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September Members Spotlight

18 Sep 2019 7:00 AM | Anonymous

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Voting MEMBER(S):

Luz Lopez

Ms. Lopez was born in San Diego, California and is from Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. She is currently a paralegal with Johnson Fistel. 

Ms. Lopez graduated from the University of California, San Diego in 2019, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science (Public Law). Ms. Lopez received her ABA Paralegal Certificate from the University of California, San Diego in 2019. 

Ms. Lopez is a member of Maria Reina Catholic Church in Tijuana. She enjoys reading, singing, playing guitar, composing songs, and taking care of her cat Nina. 

Ms. Lopez had her grandfather and father to thank for her passion towards the legal field.  Her grandfather, Luis Humberto Lopez Gutierrez, founded the first school of law in Tijuana at Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (UABC).  She inherited her love for writing from her father, Luis Humberto Lopez Torrescoto. 


Sherry Johnson

I hail from Seattle originally.  However, I have lived in Southern California for 13 years and San Diego for 1 year and 4 months.  I am currently enrolled in classes at University of San Diego.  I am taking the extended day course, which I will complete in April, 2020.  

Hobbies and interests? Well that's a fun subject! I love rock climbing, canyoneering, snow skiing (on and off piste), road cycling, crocheting (yes it's true), baking, and lounging at the pool.

The past 18 years I've been in the dental field.  As much a I love my patients and my profession, mt back was getting tired of leaning over patients on a daily basis.  Recently married, I've found that I wanted to back to school and work in the legal field to aid my husbands growing Law Firm.  He is a solo and needs someone he can trust working as a paralegal for him to help reduce the overall cost for his clients.  Plus, it's a wonderful step into a new field that fascinates me.  


Be sure to say hello to our new members:

Rachel Beardsley
Hollie Berman
Samantha Dice
Ashley Dominguez
Ashley Engelman
Yvonne Hunt
Sherry Johnson
Mayra Langer
Yuwei Lee
Luz Lopez
Candice Markowitz
Evelyn Ngo
Gabriela Sil
Pervinder Singh
Mia Watson-Good

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