Abimael “AJ” Bastida

Abimael “AJ” Bastida


AJ represents both plaintiffs and defendants in civil and criminal cases.  His clients include individuals, small businesses, and large corporate entities.  AJ takes great care with each client.

He prepares every case to be trial-ready, but also negotiates successful resolutions before trial, when appropriate.  His experience representing in support of workers’ rights has given him valuable courtroom experience throughout Silicon Valley

Before joining McManis Faulkner, AJ served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Paul S. Grewal of the U.S. District for the Northern District of California, and for the Honorable Socrates Manoukian in Santa Clara County Superior Court.  He also served as a workers’ rights clerk at the Katharine & George Alexander Community Law Center.  AJ boxed on the amateur level during college. He is now a competitive runner.

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