Admissions

  • California

Education

  • J.D., Santa Clara University
    • Certificate in Public Interest and Social Justice Law
    • WitkinAwards in Family Law and Labor Law: Public Sector 
    • Herman and Edith Wildman Social Justice Law Writing Award
    • Bronze Pro Bono Award
    • T. Collins “Captain Hook” Scholarship for Public Service
    • Policy Research Fellow, Panetta Institute for Public Policy
    • Articles Editor, Santa Clara Journal of International Law, Vols. 14 and 15
    • Executive Board, Honors Moot Court Internal
    • Katherine & George Alexander Community Law Center’s Workers’ Rights Clinic
  • M.A., Area Studies (Latin America), University of London
  • B.A., Political Science and History, Notre Dame de Namur University
    • Minors in Spanish/Latin American Studies and Communications 
    • Summa Cum Laude
    • City of Belmont Community Service Award 
    • Board of Trustees Award of Excellence 
    • History and Political Science Department Academic Achievement Award 
    • President, Associated Student Body
    • Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society 
    • Alpha Mu Gamma Foreign Language Honor Society, Alpha Delta Chapter

Mallory A. Barr is an associate at Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, where she practices in a variety of fields, including false claims act litigation, consumer protection, financial elder abuse, employment law, and other complex civil litigation.

Ms. Barr received her J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law with a certificate in Public Interest and Social Justice Law.  Ms. Barr participated in various extracurricular activities at Santa Clara, including Honors Moot Court and the Santa Clara Journal of International Law.  Ms. Barr was awarded the Herman and Edith Wildman Social Justice Law Writing Award.  While attending Santa Clara, Ms. Barr had the honor of being a Policy Research Fellow at the Panetta Institute for Public Policy in Monterey, where she focused on immigration policy.  During law school, Ms. Barr continued to work full-time as a Litigation Paralegal and Law Clerk at Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, LLP.

Before law school, Ms. Barr graduated from the University of London with her M.A. in Latin America Area Studies, where her studies focused on development and security policies in the region.  Ms. Barr also graduated Summa Cum Laude with her B.A. in Political Science and History from Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU).  She also had the honor of receiving the Belmont Student Community Service and Leadership Award from the City of Belmont and the Board of Trustees Award of Excellence at graduation.  While attending NDNU, Ms. Barr served as the President of the Associated Students of NDNU and held a variety of other Student Life and Leadership positions.

Publications

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association

San Mateo County Bar Association

Consumer Attorneys of California

Irish American Bar Association