Jhette J. Diamond is a certified law clerk at The Pride Law Firm and in the midst of completing her last of year of law school at the University of San Diego School of Law (USD). Before law school, Ms. Diamond attended New Mexico State University (NMSU) as an undergraduate on full academic scholarship from the Daniel’s Fund and as a NMSU Crimson Scholar. In 2013, she graduated from NMSU with Honors, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, with a focus on Law & Society.

After graduating from NMSU, Ms. Diamond moved to Australia where she lived and worked for two years in the legal field. In her downtime, Ms. Diamond explored Australia, New Zealand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. After her time travelling, Ms. Diamond returned to the U.S. to attend law school in 2014.

Throughout law school, Ms. Diamond worked for the Child Advocacy Institute and as a teaching assistant for the Legal Writing & Research Department. She also interned at USD’s Education and Disability Legal Clinic helping low-income families in San Diego fight for their children’s rights. In the summer of 2015, Ms. Diamond went abroad again to work for Amnesty International in London as a Law & Policy Intern. True to form, Ms. Diamond backpacked throughout the UK, Spain, France, and Holland during her time in Europe.

Ms. Diamond joined The Pride Law Firm at the end of her second year of law school. Coming from a background in public interest, she welcomed the opportunity to pursue her lifetime passion for victims’ rights. As a California State Bar Certified Legal Intern, Ms. Diamond has demonstrated the ability to excel in all aspects of case management and litigation, under the supervision of The Pride Law Firm attorneys. Ms. Diamond looks forward to continuing on with The Pride Law Firm as an Associate Attorney once she graduates law school and takes the California Bar Exam.

 

Affiliations:

  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • USD Advocates for Children and Educate (ACE)
  • Daniel’s Fund Scholar