Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, PLC is pleased to welcome our 2020 Diversity Writing Extern, 2L law student Julieta Carrillo. In partnership with ASU College of Law, Julieta will work at the firm during her Spring semester to gain practical law firm experience. Through this externship program, Valley law firms host qualified diverse students who may have been missed during the traditional recruitment process. Julieta will work with many of the firm’s trial groups and attorneys, and be assigned several writing and research projects. She will also attend depositions, hearings and observe other events typical of a litigation law firm. With a minimum of 165 hours required per semester, the Program ensures the law student will have ample opportunities to hone their writing skills, while experiencing law firm life first-hand.

Julieta is a 2L law student at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. Active in her law school community, Julieta is a member of the Chicano Latino Law Students Association, Law Journal for Social Justice, Women Law Students Association, Criminal Law Association, Mock Trial, Immigration Initiative, and Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project.With stellar grades and commitment to the Latino community, Julieta was awarded Los Abogados’ Cordova Scholarship, named in honor of Arizona’s first Latino Federal Judge, the Hon. Valdemar A. Cordova. In addition, Julieta worked as a legal intern with the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, where she attended court proceeding and witness interviews.

Before law school, Julieta earned her B.A. summa cum laude in Political Science at the University of New Mexico. She also served as Treasurer of the UNM Mock Trial, was a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, and volunteered with the Student Support Services-TRIO Selection Committee. Along with her activities, Julieta worked as a research assistant for the UNM Department of Political Science, and as a student tutor for the Simon Scholars Foundation, teaching Algebra, English and History. Exceling in her classes, Julieta was a Presidential Scholarship Recipient, placed in the top ten percent of her sophomore class, and was on the Dean’s List all consecutive terms.