Pamela S. Townsend is Special Counsel in the San Diego office and a member of the firm’s Labor, Employment and Personnel and Students and Special Education Practice Groups. Prior to joining DWK, Pam volunteered as an attorney with the Family Justice Center Legal Network where she counseled and represented underprivileged victims of domestic violence through the restraining order process. While in law school, Pam was a law clerk at a San Diego-based law firm. In this position, she gained extensive experience handling a wide range of civil litigation matters at various stages including conducting substantial legal research, drafting dispositive motions, drafting strategy memoranda, and assisting with trial preparation, mediation conferences, and court appearances. Pam also assisted in the representation of public entities including San Diego Unified School District.