumba classes, hiking and enjoying the outdoors. Deneen lives in Oakland with her partner, Kewesi Simon, pit bull, Blue Belle and American Eskimo, Khloe'.

"Working at Ruben Law Firm is the most fulfilling job I have ever had. My position allows me to utilize my many years of legal experience as well as continue to sharpen my office management and people skills. I most enjoy helping people in a very sensitive time of life. You will find me and our staff to be extremely friendly, compassionate, caring and personable."