About Us

About Us

About Us

Helping You and Your Family Reach Better Days

At Miranda, Magden & Miranda, our mission is to serve each of our clients’ legal needs with the highest levels of attorney support available. Your Miranda, Magden & Miranda attorney will also aim to help you effectively navigate the legal system quickly so that you may reach self-sufficiency and the better days that are ahead without continued court involvement.

Miranda, Magden & Miranda

We offer advocacy in Family Law and Immigration Law (see our Practice Areas for more details). Our goal is to offer the highest standard of counsel available to help you navigate through what may be rough waters ahead. We provide each client with personalized legal services at an affordable rate. Miranda, Magden & Miranda attorneys believe that the law should be made to assist you.

From the very first meeting, Miranda, Magden & Miranda attorneys will provide the most up-to-date legal advice and explain each step as you progress through the legal issues you face, including providing services in Spanish and Portuguese.

The attorneys at Miranda, Magden & Miranda received their legal educations from the top law schools in the nation. Your legal options are evaluated by exceptional attorneys committed to your success. Your case before the court will be well-informed and well-constructed so it serves your legal goals. Needing legal assistance can be difficult for both you and your family. We believe it is our role, and our profession, to help you and your family through difficult times and on to better days as soon as possible.


Our personnel is our strength. We employ highly educated and skilled individual attorneys and paralegals at our law firm to provide our clientele with the utmost attention, devotion, and dedication in Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito counties and beyond. We care for, and about, our workforce, and empower each individual lawyer to make decisions and provide the best legal advice for your legal matter.


We practice a transparent law firm business model, keeping our clientele fully informed of the entire situation and ensure that they comprehend all aspects of the association before we solidify any commitment. We believe the strongest attorney-client relationships are built on effective communication, and we strive for long-term relationships with clients who are willing to attain their objectives with our assistance


We provide the expertise and effort to meet or exceed each of our promises; otherwise, we do not make them. Our creed as professional service providers and attorneys is to do what we say and to inform our clients as we do.


Quality of service is the foundation of our practice. We use advanced tools and techniques to track our projects to ensure that we deliver proper legal advice and a strong solution commensurate with the long-term interests of each client.


We get it. Most people turn to a lawyer reluctantly. Lawyers can be expensive, and they represent a legal system that is difficult to understand. Nevertheless, when the most important things in your life are at risk, a good lawyer who cares about your situation can make all the difference in the world.

We believe the law can be made to work for you in your time of need. Miranda, Magden & Miranda was founded by attorneys who believe that the law, when practiced with the utmost care, can be a beneficial force that helps repair people’s lives.

Contact Miranda, Magden & Miranda for a consultation today in your Family Law or Immigration matter.

Miranda, Magden & Miranda lawyers are Salinas and Monterey attorneys with exceptional legal experience and education. Our attorneys give each case their full, personal attention. Our goal is to help you and your family reach better days ahead. It’s why we went to law school. It’s why we do what we do in Family Law and Immigration Law.


image of knowledgeable divorce attorney in CarmelMs. Miranda earned her Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the nation’s number one ranked Yale Law School. Prior to her legal studies, she completed both her Master’s Degree in International Policy Studies and her Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Stanford University.

Ms. Miranda is an upstanding member of the Monterey County Bar Association, American Immigration Lawyers Association, and is admitted to the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California. Salinas and Monterey attorney. Due to her extensive experience in immigration law, she has been asked to speak publicly about the matter with groups such as the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey.

Ms. Miranda has an impressive resume both in and out of the law profession. She was a Finalist for the White House Fellowship Program under the Obama Administration and a top ten “Latina of the Year” for Latina Magazine in 2004.

Helping families resolve their legal issues is not just a profession, but a passion for Ms. Miranda. She has volunteered her legal services with the CARA pro bono project, which provides free legal representation to families in deportation centers. Ms. Miranda has also served as project manager for a non-profit dedicated to assisting at-risk youth in Colorado.

A daughter of immigrants, Ms. Miranda represented the United States in freestyle wrestling in the Olympic Games, securing the first American medal in her sport. She now continues her passion for supporting immigrant communities through her legal work.

When not in the courtroom, Patricia enjoys camping, tennis, and writing lists. Patricia is trilingual in English, Portuguese and Spanish.


image of experienced Family Law attorney in Pacific GroveMr. Weikel-Magden graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law. Prior to law school, Mr. Weikel-Magden earned his undergraduate degree from Stanford University in Human Biology.

Mr. Weikel-Magden is a published author and former business executive. He previously served as a senior manager for two start-up consulting companies prior to turning his attention to the law.

Mr. Weikel-Magden’s legal practice focuses in Family Law and Civil Litigation. Working in areas such as custody, divorce, and domestic violence, he has built a reputation as a compassionate attorney who finds effective solutions to meet each clients’ needs. Mr. Weikel-Magden understands that successfully resolving these delicate matters is crucial to helping families move forward and protect their emotional and financial wellbeing.

He is a member in good standing with the Monterey County Bar Association and is admitted to the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California. Salinas and Monterey attorney.

Levi is a father and husband, and he has competed and coached at the highest levels of combat sport. When not in the courtroom, he enjoys jiu jitsu, white water rafting, writing and traveling with his children.

KEVIN LI, Attorney

Kevin Li graduated from Boston College Law School. Prior to entering the legal profession, he completed two undergraduate degrees in American History and Political Science from the University of California: San Diego.

Mr. Li’s resume stretches between the West and East Coast. He has worked with the Fair Political Practices Commission in Sacramento as an investigative intern and served as an interpreter and consultant for low-wage Chinese immigrants as part of Greater Boston Legal Services. Mr. Li is also an accomplished traveler who has trekked across countries as close as Canada to far-off locales like China, Dubai, and England.

Mr. Li’s practice and focus on family law stem, in large part, to his immigrant roots. He understands the unique complexities and nuances of family dynamics, where both internal and external challenges exist, and strives to assist families through those difficulties. He is a member in good standing with the Monterey County Bar Association.

Outside the office and courthouse, Kevin enjoys writing and reading short stories, cooking, and traveling with friends and family. Kevin is bilingual in English and Mandarin Chinese.


Call Our Office Today

Our experienced family law attorneys at Miranda, Magden & Miranda may be able to help you with your family law or immigration case. We serve clients across Monterey, Santa Cruz, San Benito, and Santa Clara counties.


We provide our clients with experienced immigration lawyers who are knowledgeable of the law and have the diligence to navigate your case.

Family Law

Our attorneys work in Family Law with the firm understanding that, as custody, general family, and divorce lawyers, we are here to support your loved ones’ best interests.

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