Precious D. Edem is an associate attorney in the Southern California office. Ms. Edem provides legal counsel and support to school district and community college clients regarding litigation, student matters, employee discipline, labor relations, grievance handling, and personnel matters.
Prior to joining Parker & Covert, Ms. Edem worked in a real estate litigation firm where she became experienced in civil procedure, litigation, real estate transactions, and negotiations. Ms. Edem also worked in the aerospace industry, where she became familiar with start-up matters, compliance procedures, contracts, and employment law.
During law school, Ms. Edem served as the Corresponding Secretary for Temple Law's Black Law Students Association (“BLSA”) and a student mentor for incoming law students of color. In addition, Ms. Edem was one of the founders of The Adopt-A-School-Initiative (“AASI”) program. AASI was co-sponsored by Temple Law's BLSA and the Juvenile Division of the Philadelphia District's Attorney's Office. Through AASI, Ms. Edem and other minority law students conducted programs within a West Philadelphia elementary school to promote self-reflection, community engagement, and educational and professional success for sixth grade students. Read more information about The Adopt-A-School Initiative here.
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND ACTIVITIES
- Black Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles
- John M. Langston Bar Association
- Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles
- State Bar of California
- Juris Doctor, Temple University, Beasley School of Law, 2019
- Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, University of California, Irvine, 2015
- Precious is a proud alumni of the Chino Valley Unified School District.