Sterling Elmore is an associate in the firm’s Oakland office, where she assists clients in student services and special education matters. Before joining F3, Ms. Elmore was an associate in a boutique firm in the Bay Area, where her practice included education, civil rights, employment, and administrative law cases.
Prior to that, she worked with the San Francisco District Attorney’s office as a post-bar law fellow and certified law clerk. Additionally, she served as an intern with the Solano County Legal Access Center. Prior to law school, she was an AmeriCorps volunteer for the Virginia College Advising Corps.
Ms. Elmore earned her Juris Doctor from the University of California, Davis School of Law, where she served as Problem Writing Chair for the UC Davis Moot Court Board and won both the Best Brief Award and the Witkin Award for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy at the Roger J. Traynor California Appellate Moot Court Competition. She also received the Order of the Barristers for excellence in oral advocacy. She holds a B.A. with Distinction in Government and Religious Studies from the University of Virginia.