Tanya D. Alsheikh is an associate attorney with Chain | Cohn | Stiles, focusing on personal injury cases.

Tanya was raised in Bakersfield, attending Stockdale Christian School and Bakersfield Christian High School. She received her bachelor’s degree from Loyola Marymount, and her Juris Doctorate from University of San Diego School of Law. During her time at University of San Diego School of Law, Tanya was honored as an associate board member of the school’s competitive moot court team.

Before joining the firm, Tanya served as a legal assistant, legal intern and law clerk for firms in Los Angeles, San Diego and Bakersfield. She worked as a student attorney at the University of San Diego Education and Disability Clinic where she was responsible for meeting clients who could not afford legal counsel. Her responsibilities also included counseling clients, representing them and their interests during meetings, and if necessary, filing a complaint and preparing for formal mediation and hearings.

Tanya is involved in various activities at Saint George Greek Orthodox Church in Bakersfield. You can find her, for example, serving food at the annual Greek Food Festival, which benefits church and other community projects. She is fluent in Arabic.

Education

  • Loyola Marymount University, B.A. 2012
  • University of San Diego School of Law, J.D. 2016

Admissions

  • California

Associations

  • Kern County Bar Association