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Allison Ornelaz


Paralegal / Office Manager

Allison has been a paralegal with Mopsick Carrere, LLP since 2013. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2013. She later graduated with an Associate of Arts in Legal Assisting from American River College in 2016. In 2019, she received a Taxation Certificate from American River College.

Allison is currently enrolled at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, with an anticipated graduation with her Juris Doctor degree in December 2023. She is a Pacific Presidential Scholar, placing in the top 5% of her class in her first year, and made the Dean’s Honor List. She was also invited to join the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.

Allison received the prestigious Witkin Award in Global Lawyering Skills I for her top grade in the course. She was also selected as a Final Four competitor in the McGeorge School of Law’s 48th Annual Top Oral Advocate Competition. Allison was selected as Vice President of McGeorge School of Law’s 2022-2023 Moot Court Executive Board.

In her free time, Allison enjoys spending time with her two dogs and fiancé, traveling, and exploring the outdoors.