Cesely Westmoreland, Esq.
Registered In-House Counsel
Cesely Westmoreland, Esq. currently serves as Registered In-House Counsel for KIPP SoCal Public Schools. Prior to joining KIPP LA, Cesely served as Senior Attorney/Chief Public Defender for the Clark County Public Defender’s Office in Las Vegas, Nevada for almost 9 years. Cesely has years of experience with Education Law, Criminal Law, Juvenile Law, Family Law, Contract Law, negotiations, mediation, litigation, and many other areas of law. Cesely is very proud to have been born and raised in Inglewood, California. Cesely holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley (Go Cal Bears!), a Master of Arts degree in Psychology from Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology, and a Juris Doctor degree from Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. Cesely is a member of the Nevada Bar and registered as In-House Counsel for KIPP SoCal Public Schools with the California Bar.