Marcelino Valencap is the firm’s executive administrator and Lisa Bloom’s assistant and media coordinator. He is in charge of handling Lisa’s media appearances, coordinating the firm’s press conferences, handling potential client intake, and managing the office’s busy calendar. Marcelino was also the producer of Lisa’s podcast, The BloomCast: Voice of the Resistance. Vibrant, energetic and creative, Marcelino also serves as the office’s fun coordinator, planning events throughout the year that bring the attorneys and staff closer as a work-family. Marcelino’s contribution to the office has helped develop a sense of teamwork and aids the office’s productivity.
Marcelino’s passions include event planning, raising money for the LGBTQ+ community and cheerleading. He is a former competitive cheerleader and has won numerous state and national competitions at the collegiate level. Retired from competitive cheerleading, Marcelino still continues to stay active and is part of a non-profit organization called CheerLA, a group of volunteers who raise money for HIV/AIDS-related charities through dynamic cheer, dance and stunt performances. Marcelino is also currently training for the 2020 AIDS/LifeCycle, a 545-mile bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles that helps raise funds for the San Francisco AIDS Foundation and the Los Angeles LGBT Center to provide free HIV/AIDS medical care, testing, and prevention services.
In his spare time, Marcelino enjoys hiking, cycling and spending time with his husband and their rescue dogs and cats.