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Janelle Ureta McCammack

1918 S. Freeman St., Oceanside CA 92054


949-690-2127; janelleashu@gmail.com

EDUCATION
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT LOS ANGELES, SCHOOL OF LAW – Los Angeles, California
J.D. received May 2009; G.P.A.: 3.23
Activities: American Constitution Society – Events Coordinator; Mediation Clinic- Volunteer
Mediator at Mosk Courthouse; El Centro Legal Clinic –Volunteer Advocate
INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR THE SOCIOLOGY OF LAW- Onati, Spain
Certificate of Completion received May 2006
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT SANTA BARBARA– Santa Barbara, California
B.A. received May 2005 – Honors in Law & Society, Minors in History and Anthropology; G.P.A.: 3.63
Activities: Office of the Solicitor General, U.S. Department of Justice- Paralegal Intern through
UCDC program; University of the West Indies-Education Abroad Program Student
EXPERIENCE
GenerateHope San Diego County, California
Education Coordinator and Instructor 03/17–Current
● Design innovative education program for sex-trafficking survivors with complex PTSD.
● Counsel and support students as they pursue their individualized education goals, including
transition.
● Advocate for the education interests of adult sex-trafficking survivors.

High Tech High San Diego County, California


Humanities Instructor 08/14–06/16
● Craft and deliver rigorous equity-driven projects for 11th grade students.
● Create and deliver multiple sessions of Racial Equity Professional Development for school staff.

Forest Park Senior High School, Baltimore City Public Schools Baltimore City, Maryland
English Language Arts Instructor 08/12–06/14
● Engaged secondary students in English Language Arts by designing and delivering tailored,
unique lessons for English I, English III and English III Honors courses.
● Earned teaching credential through the highly selective and rigorous Baltimore City Teaching
Residency program.

Morrison & Foerster, LLP Los Angeles, California and Washington, D.C.
Associate Attorney 01/11–06/12
● Advocated for pro bono clients in special education and domestic violence matters.
● Drafted, revised, negotiated and finalized contract terms for financial services contracts.
● Led closing of complex real estate transaction involving more than 200 assets.
● Communicated with and regularly updated clients on the status of cases.

Learning Rights Law Center Los Angeles, California


Pro Bono Staff Attorney 09/09–12/10
● Won a favorable ruling in an administrative trial on behalf of a foster youth who was illegally
placed in a segregated school.
● Negotiated many favorable settlements for high school aged students who were denied special
education and related services, in particular, transition services denied youth with previous
involvement in the juvenile justice and/or dependency system.
● Collaborated with Mental Health Services, Inc. to develop and implement a screening and intake
process at Los Angeles juvenile halls to identify students in need of special education and services.
● Advocated at IEP meetings for clients’ rights to a FAPE.
● Received Breaking Education Barriers award in 2010.

ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS:
Proficient in Spanish; Credentialed in MD and CA; Enjoy podcasting and critiquing pop-culture.