Curriculum Vitae

 

BAR

California, December 2012, #285104

EDUCATION

Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, CA

Juris Doctor, May 2012

University of La Verne, La Verne, CA

B.A. Cum Laude in English with Spanish minor, August 2009

EXPERIENCE

Badar Law Group, San Gabriel, CA

Contract Attorney, January 2013 – present

·        Represent clients in asylum proceedings

Neighborhood Legal Services Self-Help Clinic, Pomona, CA

Bridge to Practice Fellow, October 2012 – present

·        Aid litigants in completing and filing family law and eviction documents with the court

·        Educate litigants about legal terms and definitions

·        Provide information regarding legal options and proceedings

Center for Juvenile Law and Policy: Youth Justice Education Clinic, Los Angeles, CA

Certified Law Student, August 2011 – May 2012

·        Represented the educational rights of juveniles in the justice system

·        Attended Individualized Education Program meetings and advocated for education services

·        Maintained client contact and balanced the interests of joint parent-child representation

Public Counsel, Los Angeles, CA

Law ClerkSummer 2010

·        Aided in the representation of developmentally disabled children in the foster system

·        Researched legal issues including ADA statutes and administrative hearing decisions

·        Wrote memoranda and drafted position papers for hearings

California Army National Guard, Azusa, CA

Sergeant, October 2006 – present; Specialist, August 2002 – October 2006

·        Deployed to Operation Iraqi Freedom II from 2004 – 2005

·        Supervise troops in training and administrative tasks

·        Established and maintain unit library

Awards:  National Defense Service Medal

Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal

Armed Forces Reserve Medal

Army Service Ribbon

2005 Woman of the Year, Calif. Sen. George Runner

SKILLS

Lexis Professional Research Certification

Computer proficiencies:

Microsoft Office

Time Matters

Westlaw

typing 58 WPM, 10-key

Level II Spanish