Lamara Parnell focuses her practice on copyright and trademark law.

While attending the University of California, Los Angeles for law school, Lamara worked with the firm as a summer associate in 2019 and 2020 in its trademark and copyright practice. Lamara earned her J.D. in 2021 with specializations in sports, media, entertainment and technology law, and critical race studies.

Additionally, Lamara served as a legal clerk at Human Trafficking Legal Network where she assisted attorneys, conducted vital legal research, and directly supported clients, many of whom were members of vulnerable and marginalized populations.

Lamara earned her B.A. in Sociology and Africana Studies from the University of Notre Dame. While there, Lamara served as an interviewer and legal intern with the Indiana Legal Services, Inc. in South Bend, Indiana where she helped the firm represent low-income Indiana residents in civil litigation. Lamara also studied internationally at the University of Notre Dame Australia, where she served as a Social Science Research Investigator in the Notre Dame Department of Aboriginal Studies.


University of California, Los Angeles School of Law J.D. (2021)

University of Notre Dame B.A., Sociology and Africana Studies (2018) with honors, Dean’s List, QuestBridge Scholar, Annextad Scholar, Alpha Kappa Delta Scholar, Societas Africana Honor Society


California (2021)

Professional & Community Activities

Human Trafficking Legal Network, Legal Clerk (2018)

University of Notre Dame, Academic Tutor (2016-2018)

National Society of Black Engineers, Vice President (2016-2018)

South Bend Boys and Girls Club, Academic Tutor (2014-2018)

Appalachia Service Project, team leader/Volunteer (2012-2019)

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