JD, University of California Hastings College of Law
Masters of Business Administration, California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo
BS – Political Science, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
National Association of College and University Attorneys
Ms. Collins is an associate attorney with Emerzian Shankar Legal Inc. Ms. Collins provides business, employment, and education law services to the law firm’s clients, including workplace investigation services. She provides services to both public sector agencies and private sector firms. Ms. Collins also provides landlord-tenant law services to referrals from the City of Fresno’s Eviction Protection Program.
Ms. Collins earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, where she went on to earn a Masters of Business Administration. During business school, she studied at the Copenhagen Business School and was a teaching assistant in the Entrepreneurship Department. She subsequently earned her law degree from UC Hastings College of Law in San Francisco.
During law school, Ms. Collins worked for UC Berkeley’s Central Human Resources office, where she supported internal university investigations, and clerked for an employment law firm. Following law school, Ms. Collins worked in management-level business roles before taking an attorney position with a legal aid office in Bakersfield, CA where she served as a trial attorney in civil matters and gained expertise in mobilehome law.