Allyson Valadez

Allyson Valadez, Section 6

3L, Evening Student JD Candidate
Email: Allyson.valadez@gmail.com

Texas A&M University
Class of 1999
Bachelor of Arts – Psychology & History

University of Oklahoma
Class of 2004
Master of Arts in International Relations

Courses at WCL:

Fall 2008

Contracts – N. Abramowitz
Torts – A. Popper
Legal Rhetoric – J. O’Sullivan

Spring 2009

Civil Procedure – A. Frost
Criminal Law – A. Davis
Legal Rhetoric – J. O’Sullivan

Summer 2009

Evidence – E. Correia
Legal Ethics – W. Shipp

Fall 2009

Constitutional Law – J. Raskin
Criminal Procedure I – Strenkowski
Criminal Trial Advocacy – N. Rupp, P. Stein

Spring 2010

Property - Bridgewater/Rosser

Criminal Procedure II - Bair, Barbera

Administrative Law - Popper

Summer 2010

Civil Trial Advocacy - E. Christian, E. Boals

Fall 2010

Advanced Trial Advocacy - Wennar, Acosta

Federal Courts - Frost

Antitrust - Kolasky

Activities:

Mock Trial Honor Society, Competition Problem Drafter

Criminal Law Society, Member

Integrated Curriculum Deans Fellow

Jobs:

May 2009 – Present: Paralegal, Chambers of Judge Charles E. “Chip” Erdmann, US Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

September 2003 – May 2009: Investigative Operations Assistant, US Army Criminal Investigation Command

October 2001 - September 2003: Office Manager, University of Oklahoma

October 1999 – May 2001: Community Support Technician, Temple Police Department


Best Advice About Law School:

Whenever things seem overwhelming, don’t be afraid to step back, take a deep breath, and ask for help. It actually is possible to balance family, friends, a job and law school! Just remember to take some time to have fun.