Ms. Sookdeo has always been passionate about law and the idea of helping others combat their legal issues. She is a Managing Attorney at Robinson Sookdeo Law, a general practice law office that handles various cases involving evictions, bankruptcy law, criminal law, and family law cases. The office serves individuals in the several counties, including Riverside, San Bernardino, Los Angeles and Orange County.
Ms. Sookdeo graduated from University of California, Santa Barbara with a degree in English. She earned her Juris Doctorate from Barry University Law School. While attending law school, Ms. Sookdeo joined one of the University’s Mock Trial teams. She interned at the Orlando, FL and Riverisde, CA Public Defender Offices; experiences that served as a springboard for Ms. Sookdeo’s skill, confidence, and aggression necessary for the courtroom.
Currently, Ms. Sookdeo is licensed to practice law in California and Florida.
Ms. Sookdeo is the immediate Past President of the Ricahrd T. Fields Bar Association, a legal organization devoted to community service and youth education. She is a Board member of the Callifornia Association of Black Lawyers and an Affiliate Representative on the Board of Governors for the National Bar Association. She also recently became a Board member of the Riverside Barristers. Ms. Sookdeo is also an avid volunteer for various organizations that assist students, low income families and troubled youth throughout the Inland Empire and in the Los Angeles area.
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I have been in court on several occasions while Shumika has presented her case. She has been well-spoken, direct and prepared each and every time. The judges' response to her position and argument make it clear that she has a good reputation and is respected.
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||2009||06/21/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|President's Award||California Association of Black Lawyers||2015|
|Certificate of Tribute||Harriet Buhai Center for Family Law||2015|
|Recognition of Service||Project Graduate - RCBA||2015|
|Certificate of Tribute||Harriet Buhai Center for Family Law||2014|
|Recognition of Service||Project Graduate||2014|
|Certificate of Appreciation||Chaffey College||2014|
|Certificate of Tribute||Harriet Buhai Center for Family Law||2013|
|Attorney||Robinson Sookdeo Law||2012 - Present|
|Attorney||Law Offices of Shumika T. Robinson||2010 - 2012|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Richard T. Fields Bar Association||Past President||2015 - Present|
|Riverside County Barristers||Board Member||2015 - Present|
|California Association of Black Lawyers||Board Member||2014 - Present|
|National Bar Association||Affiliate Representative||2014 - Present|
|Project Graduate (RCBA)||Educational Representative||2013 - Present|
|Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law||Volunteer Attorney||2011 - Present|
|Riverside County Bar Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|Richard T. Fields Bar Association||President||2014 - 2015|
|Richard T. Fields Bar Association||President-Elect||2013 - 2014|
|Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law||N/A||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|University of California - Santa Barbara||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
|"So You Want to be a Lawyer" symposium at University of California, Riverside||Practice of Law; the Path and Life as a Lawyer||2016|
|UCR Phi Alpha Delta Professional Net Working Dinner||Preparing for the Legal Profession||2015|
|So You Want to be a Lawyer" symposium at University of California, Riverside||Practice of Law; the Path and Life as a Lawyer||2015|
|KCAA Radio - Inland Empire Talks Back||May Day & California Proposition 47||2015|
|UCR - Political Science/Law and Society Professional Networking Dinner||Preparing for the Legal Profession||2014|
|"So You Want To Be A Lawyer Too" symposium at University of California, Riverside||Practice of Law; the Path and Life as a Lawyer||2014|