Ethan Van Buren, Esq., is a distinguished alumnus of UCLA School of Law, where he attained dual specializations in Critical Race Studies and Public Interest Law & Policy.
During his tenure at UCLA, Ethan stood out as the Comments Editor for the prestigious UCLA Law Review and a dedicated Staff Member of the UCLA Criminal Justice Review. His commitment to excellence extended to his involvement with the Moot Court Honor Society. Ethan's academic prowess was acknowledged through multiple accolades, including being a recipient of the Dean’s Merit and Josephine Vaughn Cooper Scholarships for his exceptional scholarly achievements. His dedication to justice was further exemplified through his participation in the UCLA Veterans Justice Legal Clinic.
Post-graduation, Ethan embarked on a distinguished path, beginning with a clerkship for The Honorable Magistrate Judge Lois Bloom of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. In this role, he skillfully managed a substantial portion of the Court's caseload. His responsibilities extended to in-depth research of intricate legal matters, drafting of orders, reports, and recommendations for dispositive motions. This experience equipped him with a profound understanding of complex legal issues and a precise command of the legal drafting process.
Prior to joining the present firm, Ethan's professional journey included a tenure at a boutique law firm. There, he honed his legal skills by practicing criminal defense and engaging in complex commercial litigation, establishing a reputation for his comprehensive legal acumen.
Ethan Van Buren's trajectory is marked by his exceptional academic achievements, his hands-on contributions to the legal community, and his dedication to championing justice. Through his multifaceted experiences and diverse expertise, he stands as a testament to the transformative impact of dedication, scholarship, and practical application in the legal field.