Ms. Abboud earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice at California State University, Los Angeles where she was on the Dean’s List and was president of Alpha Theta Pi. Ms. Abboud received her Juris Doctorate from the University of La Verne College of Law where she was Vice President of Society Affairs with the Women’s Legal Society, received Moot Court Honors, the CALI Award in Criminal Investigation, a Merit Scholarship, Best Oralist in Appellate Advocacy and was on the Dean’s List. Ms. Abboud’s legal experience includes Workers Compensation and civil, criminal and immigration matters.