Karla R. Bustamante attended the University of California at Riverside where she earned a double Bachelors of Arts in Political Science and Spanish Linguistics/Literature. While completing her undergraduate studies Ms. Bustamante was involved with campus activities, working and volunteering at the Cesar Chavez Student Center, Families First Project, International Student Services and the ALS Association; she also worked as an intern for the Riverside District Attorney’s Office Victim/Witness Unit and studied abroad in Spain. After completing her undergraduate studies she attended Whittier College School of Law where she earned her Juris Doctor degree while working full time.
Ms. Bustamante is licensed to practice before all courts in the State of California as well as the United States District Court for the Central District of California. She is a member of the Los Angeles Bar Association, Orange County Bar Association, Orange County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, and Orange County Hispanic Bar Association.