Lita Abella is a native of Southern California, born and raised in Hollywood. Lita earned a Juris Doctor from Western State University College of Law in Fullerton. Lita is a Senior Program Analyst at the State Bar of California, where she conducts outreach and is an MCLE presenter for the Lawyer Assistance Program (LAP). LAP assists law students, bar exam applicants, and attorneys with substance use and mental health issues. Prior to that, Lita worked as an investigator in the Office of Chief Trial Counsel where she investigated and assisted in the prosecution of attorneys for misconduct. She has been with the State Bar for over nine years.
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