Ms. Slaughter received her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Criminal Justice with an emphasis in Corrections from California State University Long Beach. Ms. Slaughter attended Western State University College of Law where she received her Juris Doctor degree, graduating cum laude. She received Bancroft-Whitney American Jurisprudence awards in Property, Trust and Remedies.
Ms. Slaughter was a full time Judicial Extern to the Honorable Warren J. Ferguson, Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Ms. Slaughter received the BLSA Distinguished Student and Public Service Scholarship in 1998.
Prior to relocating to Los Angeles, Ms. Slaughter served as an adjunct professor at Santa Ana City College with the Business Administration’s American Bar Association’s accredited paralegal program.
Ms. Slaughter has represented employees and employers in a variety of legal matters. Ms. Slaughter’s areas of representation include employment related matters, including sexual harassment, discrimination and harassment based on age, race, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion and disability, along with wage and hour violations, breach of contract and wrongful termination. Ms. Slaughter also practices in the area of Civil and Business Litigation, Personal Injury and Trademark Infringement. Ms. Slaughter has and continues to litigate in state and federal court. Ms. Slaughter has also appeared before administrative agencies including the U. S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, the Department of Labor and Standards Enforcement, and the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing. Ms. Slaughter has also successfully argued before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Ms. Slaughter has appeared in both state and federal court and is an experienced top notch litigator, having successfully tried employment, personal injury and civil business matters. Ms. Slaughter is also experienced in alternative dispute resolution, having assisted hundreds of clients in obtaining favorable resolutions to legal disputes through mediation and direct settlement negotiations.
Ms. Slaughter also has extensive experience in litigating Probate matters throughout the entire Probate administration court process. Ms. Slaughter is well versed in Estate Planning, and has drafted many Wills and Trusts based upon a client’s special and unique needs and concerns.
In addition, Ms. Slaughter has extensive experience in handling personal injury matters, including auto accidents, slip and fall matters, and dog bite cases. Ms. Slaughter has obtained multiple six figure settlements on behalf of personal injury, employment and civil business clients.
Ms. Slaughter is admitted to practice in all state courts of the State of California and the United States District Court for the Central and Eastern Districts of California. Ms. Slaughter is admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Ms. Slaughter is also admitted to practice before the Blue Lake Rancheria Tribal Court.