Elizabeth S. Balfour

Sheppard Mullin

Judge, Distinguished Paralegals

Ms. Balfour is a recipient of San Diego Metropolitan's 'Forty Under 40' Award, which recognizes business and professional leaders in San Diego under the age of 40. Ms. Balfour also received the Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award for her outstanding commitment to working in the community and providing legal services to the indigent.

Ms. Balfour is Co-Chair of the Children at Risk Committee of the San Diego County Bar Association. In that capacity, she works with schools and children's organizations and coordinates literacy and enrichment programs that rely on attorney volunteers. She is a member of the Federal Bar Association, the San Diego County Bar Association, and the Lawyers Club of San Diego. She is also a member of the Task Force for the Women's Resource Fair, an event supported by San Diego Volunteer Lawyers Program which provides legal, medical, and social services to impoverished women in San Diego. Ms. Balfour is on the Advisory Board of Genesis Expeditions, an organization that works toward the advancement of orphans in Mexico.

Ms. Balfour has completed the following trial advocacy programs: San Diego Inn of Court College of Advocacy multi-week evidence course and the Louis M. Welsh American Inn of Court one year program.

Ms. Balfour is admitted to practice in all courts in California, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California, and in the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

Following graduation from law school in 1999, Ms. Balfour served for one year as Law Clerk to the Honorable Marilyn L. Huff, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California.

Judges

Gretchen Veihl

University of San Diego

Elizabeth S. Balfour

Sheppard Mullin

Julia M. Dunlap, Esq.

University of California San Diego

Tony Pazelt

Heller Ehrman LLP

Sue Sullivan

University of San Diego

Shelly Blackman

Exclusively Legal

Elizabeth Williams

Barkley Court Reporters

Doug Sherwin

The Daily Transcript

Finalists

Leslie Anderson

Duckor Spradling Metzger & Wynne

Debbie Turner

The McClellan Law Firm

Kori Kempton

DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary LLP

Kathryane Foster

Foley & Lardner LLP

Denise Marie Blassak

Juvenile Dependency Appellate Team, San Diego County Counsel's Office

Karen Morris

Basie & Fritz

Jennifer Weidinger

Pettit Kohn Ingrassia & Lutz PC

Jamie L. Campbell

Wilson Petty Kosmo & Turner, LLP

Noelle Rennard

Larrabee Mehlman Albi Coker LLP

Maureen Duffy

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Patricia C. Kushner

Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps LLP

Carolyn Scott

Lathan & Watkins LLP

Joni C. Delucchi

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Lynn M. Johnson

Gordon & Rees

Mary Jo Cunningham

Casey Gerry

Katherine V. Gonz�lez

Hulett Harper Stewart LLP

Holly A. Ford

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

Susan Mohney

Luce Forward Hamilton & Scripps LLP

Lori Dawson

Heller Ehrman LLP

Lisa Marie Popkins

Lerach Coughlin Stoia Geller Rudman & Robbins


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