Chelsea Avent is an associate attorney in the Labor Department. Her practice focuses on Public Safety Officers’ Procedural Bill of Rights Act, Fire Fighters’ Bill of Rights Act, and California’s collective bargaining statutes, including the Meyers-Milias-Brown Act, Dills Act, Higher Education Employer-Employee Relations Act, Educational Employment Relations Act, and Excluded Employees’ Bill of Rights Act. She represents clients in disciplinary matters, grievances, unfair labor practice charges, and critical incidents. Chelsea also advises both public and private sector employees on a variety of labor and employment-related matters.
Chelsea attended the University of Nebraska College of the Law in Lincoln, Nebraska and graduated with Distinction. Chelsea completed a program of concentrated study in labor and employment law. During law school, she worked as a law clerk in the Lancaster County Attorney’s Office and as an extern at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Nebraska. Chelsea also served as the Reviewing Editor of the Nebraska Law Review.
Chelsea is a northern California native, attended Marysville High School and the California State University, Chico, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with Distinction in Political Science.