Adriana Edwards – Post-Bar Law Clerk

Born and raised in Italy, Adriana lived in Brazil for several years before moving to the US.

While living abroad, Adriana worked as a dentist before deciding to pursue a career in law. During law school, Adriana also earned a Master’s and a Doctorate in Dental Sciences. Combining her knowledge in Dentistry and Law, her research focused on service contracts and dental malpractice. After receiving her law degree, Adriana worked as an attorney and taught at several dental and law schools.

In the US, Adriana completed two Master of Laws programs, the first in Entertainment, Technology & Entrepreneurship Law at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law, and the second in Business and Corporate Law at the University of San Diego School of Law.

While enrolled at the University of San Diego, Adriana worked as an intern at USD’s Immigration Clinic. Managing her caseload, she provided supervised pro bono representation in cases related to DACA, Derivative Citizenship, Naturalization, and Adjustment of Status.

Being the daughter of expatriates and having herself emigrated twice to foreign countries, Adriana has a deep understanding of the needs and expectations of those who seek to live, work, and study in the United States. 

 

In her spare time, Adriana enjoys traveling, volunteering, and spending time with her loved ones. She is fluent in Italian and Brazilian Portuguese.

 

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association (ABA)

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Education

Master of Laws (LL.M) in Business
University of San Diego
San Diego, CA
08/20 – 07/21

Master of Laws (LL.M) in Entertainment
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
08/19 – 05/20

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association (ABA)

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Beverly Hills Bar Association (BHBA)

California Lawyers Association (CLA)

Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA)

USC Alumni Association

Languages

Italian(conversant)