Roshell Amezcua


Roshell Amezcua received her law degree from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, California, where she participated in the Juvenile Justice Clinic in The Center for Juvenile Law and Policy for two years. Following law school, Roshell worked as a Post Bar Law Clerk in the Appellate Division at the Orange County Public Defender’s Office. In her third year of law school, she interned at the Los Angeles Public Defender’s Office in the SB-9 Juvenile Division where she assisted with obtaining resentencing hearings for juveniles sentenced to life without parole. Roshell also interned in the Mental Health division and Juvenile Division in Compton with the Los Angeles Public Defender’s Office. In her 2L summer, Roshell worked as a summer intern at Loyola Law School’s Center for Juvenile Law and Policy. Following her first year of law school, she interned at Community Legal Services, the Legal Aid branch in Compton, California. In her 2L year, she created the Admission and Retention chair of La Raza de Loyola, where she managed a committee responsible for organizing Loyola Law School’s first Latino Admission Day. Following law school, she has been an active member of LGBTQ organizations such as the Sylvia Rivera Law Project and the Audre Lorde Project where she received training on security and legal observation for rallies and protests.