Teresa is a long-time resident of New Haven and graduated from the University of Connecticut with her bachelor’s degrees and Juris Doctor. Prior to law school, Teresa traveled extensively and opened her own small business. In law school, Teresa served as an associate editor for the Connecticut Law Review, vice president of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association, and member of the Mock Trial Society. She was also a student intern at the University of Connecticut School of Law’s low-income taxpayer clinic, where she represented clients with a variety of tax problems in front of the IRS. In her free time, Teresa enjoys golfing, traveling, baking, and spending time with her dog, Dasher.