Ms. Khalife is a Senior Associate in Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara, LLP’s Newport Beach office. She was born and raised in Southern California and was fortunate to complete her education without leaving home.
During her law school career, Ms. Khalife participated in the Moot Court Honors Board and Trial Advocacy Honors Board. She received the Grace Jamra Scholarship and the Dean’s Merit Scholarship, and CALI award for Legal Writing. Ms. Khalife’s accolades during her legal career include Super Lawyers Rising Star from 2020-2022; OC Business Journal Attorneys of Distinction (2017); and OC Women Lawyers Association Everyday Hero Award (2017).
Ms. Khalife’s background as a Muslim-American has helped her understand the profound religious undertones present in some divorces. She has used this knowledge to navigate clients through these sensitive topics. She has also provided MCLE courses on the topics of cultural considerations in divorce and divorce mediation. Ms. Khalife is fluent in the Arabic language (both written and spoken).
Ms. Khalife enjoys being an active member of her community and serving as a mentor to the youth. As part of her initiative, Ms. Khalife spends time educating community members on the law and speaking on panels across the country regarding success, careers, and the integration of culture/religion and the law.
In her spare time, Ms. Khalife enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, cooking, and working out.