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Sonoma State University
Rohnert Park, California
Paralegal Program Certificate

California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, California
Bachelor of Science Degree, Animal Science

Sierra College
Rocklin, California
Associate in Arts Degree, Animal Husbandry
Academic Experience
Sonoma State University 1997-2010
School of Extended Education
*Paralegal Program Coordinator and Instructor
*Event and Meeting Planning Program Coordinator
*Court Interpreter Program Coordinator
*Travel Studies Coordinator

Santa Rosa Junior College 2009-Present
*Paralegal Studies Program Instructor

Santa Rosa Junior College 2012-Present
*Paralegal Studies Program Coordinator

Santa Rosa Junior College 2014
*Legal Secretary and
Legal Office Support Coordinator
Professional Involvement and Community Service
American Association for Paralegal Education
Redwood Empire Association of Paralegals
California Alliance of Paralegal Associations
Sonoma County Bar Association (non-admitted)
Amicus Group, Sonoma County Law Library
Sonoma County Women in Law

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The Sonoma County Bar Association (SCBA) offers selected educational seminars at a special fee for students. Students are required to register early for these seminars and provide proof of enrollment in order to receive the discounted price. Only certain seminars are available to students at the discounted price and no bar association events are discounted. For more information, click on the Sonoma County Bar Association link at the bottom of this page. Please note that online registration is not available for students. Students may register by fax, mail, e-mail or by phone at 542-1190.

Upcoming seminars available for students at the discounted fee are:

2/3/16.......New Laws and Forms for 2016- Civil Dept.
2/4/16.......Medical Marijuana Regulations Under AB 266
2/22/16.....Drafting Easement Agreements
2/29/16.....Winter CEQUA Update
3/7/16.......Real Property Update
3/11/16.....Mediation and Insurance Coverage Issues
3/14/16.....Pitchess Motions
3/17/16....,Immediate Issues and Tasks Following Discovery of Occupational Fraud
3/18/16.....New and Unusual Civil Rights Claims

Upcoming Events (Regular fees apply to students)

1/29/16.....Presiding Judge's Luncheon
3/10/16.....A Conversation with California Supreme Court Justice Mariano Florentino Cuellar
3/21/16.....St. Patrick's Day Mixer (Free admission)


It is very important that you have a valid e-mail address in the SRJC e-mail system AND that you check that e-mail frequently, as I use the system to communicate with students before a class starts, during the semester and even after the class has concluded.
Honors and Awards
Sonoma County Bar Association Pro Bono Award 2002, 2007

Legal Aid of Sonoma County Pro Bono Award 2003, 2004

Redwood Empire Association of Paralegals "Paralegal of the Year" 2014