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J.D., Loyola Law School, 2012
B.A., Northwestern University, 2007

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice California, 2012

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Japanese American Bar Association 
Member Since: 2012

Go for Broke National Education Center 
Member Since: 2017


Understanding Fiduciary Duties in Business Entities – Chapter 10: Overview of Directors’ and Officers’ Liability Insurance Policies

Authors: Melissa M. Kurata, David B. Parker, William K. Mills
Publication: Continuing Education of the Bar
Publication Date: March 2017

What rights Does an Insurer Have Against Cumis Counsel?

Authors: Joel A. Osman and Melissa M. Kurata
Publication: Los Angeles County Bar Association Update
Publication Date: February 2016

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

J.D., Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, 1998

Extern, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Civil Fraud Division, Los Angeles, 1997. Extern to the Honorable Barry Russell, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California, 1997. Drafted a non–lead opinion for the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel.

B.A. Political Science cum laude, University of California at Los Angeles, 1994

Political Science with emphasis in International Relations Pi Sigma Alpha Member: Political Science Honor Society, Golden Key Honor Society


California Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. District Court, Central District of California

U.S. District Court, Southern District of California

U.S. District Court, Northern District of California

U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Consumer Association Attorneys of Los Angeles

Consumer Attorneys of California

Los Angeles County Bar Association

California Employment Lawyers Association

National Employment Lawyer’s Associationt