Prior to law school, Mr. Messina had extensive experience in the real estate field, both as a licensed real estate broker (which he still is) and as the head of a mortgage banking firm in the San Gabriel Valley.
He received his undergraduate degree in management (with distinction) from the University of Redlands, and his J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law. He was admitted to the California Bar in 1994 and is admitted to practice before all Courts in California.
Messina & Hankin represent a major U.S. Government approved Regional Center located in the Inland Empire, and through that Center, has extensive involvement in the development and structure of investment. This includes both immigration oriented (EB-5) and direct equity investments made by investors located in China, Vietnam, Taiwan, and other countries.