I grew up in Southern California and graduated from the University of California, Irvine, where I majored in Chemistry. Throughout undergrad, much of my extracurricular activities involved counseling fellow students and prospective high school students. Through these experiences I knew that I wanted to pursue a legal education to use the knowledge that I gained in law school to counsel and assist others in the capacity of law.
I cannot believe my three years at Gonzaga are already over. Looking back on my legal education, I can honestly say I have no regrets! I chose Gonzaga because it demonstrated commitment to public service, promoted diversity, and embraced its Jesuit tradition. Furthermore, while visiting I was impressed with the helpfulness, sincerity, and knowledge of students and faculty. While at Gonzaga, I was as an editor on the Gonzaga Law Review, the treasurer of the Criminal Law society, Student Law Ambassador, and a LexisNexis Student Representative.
Gonzaga offers several varied and unique practical experiences in which students receive hands on opportunities, which provide students with practical knowledge beyond the classroom. My clerkship with the Honorable Judge Eitzen at Spokane County Superior Court was invaluable as I was equipped with the necessary skills and understanding to be a successful lawyer. I learned more than I could have ever imagined.
In addition, to being Gonzaga’s diversity ambassador, I will be interning as a law clerk at the Santa Barbara District Attorney’s office this fall. Please feel free to ask me any questions you may have as you begin your journey of attending law school.
Gonzaga has been an academically challenging and rewarding experience for me, come see if it can be the experience you are looking for!