Leah Thompson is a paralegal skilled in research, document review, and document drafting and editing. She assists with various projects to prepare complex civil and criminal matters for hearings and trials and is proficient with legal office technology, including various advanced e-discovery platforms. Leah also assists in the Firm’s marketing through social media and email outreach.
Most recently, Leah served as lead paralegal in a criminal trial that was one of the first federal prosecutions under the CAN-SPAM Act. She was part of the team that secured a global misdemeanor settlement for her client and several other technology professionals who had been charged with violating the CAN-SPAM Act.
In 2021, Leah was an integral part of the BKLW defense team that secured a misdemeanor deal for a medical professional charged with ten felonies alleging insurance fraud. On the eve of trial, the BKLW team negotiated a dismissal of all felony counts in exchange for a plea to two unrelated misdemeanors.
Leah graduated from the University of Southern California. She held various managerial positions at the university’s student run newspaper, The Daily Trojan, before graduating and working as a newspaper photographer and writer. Following a career in marketing and event coordination, she chose to pursue a career in the legal field to leverage her skills for research and communication. Leah earned her paralegal certificate from Santa Ana College.