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Yi-Hsuan Rachel Lin

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Encino, California 91436

Yi-Hsuan Rachel Lin graduated summa cum laude from Southwestern Law School, where she focused her studies on civil litigation. She not only took courses related to civil litigation, but also interned and externed in places where she could gain practical experience in litigation. Ms. Lin served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Goodwin Liu at the California Supreme Court in the fall of 2014, a legal extern at the ACLU of Southern California in the spring of 2014, and a judicial extern to the Honorable Dean Pregerson at the Central District Court of California in the summer of 2013.

Ms. Lin has a keen interest in legal research and writing. While in law school, Ms. Lin was a member of the Southwestern Moot Court Honors Program. She, as the brief writer, along with two other team members, as oralists, represented Southwestern Law School to compete in the Bryant-Moore Civil Rights Moot Court Competition and received the Best Brief Award and Best Overall Team Award. Before law school, Ms. Lin worked as a paralegal in a civil litigation law firm for 7 years, which experience inspired her to earn a juris doctor degree.

In her free time, Ms. Lin enjoys tending to her vegetable garden and video-chatting with her niece and nephew, who reside in Taiwan. Ms. Lin also volunteers as a dog-walker at a local animal shelter.


J.D., Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles, California, 2015

Summa cum laude

  • Southwestern Moot Court Honors Program
  • Labor and Employment Law Association
  • Asian Pacific American Law Students Association
  • Externship Committee
  • Recipient of Dean’s Academic Leadership Award
  • Recipient of Dean’s Merit Scholarship Award
  • Dean’s List, 2012-2015

Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Cleveland, Ohio, 2004

LL.M., U.S. Legal Studies

  • Recipient of Merit Scholarship
  • Asian Pacific American Law Students Association

B.L., National Taipei University, Taipei, Taiwan, 2002

  • Legal Services Association (free legal clinic)
  • Recipient of Contribution Award for legal and outreach services

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice California State Courts
New York State Courts
Central District of California
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

State Bar of California

New York State Bar Association

American Bar

  • Best Brief Award – Bryant-Moore Civil Rights Moot Court Competition
  • Outstanding Brief Writer Award – Southwestern Law School Intramural Competition Negotiation Track
  • Witkin Award and CALI “Excellence for the Future” Award (highest grade in course) – Advanced Legal Writing
  • CALI Award – California Civil Procedure; CALI Award – Employment Law Capstone
  • CALI Award – Civil Procedure II; CALI Award – Legal Analysis, Writing and Skills II.
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