Gervi Cadimas emigrated to the U.S. from the Philippines as a young girl after her father passed away. She began volunteering with a domestic violence organization at the age of 15. Her experience there mentoring other young immigrants, and working with her family’s immigration attorney, helped her discover her drive for becoming an attorney. In her undergrad studies, Gervi graduated with magna cum laude honors and received the Dean’s Award, awarded to one out of 1,158 graduates in the college of business. In law school, Gervi received the CALI Excellence Award in her Employment Discrimination class. Additionally, she served as a judicial extern for Chief Justice Tani Cantil Sakauye. She also served on the board of the Client Advocacy Team and the First-Generation Legal Professionals at her law school. Gervi is a 3L at the University of San Diego School of Law.