Ethan Van Buren, Esq., a UCLA School of Law graduate, is noted for his dual specialization in Critical Race Studies and Public Interest Law & Policy. As a law student, he was instrumental as the Comments Editor for the UCLA Law Review and a Staff Member of the UCLA Criminal Justice Review, alongside active participation in the Moot Court Honor Society. Ethan’s academic excellence earned him the Dean’s Merit and Josephine Vaughn Cooper Scholarships, recognizing his scholarly pursuits.
His practical legal experience began with a clerkship under The Honorable Magistrate Judge Lois Bloom at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Ethan managed a significant part of the Court’s caseload, delving into complex legal research, drafting orders, and crafting recommendations for dispositive motions. This role deepened his understanding of intricate legal issues and sharpened his skills in legal drafting.
Before joining his current firm, Ethan refined his expertise at a boutique law firm where he practiced criminal defense and engaged in complex commercial litigation. His work in these areas cemented his reputation for thorough legal understanding and effective case handling.
Ethan’s career is distinguished by his academic distinctions, hands-on legal experience, and unwavering commitment to justice. His diverse legal background exemplifies the impact of dedication and practical skill in the field of law.