DOWNEY - Local attorney Mazen Nabulsi has been appointed to the Cerritos College Foundation Board of Directors, school officials announced Wednesday.Nabulsi operates a law practice in Downey and specializes in contracts, personal injury and landlord-tenant law. He joins other community members and business leaders on the board in lending direction and oversight to the foundation's fundraising and scholarship distribution efforts. "We're pleased to have Mazen join the board," said Steve Richardson, executive director of the Cerritos College Foundation. "He brings to the board great knowledge and experience in campus-community relations which are invaluable to the foundation." Prior to opening the law firm in 2004, he worked for the San Diego District Attorney's Department of Child Support where he assisted with and prosecuted child support cases. He also provided legal advisement to San Diego County on claims filed against the county. Growing up in Downey, Nabulsi is not new to Cerritos College. He attended Cerritos College from 1989 to 1992. He served as student body president and as a student trustee from 1991-92. Nabulsi holds a bachelor's degree in political science from Pepperdine University and a law degree from California Western School of Law. "As a foundation board member, I hope to work with fellow members in expanding our community resource base and student alumni program in assisting with our educational programs and scholarships, so the doors of opportunities are open to our students today as they were for me when I attended Cerritos College," he said.
********** Published: October 4, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 25