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Ms. Mavis, Associate Attorney, represents insurance carriers, self-insured employers and public entities in all aspects of workers’ compensation. She also assists senior attorneys with matters of civil subrogation.
Before passing the Bar, Ms. Mavis was a Law Clerk at the firm. During law school, she served as Law Clerk for Howard Law in Anaheim, conducting research and discovery, and drafting documents for the firm’s practitioners of labor/employment and personal injury law. Her first legal position was Law Clerk for the Offices of the Orange County Public Defender in Fullerton, where she drafted documents and assisted with misdemeanor arraignments for the criminal defense team.
Ms. Mavis’ first career was banking. Before going to law school, she was a Branch Manager for several years at two branches of Chase Bank in Costa Mesa. Responsible for 25 employees and as much as $600 million in assets, she ensured compliance with federal regulations including the Community Reinvestment Act, the Bank Secrecy Act and the S.A.F.E. Act. During her tenure, she prepared presentations on customer experience and operational integrity for executive management.
As a Co-Manager at U.S. Bank in Ladera Ranch, Ms. Mavis oversaw a staff of personal bankers selling deposit, investment and loan accounts, ensuring that targets were met and developing tools for higher performance. As an Assistant Branch Manager at Wells Fargo Bank in Tustin, Ms. Mavis was responsible for 20 employees and branch operations. Her success was recognized with an Operational Integrity Award for exceptional balancing of risk and service.
Ms. Mavis received her Juris Doctor degree from Western State College of Law in Irvine, where she was a Member of the Deans’ Circle for academic achievement. She was also a Writer for the Law Review, Vice President and Honors Recipient for Moot Court and the Recipient of three Witkin Awards for academic excellence in Constitutional Law I, Criminal Procedure and Legal Writing II. She received her undergraduate degree from Vanguard University in Costa Mesa, where she received a scholarship for academic excellence, and was a Member of the Professional Studies Program for students employed full time. Ms. Mavis also completed course work at Fullerton College.