Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2019 | Time: 04:00pm - 05:30pm | Location: UCLA Career Center, Conf Room A/B

Come learn about career opportunities in the legal field. Whether it’s in or outside of the courtroom, there’s bound to be a job for you.



Sandra Kang
Human Biology & Society / Philosophy, UCLA
ACLU of Southern California

Sandra graduated summa cum laude from UCLA, Class of 2016, with a Bachelor of Arts in Human Biology and Society and a minor in Philosophy. For most of her college career, Sandra worked as a Clerk at UCLA Student Legal Services where students had access to affordable legal counsel for a wide range of issues. During the spring of 2016, Sandra was a Housing Litigation Intern at the Inner City Law Center—a local nonprofit on Skid Row dedicated to fighting against slumlords and unlawful evictions. In the summer of 2014, Sandra interned with JusticeCorps at the Pasadena Superior Courthouse, providing legal information to self-represented litigants, most of whom could not afford private legal counsel.

After graduating, Sandra moved to Washington, D.C. to work as a contractor paralegal at the U.S. Department of Justice. During that time she assisted in investigating and litigating complex white-collar crimes. Currently, Sandra works as a paralegal at the ACLU of Southern California. She works on advocating for Immigrants’ Rights, Education Equity, and LGBTQ/Gender/Reproductive Rights.


Jeffrey Condon
English, UCLA
Law Office of Condon & Condon

Jeffrey L. Condon is an attorney who has practiced in the field of trusts and estates since 1987.  He received his Bachelor of Arts in English Literature at UCLA (Class of 83) and his law degree from Whittier of College School of Law in 1987.  He presently practices at the Law Offices of Condon & Condon in Santa Monica, California.

Taleen Tertzakian
Russian Studies, UCLA
Deputy City Attorney

Taleen Tertzakian is a Deputy City Attorney for the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office in its Criminal and Special Litigation Branch. She graduated in 2001 from UCLA earning her Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in Russian Studies with a specialization in Political Science. In 2003, she obtained her Master’s degree at Stanford University’s Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. She then received her Juris Doctor degree from Pepperdine University School of Law in 2006. She joined the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office as an attorney in 2008. Her assignments with the Office have included trials, calendaring, filing, and pre-trial motions and discovery. She is currently a pre-trial unit deputy at the Metropolitan Branch.


Bjorn Johnson
Public Interest Law & Policy, UCLA
Public Defender’s Office

Bjorn Johnson received his B.A. in History from Stanford University and his J.D. from UCLA School of Law in 2005. He is a proud alum of the Program in Public Interest Law and Policy at UCLA Law. He is a member of the bar in California and Virginia, and he has worked as a public defender in both states. He currently works for the Los Angeles County Alternate Public Defender’s Office, where he represents people accused of felonies. Mr. Johnson is also a resident of the Hill at UCLA and thoroughly enjoys being part of the UCLA community.

Dion Raymond, Moderator
English, UCLA
Co-Director, Discrimination Prevention Office, UCLA

Dion Raymond is a lawyer who earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from UCLA and her Juris Doctorate from UC Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco. Ms. Raymond began her professional career with the Law Offices of Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. as a litigator and trial attorney in civil rights law, employment, sexual harassment and insurance defense. Ms. Raymond’s legal experience also includes employment defense, defense of the indigent for the Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office, mental health, and anti-discrimination training. Ms. Raymond is an active member of the California State Bar, a member of the Association of Workplace Investigators, the UCLA Black Alumni Association (UBAA), Black Women Lawyers (BWL), and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. A UCLA legacy, Ms. Raymond comes from a Bruin family which includes her son.