Maria Salinas Mendoza

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Maria Salinas Mendoza


55 South Market St., Suite 900
San Jose, CA 95113

408-947-2458 | 408-287-2583

Maria Salinas Mendoza

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Practice Overview

Maria Salinas Mendoza is a member of Hoge Fenton’s Business Litigation practice group. She is an effective litigator who represents bank agents in intricate real estate disputes involving nondisclosure of facts, easements, and allegations of fraud.

Maria joined Hoge Fenton in September 2022 as a post-bar law clerk and was promoted to associate attorney in November 2022.


Maria received her J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.  During law school, she assisted detained asylum seekers in filling out asylum applications and was a member of the UC Hastings Pro Bono Society. Maria was a senior staff editor and author with the UC Hastings Journal on Race and Poverty where she published an article titled “Protecting California’s Farmworkers During the Wildfire Crisis: The State’s Response and the Need for Reform.” Maria was also a student mediator with the UC Hastings Mediation Clinic, where she earned a CALI award for earning the highest grade in the class.  Outside of law school, Maria served as Vice President of Diversity Initiatives with the Latino Law Students’ Association.




J.D., University of California Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco
B.A., Political Science and Latin American Studies, University of California, Berkeley



Speaking & Publications

Mackrell International California Minority Counsel Program Best Places to Work 2019 Bay Area Green Business