Elyza graduated from Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law. While at Chapman, Elyza was an executive board member of the Moot Court Honor Board. She participated in numerous competitions, including St. John’s University School of Law’s Duberstein Moot Court Competition, which is the largest single site appellate moot court competition in the nation. Elyza was among the top advocates in her class, placing as a quarterfinalist. In addition, she was a Merit Scholarship recipient and served as a student ambassador.
During her third year of law school, Elyza served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Erithe A. Smith of the United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California. After graduating from law school, Elyza worked pro bono for the Public Interest Law Center on the Debtor Assistance Project (DAP) and for the Legal Aid Society of Orange County.
Elyza has long been committed to public service and gives back to her community through her involvement with the Orangewood Children and Family Law Center and Chapman Law School’s High School Outreach Program. In her spare time, Elyza enjoys photography, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
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