LINDA M. WERNER was born in Newport, Rhode Island. She was educated at Virginia Tech where she received a B.S. in Business Management in 1986. She received her law degree from Santa Barbara Colleges of Law in 2021. Ms. Werner was admitted to the California State Bar in 2021 and to the United States District Court, Eastern District of California, in 2022.

Prior to moving to Santa Barbara in 2016, Ms. Werner worked as a Victim Witness Advocate at the States Attorneys’ Office in Annapolis, Maryland. She also volunteered as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) in Anne Arundel County, Maryland.

Ms. Werner is a member of the State Bar of California, the Santa Barbara County Bar Association, and the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel.