Michelle is an associate at Yoka & Smith, LLP. She was born in Los Angeles, California. Michelle received her Juris Doctor degree from Loyola Law School and received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles.
While attending law school, Michelle was an editor of Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review. Michelle externed for The Honorable Julia Brand at the United States Bankruptcy Court Central District of California and for the Los Angeles City Attorney in Labor Relations Division.
Prior to joining Yoka & Smith, Michelle was a fellow of the American Board of Trial Advocates Fellowship program.
Michelle is admitted to the State Bar of California. Michelle’s current law practice is focused on products liability defense, premise liability, and general negligence.
- UCLA; Political Science
- Loyola Law School
- The Honorable Julia Brand at the United States Bankruptcy Court Central District of California
- Los Angeles City Attorney in Labor Relations Division