New Bar Admittees!

Posted on June 5, 2017 · Posted in Home Page Highlights, News
Five new admittees were sworn in Thursday June 1, 2017, with the ceremony presided over by Hon. James E. Herman. We congratulate these new admittees! Provided below are brief biographies: Jessica Anticouni recently graduated with high honors from Santa Barbara College of Law. Jessica plans to work with her father and practice employment law. Chandra Carr is mother of 13 year old Julian and small business owner. She worked her way through law school at Santa Barbara Colleges of law. She comes from a varied background of the arts and business. Prior to starting a medical home health service, she worked at the Lourve in Paris and various art organizations. While studying law she worked at McCarthy and Kroes law firm where she gained experience in civil litigation. Ms. Carr plans on continuing a career in litigation here in Santa Barbara. Shelby Hall is from Hobe Sound, Florida and completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Florida. She attended law school at the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado, graduating with the class of 2016. During the summer of Shelby’s 2L year, family ties led her to Santa Barbara where she interned with local technology company, Sonos. Upon graduation, Shelby is returning to Santa Barbara after accepting a full-time position with Sonos as Legal Counsel. Wendy Nwosu Combining a background in environmental and public law, Wendy Nwosu brings diverse legal experience to her natural resources work at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck. At Brownstein, Wendy works with various partners across the natural resources practice area on a variety of topics, including water law and water rights, land use, environmental law, and public law. Prior to Brownstein, she worked as a faculty research assistant in the Georgetown University Law Center Library. She also interned with Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), assisted with legal research pertaining to family law at law offices in Ontario, California and worked in Georgetown’s Institute for Public Representation (IPR) Clinic – Environmental Law Section. Wendy received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and her B.S. from the University of California, Riverside. Mark Stephen attended UCSB and the Santa Barbara College of Law. For the last three years he has worked for Attorney Mark Aijian doing trust and estate work. Mark lives in Carpinteria with his wife, Heather, and their two children, Audrey and Jon.