Prior to becoming an attorney, Schardé had a brief writing career as a freelance arts and entertainment, food, and society column journalist. She studied Broadcast Journalism at Cal State Fullerton, graduating valedictorian and summa cum laude, and obtained her law degree from Chapman Law School.
During law school, she served as a Student Ambassador and Vice President of the St. Thomas More Society. She gained experience drafting agreements and assembling corporate records for SAG ultra-low budget film productions, as well as worked in-house at a major sound-bar and smart-television design company. Schardé also clerked at a business litigation firm, where she expanded her knowledge and experience in a variety of breach of contract, unfair competition, and partnership disputes. Since 2020, she has defended insurance companies in complex civil litigation actions.
In her spare time, Schardé teaches raqs sharqi dance classes and enjoys baking desserts, watching classic movies on TCM, and spoiling her pug dog, Talulah.
U.S. District Courts of California, Central District
California State University, Fullerton (B.A.)
Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law (J.D.)