Law Clerk

Sophia A. Bajwa

Profile

Sophia A. Bajwa was born in Brooklyn, New York but raised in Houston, Texas.  She attended the University of Houston and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a major in political science and minor in international business. During her undergraduate career, she held herself at the top of her class and was on the Dean’s List for a number of years. In addition to her academic excellence, she was also an active member of Phi Alpha Delta, a national Pre-Law Society.   She was an active leader on various projects, such as researching various education policies in America and conducting a full assessment of the failures and successes of “No Child Left Behind” and “project GRAD.” During her time in undergraduate, she also worked as an intern at her current practice at Scott, Clawater & Houston, LLP.

After obtaining her Bachelors of Arts degree, Mrs. Bajwa attended Houston College of Law (formerly South Texas College of Law) in downtown Houston. She continued to excel academically by being on the Dean’s List in law school as well, and she received multiple scholarships, including the prestigious Dean’s Merit Scholarship. Aside from academics, she was also an active member of Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors Society.

Mrs. Bajwa is also a trained mediator and received her certification from the Frank Evans Center for Conflict Resolution.  Additionally, Mrs. Bajwa worked at the Randall O. Sorrels Legal Clinics and gained extensive experience handling cases for human trafficking victims, refugees and asylum seekers.  Mrs. Bajwa also worked as a legal intern for probate matters. Furthermore, she worked for the Harris County District Attorney’s office in the felony division.

Despite her broad exposure to various aspects of law, Mrs. Bajwa always had an interest in medical malpractice and medical defense as she was raised in a family with multiple healthcare providers. Prior to stepping into the field, she was able to understand the challenges faced by healthcare providers and the nature of the medical legal system.  In her free time, Sophia likes to dance, cook, travel and spend time with her family.

Education

University of Houston

2012

B.A. Political Science major with International Business minor Graduated Magna Cum Laude

Houston College of Law

2015

Juris Doctorate