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Consuelo I. Amezcua

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Biography

Consuelo Amezcua joined Duggan McHugh as an associate attorney in 2021. She provides advice and counsel to clients in employee and personnel matters ranging from harassment and discrimination to wage and hour compliance. Fluent in Spanish, she also represents employers with Spanish speaking employees.

Consuelo graduated from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 2020, with distinction, and as a member of the Traynor Honor Society. In law school, she served on the moot court honors board, completed a law clerk fellowship through the Sacramento County Bar Association, and worked as a legislative law clerk with McGeorge’s legislative and public policy clinic. She received her B.S. with honors in Community and Regional Development and a minor in Spanish from the University of California, Davis in 2015.

Prior to joining Duggan McHugh, Consuelo completed the prestigious Peggy Browning Fund fellowship with the National Domestic Workers Alliance.

In her spare time, Consuelo enjoys traveling, skiing in Lake Tahoe, and biking the San Francisco Bay Trail.

Education

  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, California, 2020
    • J.D.
    • Honors: McGeorge Moot Court Honor’s Board
    • Honors: Roger J. Traynor Honor Society
    • Honors: Peggy Browning Fund Fellowship
    • Honors: Sacramento County Bar Association Fellowship
  • University of California at Davis, 2015

Bar Admissions

  • California

Professional Associations

  • Sacramento County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Cruz Reynoso Bar Association
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish