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S. Candice Shikai

S. Candice Shikai

Associate
Phone:310.525.6640
Fax:310.719.1019

Candice Shikai’s practice focuses on defending corporate clients in litigation involving product liability and general liability matters.

Candice previously worked at law firms where she defended clients in a variety of cases at all stages of litigation. She has experience handling pre-trial work, from written discovery and depositions, to drafting pleadings and motions, including demurrers, motions for summary judgment, and motions to compel arbitration.

Prior to that, Candice was a Fellow with the Office of the Los Angeles City Attorney - Business & Complex Civil Litigation Division. She served as a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Jon S. Tigar in U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, and also as a Research Assistant for Professor David B. Oppenheimer at the University of California Berkeley School of Law, where she conducted an in-depth study on the origins of diversity and the impact of Harvard University's admissions policies on modern day diversity initiatives.

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2015

Education

  • University of California, Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law, J.D., 2015

    Japanese American Bar Association Educational Foundation's Judge Edward Kakita Scholarship 

    Asian American Law Journal, Senior Articles Editor

  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 2008

    cum laude

    National Society of Collegiate Scholars

    J. Kubota Memorial Grant

    UCLA Asian Pacific Coalition, Director

     

Professional Associations

    • Japanese American Bar Association 
      —Board of Governors
      —Co-Chair, Young Lawyers Group
    • Japan America Bar Association Educational Foundation 
      —Board of Directors
    • Asian Pacific American Women Lawyers Alliance
    • American Bar Association

Languages

  • Japanese