Margie has been a resident of Mendocino County since 1985. She received a B.S. in Business Administration from Loma Linda University in 1982, graduating magna cum laude and was the recipient of the President’s Award. She went on to receive her MBA with an emphasis in Marketing from the Henry W. Bloch School of Management, University of Missouri, Kansas City, graduating magna cum laude; and in 2019 graduated with honors from, Concord Law School. At Concord Law School, Margarita served as a Judicial Intern under Judge John Behnke, presiding judge for the Superior Court of Mendocino County during 2017. She also interned for Judge Jeanine Nadel, Judge Anne Moorman, and Judge Keith Faulder. She currently is working as a law clerk for Carter Momsen PC specializing in real estate law, estates wills and trusts, and civil litigation.