Linda was granted a full scholarship to Wayne State University, where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing Management. After graduating from Wayne State in 2013, Linda attended Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School in hopes of going into Corporate Law. Linda was on the board for the Environmental Law Society at Cooley, a member of the Saint Thomas More Society, and the Alternative Dispute Resolution teaching assistant for the Honorable Bryan H. Levy before earning her Juris Doctorate in January 2018.
In Fall 2017, Linda completed her Externship with the Rutkowski Law Firm, obtaining first-hand experience in the area of business law. She then accepted a position as the firm’s Law Clerk, where she has a number of responsibilities including: legal research; drafting and filing business documents; business formation; reviewing real estate matters; drafting trust amendments, codicils, demand letters, and more; reviewing contracts and writing memos based on her findings; and funding. Linda enjoys the opportunity to work on a wide range of legal matters, and her combination of attention to detail, patience, and organizational acumen allow her to excel in all of them.
Linda is active in the community. She has been a catechism teacher at her local church, where she began teaching at the age of 11. Outside of work, Linda enjoys spending time with family and friends, particularly her younger sister and niece. Originally from Iraq, Linda has lived in Michigan for 22 years.