Ms. Basola received her undergraduate degree in Business Administration/Marketing from Bradley University in 1994. In addition, she attended the University of Copenhagen in Copenhagen, Denmark and completed its International Business program. Ms. Basola attended The John Marshall law School in Chicago, Illinois and received her Juris Doctor degree in 1999.
Ms. Basola was licensed to practice law in Illinois in 1999, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in 2000. She received her license to practice law in California in 2004 and is also admitted in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Ms. Basola is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association.
Ms. Basola has been employed with Krohn & Moss, Ltd. Consumer Law Center® since December 2001. During her employment with Krohn & Moss, Ltd. Consumer Law Center®, she has represented thousands of consumers in California and Illinois in Lemon Law, breach of warranty and fraud claims. She has represented consumers in hundreds of arbitrations and mediations and has been first-chair in approximately 25 jury trials.
Ms. Basola has also prepared appellate court briefs in both Illinois and California and has argued before the California Court of Appeals in a breach of warranty case.
Prior to her employment at Krohn & Moss, Ltd. Consumer Law Center®, Ms. Basola was employed by a Chicago law firm from May 2000 through December 2001, handling compliance work and residential real estate claims and from May of 1999 through May of 2000, Ms. Basola litigated over 60 arbitrations and 10 jury trials while employed by a personal injury firm in Chicago, Illinois.