Angelo Lagman


Angelo Lagman joined the ranks of attorneys at Friedenthal, Heffernan & Brown after passing the California Bar Exam in 2020. Prior to joining the firm, Angelo was a Postgraduate Clinic Intern at the Law Reform Advocacy Clinic at Hofstra Law School, where he represented a Guantanamo detainee in a habeas corpus case challenging his medical treatment. Before graduating, Angelo was a research assistant for Professor Stefan H. Krieger and provided research and editorial assistance for the professor’s sixth edition of the Essential Lawyering Skills textbook. Angelo was also a Research Assistant for Professor Eric M. Freedman, and moderated a habeas corpus listserv for attorneys involved in death penalty cases. During law school, Angelo externed for corporations in New York, assisting corporate counsel in regulatory and compliance matters involving contract review, internal investigations, and drafting data privacy policies. As a first-year law student, Angelo was a judicial intern for the Honorable Verna L. Saunders at the New York State Supreme Court, Civil Division, where he drafted jury instructions, infant’s compromise applications, and summary judgment decisions. As a recognition for exceeding 700 pro bono hours of service at nonprofit and government agencies, Angelo was given the Hofstra Public Service Award (Gold Level) upon graduation.


  • Hofstra University School of Law; Juris Doctor (2020)
  • University of the Philippines – Diliman; Bachelor of Arts in Communication Research (2016)


  • Tagalog

Bar Admissions:

  • California