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Yesenia Cardona-Muller




Prior to joining the Grunsky Law Firm Mrs. Cardona-Muller was Coordinator of the Small Claims Mediation Program of Santa Cruz County. A program that she fully managed and where she implemented guidelines for Small Claims mediations, as well as train and supervise mediators. Mrs. Cardona-Muller’s extensive mediation experience has made her skilled in facilitating complex mediations involving Employment, Community, Family, Small Claims and Estate disputes. While a Law student Mrs. Cardona-Muller offered pro bono mediation services to the Santa Cruz and Monterey communities. Mrs. Cardona-Muller is experienced in the Family Law aspect of Immigration Law with respect to SIJS petitions, that include Guardianships and Adoptions.  Mrs. Cardona-Muller has repeatedly been a guest speaker at the UCSC Careers in Law lectures and hopes to continue to inspire new generations of mediators and attorneys. 


Mrs. Cardona-Muller earned her Juris Doctor degree from the Monterey College of Law and Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy degree from UC Santa Cruz. Mrs. Cardona-Muller received her Family Law Mediation training and certification at the Pepperdine Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution. She is also certified in Core, International and Community Mediation. 


Mrs. Cardona-Muller is admitted to the California State Bar. 

Community Activities/Affiliations

Mrs. Cardona-Muller is a long-time resident of Santa Cruz and is a member of the Santa Cruz County Bar Association. She is actively involved in volunteer services that help the Latino community and groups that promote preservation of environmental resources. Mrs. Cardona-Muller enjoys an active outdoors lifestyle and visits to her home country of Puerto Rico. She is passionate about cooking, reading, writing and family.