Latasha Wells Amerson is an accomplished attorney, and Law Enforcement Professional who earned a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of West Los Angles School of Law, and was admitted to the Callifornia State Bar in 2006.
Amerson is an Adjunct Professor at California State University Dominguez Hills in the College of Business and Public Policy. She lectures several Criminal Justice courses including Criminal Justtice and the Community, Terrorism and Extremism, and Legal Foundations.
In 2012 Amerson was recognized as an Oustanding African American Woman in Law Enforcement by the Association of Black Law Enforcement Professionals, the Oscar Joel Bryant Foundation, and the California State Assembly.
Amerson is the Founder of the Latasha Wells Amerson Leadership Institute - Boardroom Leadership Academy, a youth mentoring 501 (c)(3) Non-Profit Organization, and Road Chicks Los Angeles, a womens support and leisure travel group. Amerson's efforts in the community date back to 10th grade when she founded the Kangol Kids and L.A. Sassettes Drillteams, giving the youth, including herself, an alternative option to less favorable activities in the community.
In 2016, Amerson was the recepient of the DangerMan Hero Award; a community service recognition honoring "People Making California Great." Amerson was also awarded the 2013/2014 Woman of the Year Award by the National Association of Professional Women.