Chelsea M. Norris is a 2013 graduate of the Juris Doctorate program at UCLA School of Law in Los Angeles, California. During her tenure at UCLA, Ms. Norris served as Submissions Editor for the UCLA Women’s Law Journal and Article Selection Editor for the Dukeminier Awards Journal of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law. During all three years of law school, Ms. Norris volunteered with the Los Angeles County Bar Association Domestic Violence Project, drafting hundreds of declarations for victims of domestic violence seeking Temporary Restraining Orders on an emergency basis. Throughout law school, Ms. Norris also found time to mentor underprivileged high school students in the Los Angeles area through Minds Matter.
Ms. Norris received her Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations with an Outstanding Performance Award, and a second major in Women and Gender Studies from the University of California at Davis. Ms. Norris studied politics, Hindi, and women’s rights in India for six months during college at the University of Hyderabad in Hyderabad, India and the Landour Language School in Mussoorie, India. Ms. Norris volunteered at the State Capital to monitor Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s public image. Ms. Norris was also a member of the Integrated Studies Honors Program and a recipient of the Regents Scholarship, United Technologies Scholarship, and Dean’s List.
Ms. Norris is an active member of the Beverly Hills Bar Association. Her practice is strictly focused on the issues of family law litigation and mediation, including child custody and visitation, spousal support, child support, business valuation, prenuptial agreements, and judgment enforcement. However, Ms. Norris also has experience in state and federal criminal defense, class actions, consumer fraud, and wage and hour cases in employment law.