Carissa Knol, Esq. received her Juris Doctor from the UCLA School of Law with a specialization in Entertainment, Media, and Intellectual Property. While at UCLA Law, Ms. Knol was a staff editor on the Women’s Law Journal and volunteered at the Teen Court Clinic through El Centro Legal. She also received the Masin Family Academic Excellence Gold Award for the highest academic achievement in Motion Picture Distribution. Before joining Cohen Gardner LLP, Ms. Knol served as a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Laurence D. Rubin on the California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District and worked as a summer associate at Miller Thomson LLP in Calgary, AB, Canada. Ms. Knol earned her undergraduate degree summa cum laude from Providence Christian College, where she double majored in History and Communication Studies.