Candace M. Bandoian

Long Beach

TEL: 562.366.8500


FAX: 562.366.8505


Candace M. Bandoian is the Managing Shareholder of Dannis Woliver Kelley and is located in the Long Beach office. For 15 years, she has worked with K-12 and community college districts in labor and personnel matters including hiring, discipline, negotiations, and contract administration.

Candace regularly appears before state and federal agencies such as the Public Employment Relations Board, Department of Fair Employment and Housing, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Office of Administrative Hearings. She also represents school districts at arbitrations and disciplinary hearings. Candace conducts trainings in the areas of sexual harassment prevention, evaluation and documentation of school district employees, labor relations, and disability and family care and medical leave laws.  She co-chairs DWK’s Southern California Ed Labs, and regularly presents at ACSA’s Negotiators’ Symposium and Personnel Institute, and the Association of Chief Human Resource Officers/Equal Employment Opportunity Officers.


University of San Francisco School of Law (J.D.)
University of California, San Diego (B.A.)


State Bar of California

Memberships & Associations

Los Angeles County Bar Association
California Bar Association
California Council of School Attorneys

Practice Areas Board Ethics, Transparency and Accountability , Labor, Employment and Personnel , Public Entities, Nonprofit Corporations and Independent Schools