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Valerie Uribe

Valerie Uribe

Lecturer in Law

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699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Last Updated: August 16, 2018




Valerie Uribe works remotely for the University of California, San Francisco where she manages and negotiates a wide variety of business contracts and grants with U.S. and international companies. While at UC, she has developed strategic, creative solutions for the various stakeholders of an agreement. For problematic agreements, she advises doctors and department personnel of the business and legal risks of accepting such terms. Additionally, Uribe created and spearheaded the communication and partnership workshops for on-boarding new employees, and has mentored colleagues on how to thrive in a deadline driven, fast-paced environment.

Prior to working at UCSF, Uribe worked at a firm in Los Angeles with her primary focus on drafting numerous estate planning documents and court petitions to achieve clients’ goals. She also structured various real estate contracts. Additionally, Uribe formulated contract templates to boost efficiency in the firm.

Uribe earned her BA in Liberal Studies with an emphasis in Teaching from California State University Northridge, graduating summa cum laude. She then earned her JD from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where she was a public interest fellow and a member of the Phillip C. Jessup International Moot Court team. During her time at Loyola, Uribe received various awards for public interest, leadership and service, and advocacy.

After law school, Uribe moved to San Francisco where she served for the prominent Bar Association of San Francisco. She served on the Barrister’s Board of Directors from 2014-2015 and held the roles of co-diversity director from 2014-2016 and Barristers Club president in 2015. While on the board she launched efforts to increase diversity, initiated and materialized a boot camp program for new attorneys, and wrote several articles for San Francisco Attorney magazine.

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Los Angeles Times
January 15, 2020
Re: Wayne Sandholtz

Wayne Sandholtz, a faculty member part of both USC Gould and USC Dornsife, wrote an op-ed discussing how Trump is “a few steps from becoming a new kind of autocrat –an elected one.” He analyzes how Trump’s strategies and actions mirror those of other elected autocrats, naming Viktor Orban, Vladimir Putin, and Rodrigo Duterte as examples.

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