Chief Operations Officer at Wilshire Law Firm
Rita Mims is the Chief Operations Officer and leads the executive operations department at Wilshire Law Firm’s Los Angeles offices. Centrally responsible for the business activities of over 130 legal professionals, Rita oversees the successful execution of the firm’s day-to-day business, ensuring that our clients receive legal services that consistently exceed their expectations.
Rita possesses a diverse and extensive legal background that has allowed her to develop and implement creative growth opportunities at Wilshire Law Firm while streamlining business processes. With more than 15 years of significant experience in the legal field, her leadership has proven instrumental in helping Wilshire Law Firm secure a roster of talented litigators.
Rita’s comprehensive legal industry knowledge has allowed her to solve complex financial, resource, and risk management issues for the firm, with Rita excelling at communicating difficult concepts in an easy to comprehend manner.
Rita is a member of several legal associations, including: the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators (GLAALA); the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA); and the California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA).
Rita graduated from San Francisco State University with a Speech Communication degree before obtaining her Paralegal Certificate from New York University. She holds a Master of Arts in Humanities with an Emphasis in History and Political Science from Mount Saint Mary’s University in Los Angeles.
Licenses & Certifications
- ABA-approved Paralegal Certificate, New York University
Professional Affiliations and Leadership Roles
- Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators (GLAALA)
- California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA)
- Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA)
- M.A., Mount Saint Mary's University
- B.A., San Francisco State University