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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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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 30%
    2 years
  2. Family: 25%
    2 years
  3. Divorce: 20%
    1 year
  4. Child Custody: 10%
    1 year
  5. Other: 15%
  6. More 



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    I recommend and endorse this lawyer. Shumika is a passionate and effective litigator.


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  • Stacy A Albelais

    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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Contact info

Robinson Sookdeo Law

4129 Main St Ste 200 B
Riverside, CA, 92501-3678


FLMember in Good Standing200906/21/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
President's AwardCalifornia Association of Black Lawyers2015
Certificate of TributeHarriet Buhai Center for Family Law2015
Recognition of ServiceProject Graduate - RCBA2015
Certificate of TributeHarriet Buhai Center for Family Law2014
Recognition of ServiceProject Graduate2014
Certificate of AppreciationChaffey College2014
Certificate of TributeHarriet Buhai Center for Family Law2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyRobinson Sookdeo Law2012 - Present
AttorneyLaw Offices of Shumika T. Robinson2010 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
Richard T. Fields Bar AssociationPast President2015 - Present
Riverside County BarristersBoard Member2015 - Present
California Association of Black LawyersBoard Member2014 - Present
National Bar AssociationAffiliate Representative2014 - Present
Project Graduate (RCBA)Educational Representative2013 - Present
Harriett Buhai Center for Family LawVolunteer Attorney2011 - Present
Riverside County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Richard T. Fields Bar AssociationPresident2014 - 2015
Richard T. Fields Bar AssociationPresident-Elect2013 - 2014
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Private Client - 2013Case settled by Agreement.
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Publication nameTitleDate
BlogNew Request for Order Form in Family Law2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
University of California - Santa BarbaraN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
"So You Want to be a Lawyer" symposium at University of California, RiversidePractice of Law; the Path and Life as a Lawyer2016
UCR Phi Alpha Delta Professional Net Working DinnerPreparing for the Legal Profession2015
So You Want to be a Lawyer" symposium at University of California, RiversidePractice of Law; the Path and Life as a Lawyer2015
KCAA Radio - Inland Empire Talks BackMay Day & California Proposition 472015
UCR - Political Science/Law and Society Professional Networking DinnerPreparing for the Legal Profession2014
"So You Want To Be A Lawyer Too" symposium at University of California, RiversidePractice of Law; the Path and Life as a Lawyer2014