Tomasene Knight, a native of San Francisco, received her B.A. in history from California State University, Sacramento. In 2013, Tomasene graduated Magna Cum Laude from University of San Francisco School of Law, where she was a member of the McAullife Honor Society and served as Articles Editor of the University of San Francisco Law Review. While in law school, Tomasene received CALI Awards for Excellence in Wills and Trusts, Contracts, Evidence, Torts, Jurisprudence, and International Employment Discrimination Law, as well as the award for Best Moot Court Brief. Tomasene joined ARCR in 2013.