Margie completed her undergraduate studies at California State University, Chico where she majored in Business Administration and Political Science with a minor in International Business and certificates in Paralegal Studies and Alternative Dispute Resolution. During her time at CSU Chico Margie interned at the Community legal Information Center and the Office of Clients’ Rights Advocacy and earned membership in Pi Sigma Alpha the national political science honor society. She continued to gain legal experience while working as a paralegal at Brayton Purcell, LLP which she left to attend the University of San Francisco, School of Law.
While at USF she served as a Technical Editor for the Maritime Law Journal and a Staff Editor for the Intellectual Property Law Bulletin and was a mediator for the Self Represented Mediation Panel. She spent an entire summer with the Office of Capital Defense Counsel in Jackson, Mississippi as an intern assisting with death penalty cases at the trial level. Margie also served as a research assistant to two distinguished professors.
She spent a year representing indigent defendants as a certified law student at the USF Criminal Justice Clinic. Margie obtained her Juris Doctorate in 2010 and received the International and Comparative Law Certificate with honors. Upon graduating, Margie continued to work in criminal defense at the Law Offices of Charles F. Bourdon as an associate before joining Slote, Links & Boreman, LLP in 2013.
Since joining the firm Margie has gained experience representing clients in administrative hearings, negotiating stipulated settlements and assisting with the firm’s civil matters. She has represented clients in front of the Medical Board of California, Board of Registered Nursing, Bureau of Automotive Repair and the Department of Insurance.