Prior to joining Pachowicz | Goldenring in April of 2020, Monica was exclusively a criminal defense attorney for 17 years. Ms. Cummins started as a Public Defender in San Francisco and then worked as a Public Defender in Ventura. As a trial attorney, she has tried over 60 cases to verdict, handling multiple sexual assault cases and homicides. Ms. Cummins has also done extensive work representing clients with severe mental health issues and mentally disordered offenders.
Ms. Cummins graduated from UC Hastings College of Law in San Francisco. Ms. Cummins attended Undergrad at UC Santa Cruz where she earned a B.A in Psychology.
Monica enjoys spending time with her daughter, horseback riding, and cooking in her free time.