Erin Riley Khorram graduated cum laude from Chapman University School of Law and served as a Senior Editor of Chapman Law Review.
Ms. Riley Khorram developed an interest in children and education issues while a law clerk at The Children’s Law Center of Los Angeles. There she was introduced to the complex legal issues surrounding foster care and special education. She also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Michael Nash, Presiding Judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court, Juvenile Division.
After her externship with Judge Nash, Ms. Riley Khorram joined the Children’s Law Center of Los Angeles representing hundreds of abused and neglected children in the Los Angeles County Dependency System. Additionally, she taught Juvenile Law at Chapman University School of Law (Fowler School of Law), focusing on Constitutional issues, dependency, delinquency, and special education. While serving as an adjunct professor, she published an article with the U.C. Davis Journal of Juvenile Law and Policy entitled Crossing the Limit Line: Sexual Abuse and Whether The Retroactive Application of Civil Statutes of Limitation Are Legal (2012).
She co-founded Riley Khorram to have a forum to serve clients needing compassionate and zealous advocacy in the areas of juvenile law and special education.