Overview

Missy M. Cornejo

Associate Attorney
Location:
San Jose, California
Phone:
408-261-4252
Email:

Missy joined RHRC as an associate attorney in 2016, bringing to the firm her knowledge and experience in insurance defense, general liability, and landlord-tenant disputes.

Missy has experience in all aspects of civil litigation, including case evaluation, pleadings, legal research and analysis, motion practice, discovery preparation, alternative dispute resolution, and trial. Her experience at RHRC includes representing business entities, individuals, commercial developers, real estate buyers and sellers, real estate brokers and agents, and commercial landlords and tenants.

Missy is a Bay Area native, growing up in Cupertino and attending Santa Clara University and Santa Clara University's School of Law. She speaks conversational Spanish.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Defense
  • General Liability
  • Landlord-Tenant Disputes

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2011

Education

  • Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, California
    • J.D. - 2011
    • Honors: Best Team, Galloway Moot Court
    • Honors: Best Oral Advocate, Galloway Moot Court
    • Honors: Best Written Brief, Appellate Advocacy Course
  • Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California
    • B.S.
    • Major: Political Science

Past Employment Positions

  • Clapp Moroney Vucinich Beeman & Scheley, Associate Attorney, 2013 - 2016
  • Santa Clara County Office of the Public Defender, San Jose, CA, Post-Bar Clerk
  • Santa Clara County Office of the Public Defender, San Jose, CA, Intern
  • Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara, San Jose, CA, Judicial Extern
  • Honorable Socrates Manoukian, Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara, Intern

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer, Fresh Lifelines for Youth
  • Volunteer, Northern California Innocence Project

Languages

  • Spanish