Teresa A. Mata represents clients in a variety of legal matters to include employment law, labor law, school law, personal injury, general civil litigation and domestic relations cases. Ms. Mata regularly represents employers in state and federal district court cases. Ms. Mata prepares pleadings, motions, memoranda and performs legal research and analysis on a variety of legal issues.Ms. Mata obtained her undergraduate degree in English from the University of Kansas. The summer going into her senior year of undergraduate studies, Ms. Mata completed coursework in Spanish at Menendez Pelayo International University in Barcelona, Spain.While attending Washburn University School of Law, Ms. Mata was a three-year recipient of the Dawson Scholarship. Ms. Mata served as the Vice-President for the Washburn Law student organization, Equal Justice Works, where she helped organize and attend two separate public service trips to New Orleans, Louisiana. During those trips, Ms. Mata conducted sociological surveys, analyzed the juvenile justice system, interviewed local businesses and prepared ready-to-go projects in support of the proposed bill, Gulf Coast Civil Works Project, H.R. 4048. In the 2010 spring semester, Ms. Mata was awarded the Irvine E. Ungerman Award for her work in the Washburn Law Clinic.