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Shukan Patel


Orange County

t: (949) 223-1170

d: (949) 255-2506


Shukan Patel is an Associate at Aleshire & Wynder. He assists the Firm with a broad range of legal matters, focusing his practice on contracts and public works, housing, land use and zoning, litigation and appellate law. He works on cases representing public agencies in appellate proceedings before the California Courts of Appeal, litigating such cases in the areas of land use, housing, and tax law. Shukan has also filed a Petition for Review on behalf of a public agency to the California Supreme Court.

He serves as Assistant General Counsel for the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino. In his role as Assistant General Counsel, Shukan advises the Housing Authority’s staff on a variety of matters, including responding to resident inquiries, drafting agreements, and advising the Housing Authority on necessary operational changes based on new state and federal law. He has also counseled the Housing Authority on responding to a formal California Civil Rights Department Complaint and investigation.

Shukan earned his J.D. from UCLA School of Law, where he was awarded the Masin Family Academic Excellence Gold Award for earning the highest grade in Local Government Law. While attending law school, Shukan gained broad legal experience by serving as a judicial extern for the Hon. John Kronstadt in the United States District Court for the Central District of California and as a Managing Editor for UCLA Law Review. Shukan earned his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, with minors in Asian Languages and Public Affairs, summa cum laude and with College Honors from UCLA.

Assistant General Counsel:
Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino

• State Bar of California

U.S. District Court, Eastern, CA

U.S. District Court, Central, CA

  • UCLA School of Law, JD, 2022
  • UCLA, Summa Cum Laude, BA, 2019