Myla Razel Perez Sarmiento (“Myla”) joined Tyler Law, LLP in 2021 as an associate in the litigation department.
Prior to law school, Myla attended the University of California, Irvine (“UCI”), where she graduated with a major in Sociology. After graduating from UCI, Myla obtained her law degree from the University of La Verne College of Law. While at La Verne, Myla served as the Business & Technology Editor for the Law Review, the Business Editor for the Journal of Law, Business, and Ethics, and was the recipient of multiple Dean’s List awards. In addition, she also maintained leadership roles for student-run organizations such as the Public Interest Law Foundation and the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association. Throughout law school, Myla was a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Team and competed in the 2018 Annual INADR Law School Mediation Tournament held in Athens, Greece where her team won First Place out of 53 teams from over 35 different countries. Myla is also credited as a research assistant in Susan N. Exon’s article titled: Building Trust Online: The Realities of Telepresence for Mediators Engaged in Online Dispute Resolution, Volume 49, Number 1, Stetson Law Review.
During her third year of law school, Myla received the John Lewis King Memorial Scholarship from the San Bernardino County Bar Association and was awarded the Dean’s Award during commencement. Myla has experience law clerking for a prominent litigation defense firm, Riverside County Counsel, and Los Angeles Dependency Lawyers, Inc.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Myla worked in the hospitality industry for over ten years working for international brands including Starwood and Wyndham. She also served as a volunteer for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). Myla is a native of the Inland Empire and attends Water of Life Community Church. In her spare time, Myla enjoys farmer’s markets, single-origin coffee, the seven classical forms of art, and spending time with her friends and family.
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