MARCO TOVAR | INTAKE AND CLINIC COORDINATOR

Marco graduated from Notre Dame de Namur University in May, 2017 with a BA in Political Science and a minor in Psychology (Honors). After taking a course on the Constitution, he became very interested in the law. Marco hopes to learn valuable skills while at CLSEPA that will be helpful as he seeks a JD. He was born and raised … Read More

JASON TARRICONE, ESQ. | DIRECTOR, HOUSING PROGRAM

Jason joined us in April 2013 after working at Goldstein, Borgen, Dardarian & Ho, where he represented plaintiffs in class action lawsuits in the areas of employment law and disability rights. Before that, he worked as a fellow at the Impact Fund, where he litigated civil rights class actions. Jason served as a law clerk to Judge Sidney Thomas of … Read More

MILAN SUNDARESAN, ESQ. | SENIOR ATTORNEY, IMMIGRATION PROGRAM

Milan Sundaresan emigrated from India at the age of eight with her family. She is a passionate immigrant rights advocate specializes in deportation defense proceedings. Milan holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from New York University, where she studied Politics, Spanish, and Economics. During law school, Milan traveled … Read More

JOYCE J. SONG, ESQ. | DIRECTOR, IMMIGRATION PROGRAM

Prior to joining us, Joyce worked as a US corporate associate at Linklaters LLP in London and was pro bono Project Advisor to the international human rights clinic at the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. She served as a Development and Advocacy associate for a Palestinian women’s rights agency and supported a consortium of … Read More

JENNIFER SMITH, ESQ. | MANAGING ATTORNEY, ECONOMIC ADVANCEMENT PROGRAM

Jennifer Smith works in the Economic Advancement Program, focusing on workers’ rights, consumer rights, and reentry issues. Jennifer has significant experience representing workers in a wide variety of employment -related matters. At the start of her career, Jennifer worked in the farmworker division of Texas RioGrande Legal Aid in Weslaco, Texas. There, she represented migrant farmworkers in legal disputes with … Read More

MISHA SEAY, ESQ. | MANAGING ATTORNEY, IMMIGRATION PROGRAM

Misha first joined our team in January 2015 as an Equal Justice Works Fellow sponsored by The Morrison and Foerster Foundation. Her project focused on providing legal representation to immigrant youth and creating a “juvenile docket” in collaboration with the San Francisco Immigration Court. Her current work focuses on deportation defense for adults and children, including immigrants in detention. She … Read More

DANIEL SAVER, ESQ.| SENIOR ATTORNEY, HOUSING PROGRAM

Daniel Saver has pioneered our community lawyering practice, which combines direct representation of individual families with legal support for broader efforts in the community to bring about long-term, systemic change. As part of this model, Daniel has cultivated deep, strategic partnerships with community organizers in order to contribute to a truly grassroots movement in which the people most affected by … Read More

FABIÁN SÁNCHEZ CORONADO | HOUSING RIGHTS FELLOW, HOUSING PROGRAM

Fabián Sánchez Coronado joined us in October 2018 as a Housing Rights Fellow. He is a graduate of UC Davis School of Law, where he participated in the Workers’ Rights and Immigration Law Clinics, and helped fundraise to support law students pursuing public interest work. Previously, he was an organizer with the United Farm Workers Foundation in Bakersfield, CA, working alongside … Read More

NAZANIN SALEHI, ESQ | STAFF ATTORNEY, HOUSING PROGRAM

Nazanin joined us in 2017 as a housing fellow to advocate for tenants’ rights and housing policy reform and resist the displacement of low-income and underserved communities. During her undergraduate studies, Nazanin became involved with the public service community on campus. Through her service in New Orleans, she became interested in practicing law at the intersection of racial justice and … Read More