Trusted, tech-savvy, creative “quant” generalist, deep experience in high-stakes, executive level employment cases, corporate start-ups, and large scale corporate and real estate matters, former California Supreme Court extern, former Federal Court extern….[Full Bio]
Cynthia was born and raised in the South Bay. She graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. is Psychology and a minor in French from UCLA. After college, she graduated cum laude from Western New England College School of Law (now Western New England University) in Springfield, Massachusetts. In her final year in law school, Cynthia was admitted as a student attorney under Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Rule 3.03 and represented tenants and consumers in Massachusetts District Court. She argued two bench trials and negotiated settlements on her clients’ behalf. During her second year in law school, Cynthia competed in the intramural moot court competition and received the Best Overall Advocate award for her outstanding oral and written advocacy skills. In 2004, Cynthia served as a judicial extern for the Los Angeles County Superior Court.
Tamara (“Tammy”) joined Adishian Law Group in 2013 after completing her B.A. in Political Science at University of California, Los Angeles. She received her dual Masters in International Management and International Relations from IE Business School in Madrid, Spain in 2016. Outside of her role at Adishian Law Group, she leads the L.A. chapter of the non-profit global venture fund, Acumen and is the South Bay Representative of the UCLA Young Alumni Development Council. Tammy enjoys volunteering, traveling and CrossFit.
Emily Zinn grew up in Fountain Valley, California before moving to Long Beach to attend California State University, Long Beach where she received an undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice and minor in Philosophy. After college, she attended Whittier Law School where she ranked amongst the top 5 students in her first year, which enabled her to transfer to her current program Loyola Law School. Emily has taken legal courses in Business Law and Associations, and works as a Clinical Extern and Mediator at the Loyola Center for Conflict Resolution facilitating mediation in general community issues including landlord-tenant disputes. She is currently a rising third-year student and looks forward to taking the California Bar Exam and practicing Law in the Los Angeles area.
Trevor Zeiler was born and raised in El Segundo, California before moving to Arizona to attend Arizona State University. He graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. After college, he attended the University of San Francisco School of Law. In his first summer after law school, he worked as a law clerk for the AIDS Legal Referral Panel helping low-income individuals affected by HIV and AIDS. Trevor also served as a Clinical Extern for his school’s mediation program. He helped resolve landlord-tenant and breach of contract disputes in Small Claims Court, and assisted with dissolution proceedings in Family Court. In his final semester of law school he worked as a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Teri L. Jackson at the San Francisco Superior Court. He is currently awaiting July 2018 bar results and hopes to practice in the Los Angeles area.
Julia Toscano graduated from the University of San Diego School of Law in the spring of 2018. In the summer following her first year of law school she studied international law abroad for seven months at Columbia’s Global Center in Paris, France, the Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College, London, England, and the University of Copenhagen Faculty of Law, Copenhagen, Denmark. Upon her return to law school in the states, Julia externed at the USD School of Law Education and Disability Clinic, where she represented parents of children with special education needs. Next, she law clerked at an immigration law firm in San Diego for a summer, and in the fall of her final year, she assisted immigrants seeking asylum as a law clerk at the Casa Cornelia Law Center in San Diego. Julia is interested in the intersection of business, art, and fashion law and plans to practice in the L.A. area once admitted to the California Bar.
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