Candace T. Lam graduated cum laude from the University of New Hampshire with a B.A. in Communications and minor in Environmental Conservation. After college, she lived abroad and traveled extensively, ultimately landing in California. Ms. Lam first gained civil litigation experience as a legal assistant in a busy downtown Los Angeles law firm. She then went on to earn a J.D. from Santa Clara University, School of Law.
In law school, Ms. Lam was named Best Oral Advocate in Moot Court and served as Technical Editor of the Santa Clara Law Review. She earned the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Constitutional Law and led the Environmental Law Society as its President. She served as a summer extern in the Los Angeles Superior Court, where she attained firsthand experience ruling on law and motion. She also earned a High Technology Certificate for her study of intellectual property law and was chosen by Sun Microsystems to work as an intern in their Trademark Department. After law school and upon passing the Bar Examination, Ms. Lam was selected by the State Bar of California to grade the essay portion of applicant exams.
Ms. Lam began her attorney career practicing labor law and also litigating real estate and corporate matters. At Daley & Heft, Ms. Lam continues to handle a variety of cases, including wrongful death, premises liability, personal injury, sexual misconduct, and property damage. Her detail-oriented approach to each case has resulted in success for her clients at all stages of litigation.
In her free time, Ms. Lam likes to perform as a singer, hike in the beautiful outdoors, and play at the beach with her family. She also enjoys marathon and triathlon races, and appeared in Triathlete magazine.