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Andrew Janz

City Attorney

Andrew Janz was appointed City Attorney in December 2022 and oversees an office of 28 attorneys and 130 support staff including code enforcement employees.

Prior to joining the City Attorney’s Office, Andrew served at the Fresno County District Attorney’s Office where he was a Deputy District Attorney.  While there, Andrew prosecuted various types of cases including violent crimes and sexual assaults.  Before becoming a prosecutor, Andrew clerked for District Court Judge Carolyn Ellsworth in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Andrew attended Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles where he obtained his juris doctor degree.  During law school, Andrew served on Law Review and was a summer associate at Merleker and Mielke an international law firm in Berlin, Germany.  He is also a graduate of California State University, Stanislaus where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration.  During graduate school, Andrew was selected to attend former CIA Director Leon Panetta’s Institute of Public Policy in Monterrey, California.

Andrew is married to Heather Walker Janz who is a marriage and family therapist.  The two have a daughter, Wilhelmina Janz.  Andrew enjoys cooking Thai food for friends and family and watching English Premier League soccer.

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Erica M. Camarena

Chief Assistant City Attorney

Erica oversees the Code Enforcement Division of the City Attorney’s Office which includes the Rental Housing Team, Community Compliance/Council District Teams, Special Teams; and the Legal Team, which focuses on achieving compliance with property owners through agreements, administrative action, and court actions (warrants, injunctions, and petitions for receivership); and the Cannabis Administrative Prosecutor Program (CAPP).  Prior to this assignment, Erica was in the Litigation Unit – Civil Liability Team and responded to critical incidents involving the Fresno Police Department.

Erica earned her B.A. in Psychology from California State University, Fresno before graduating from San Joaquin College of Law.  Her experience as a trial attorney in state and federal court has primarily been public entity defense, with an emphasis in civil rights violations (Section 1983), wrongful death, and personal injury actions.  She has appeared and argued before the 5th District Court of Appeal and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  In addition to the State Bar of California, Erica is a member of the California Association of Code Enforcement Officers and the Disability Advisory Commission – Housing Subcommittee.

In her spare time, Erica enjoys riding horses with her daughters, supporting her son’s (drummer) band, dancing with her husband, and watching true crime documentaries.

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Brandon M. Collet

Chief Assistant City Attorney

Brandon has served the Fresno City Attorney’s Office since 2013 and specializes in municipal transactions, public contracting, risk management, public agency negotiations, airport operations and complex capital projects. Prior to joining the City, he practiced business defense litigation in the private sector. He graduated from the San Joaquin College of Law, after earning a B.A. in Economics from California State University, Fresno.

A Fresno native, Brandon spends his free time traveling and hanging out with family and friends.

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Tina R. Griffin

Chief Assistant City Attorney

Tina R. Griffin is the Chief Assistant City Attorney overseeing the Litigation Unit. She has served the Fresno City Attorney’s Office since 2006, specializing in civil litigation, personnel, and labor relations. Prior to joining the City Attorney’s Office, Ms. Griffin practiced law in the private sector handling employment discrimination/civil rights litigation, employment defense litigation, and insurance defense litigation for local, statewide, and national law firms. Ms. Griffin enjoys reading and traveling. She and her husband keep busy with their three active teenage kids, twins (son and daughter) and daughter, in sports (football and track) and other activities. Ms. Griffin is a graduate of Santa Clara University School of Law and holds a B.S. in Business Administration – Human Resource Management Option from California State University, Fresno.


Christina Roberson

Assistant City Attorney

Christina oversees the Code Enforcement division of the City Attorney’s Office, and supervises the legal team assigned to Code Enforcement. Christina pursues compliance through agreements with property owners, administrative action, and court actions, including injunctions and petitions for receivership.

Prior to joining the City, Christina was an associate at a firm specializing in criminal defense. Christina previously served as the President of Fresno County Women Lawyers and has taught as an Adjunct Professor at San Joaquin College of Law. Christina graduated from San Joaquin College of Law with high honors, after earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles.

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Talia Kolluri-Barbick

Assistant City Attorney

Talia has served the Fresno City Attorney’s Office since 2011 and specializes in land use, planning, the California Environmental Quality Act, and related municipal matters. Prior to joining the City, she was a prosecutor for the Fresno County District Attorney’s Office and practiced insurance defense litigation in the private sector. She graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School, after earning a B.A. in History from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

She and her husband enjoy hiking, traveling, and are actively involved in the Fresno arts community.

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Travis Stokes

Assistant City Attorney

Travis joined the City Attorney’s Office in 2018 after 15 years of private practice.  Prior to entering public service, he was a partner at a local law firm where he focused on general business litigation and employment law defense.  Travis works with Risk Management in defending civil litigation matters, with Public Works in eminent domain actions, and provides legal guidance involving the City’s efforts to assist the unhoused population.  He is also the Police Legal Advisor.  A true Central Valley native, Travis graduated from Fresno State with degrees in Political Science and German Literature, as well as from San Joaquin College of Law.  He is a member of the Fresno County Bar Association and an alumnus of both Leadership Fresno and the Fresno Citizens’ Academy.  Travis spends his free time with family and friends and enjoys traveling and playing pickleball whenever possible.

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Jenni DeRuosi

Assistant City Attorney

Jenni joined the City Attorney’s Office in 2016 in the Labor and Employment Division after practicing labor and employment in the private sector. Jenni consults with departments on disciplinary matters, represents the City is disciplinary appeals, reviews memoranda of understandings, handles grievance responses, handles Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Department of Fair Employment and Housing responses, drafts and reviews personnel policies, advises on leave issues, oversees administrative investigations, trains City supervisors on investigations and due process, provides anti-harassment training to elected officials, and generally advises departments on labor and employment matters. Jenni oversees two Deputy City Attorneys in the CAO’s Labor and Employment Division.

Jenni is an alumnus of U.C. Berkeley (BA, Rhetoric) and San Joaquin College of Law (JD). Jenni enjoys spending time with her family at the beach and at Disneyland, running with her rescue dogs, and rooting on the San Francisco Giants.

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Tracy Parvanian

Supervising Deputy City Attorney

Tracy joined the City Attorney’s Office in 2013 and specializes in housing, real estate, and a broad range of related matters.  Prior to joining the City, Tracy practiced insurance defense litigation in the private sector.  Tracy graduated from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego after earning a Bachelor’s Degree in International Business from Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana.  Tracy spends her free time with her husband and four children where they enjoy traveling and attending sporting events.


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Erin Martin

Supervising Deputy City Attorney

Erin joined the City Attorney’s Office in 2016 and specializes in code enforcement matters, including inspection and abatement warrants, compliance agreements, legal notices, and summary abatements. She also manages the School Area Team, Waste Tire Team, Abatement Team, Vacant Lots Team, Illegal Dumping Team, and Demolition Team in the Code Enforcement Division of the City Attorney’s Office.

Prior to moving to California and joining the City, Erin was a criminal defense attorney in private practice in Ohio from 2007 to 2016. Erin graduated from Capital University Law School after earning degrees in Criminal Justice and Psychology from the University of Cincinnati. Erin enjoys spending free time with her wife and daughter at the coast and in the mountains.