Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Ms. Bowden is a California native. Upon graduation from Mission San Jose High School, Ms. Bowden headed to southern California where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1998.
After working in digital media and marketing for a few years, Ms. Bowden moved to Sacramento and acquired her Master of Science degree in criminal justice at California State University, Sacramento. In 2007, Ms. Bowden earned her Juris Doctor, with great distinction, from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.
While a student at McGeorge, Ms. Bowden was Chief Legislation Editor of the McGeorge Law Review and achieved membership in both the Traynor Honor Society and the Order of the Coif. She received Witkin awards for academic excellence in multiple subjects including Professional Responsibility, Legal Process and Mediation. She also worked as an intern for the Placer County District Attorney’s office and McDonough Holland & Allen PC.
In 2008, Ms. Bowden continued her career in civil litigation with an established local firm. During that time, she obtained excellent results for her clients in the areas of professional liability defense, insurance bad faith defense, business litigation and appellate work. Ms. Bowden joined the Arnold Law Firm in the summer of 2016 and currently engages in civil litigation, emphasizing personal injury. She has also litigated employment and class action lawsuits while with the firm.
When Ms. Bowden is away from the office, she enjoys hiking, traveling, and spending time with her family.
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, Juris Doctor with Great Distinction:
Order of the Coif, Traynor Honor Society and Dean’s Honor Roll
Board of Editors – Chief Legislation Editor, McGeorge Law Review
Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Mediation, Professional Responsibility, Legal Process, International Criminal Law and Community Property
California State University, Sacramento, M.S., Criminal Justice:
Alpha Phi Sigma
University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, B.A. Sociology
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California State Bar, 2007
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Sacramento County Bar Association (SCBA)
Women Lawyers of Sacramento
Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association of Sacramento
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