Shatti Hoque

Shatti Hoque (she/her) is a Temporary Staff Attorney (pending admission in California) in the Racial Economic Program at Legal Aid at Work. Shatti provides legal advice and representation to workers who have been wrongfully terminated or denied employment opportunities in violation of California’s Fair Chance Act, or who have experienced racial discrimination in the workplace. She… Continue reading Shatti Hoque

Bradan Litzinger

Bradan LitzingerFAIR Fellow Bradan Litzinger (he/him) is the 2022-2023 Foundation for Advocacy, Inclusion, and Resources (FAIR) Fellow in Legal Aid at Work’s Wage Protection Program and Racial Economic Justice Program.  Bradan represents workers who have experienced wage theft and workplace retaliation, who have been wrongfully denied unemployment insurance benefits, and who have been subjected to… Continue reading Bradan Litzinger

Shazzy Kamali

Shazzy KamaliStaff Attorney Shazzy Kamali (she/her) is a Staff Attorney in the Work and Family Program at Legal Aid at Work. Shazzy provides legal advice, presents trainings, and engages in policy advocacy to support new parents, survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, workers who are pregnant, and caregivers trying to access accommodations at work… Continue reading Shazzy Kamali

Sabina Crocette

Sabina CrocetteSenior Staff Attorney Sabina is a Senior Staff Attorney with the Racial Economic Justice Program since August 2022. Sabina provides legal services and training concerning individuals with criminal conviction histories that create barriers to living wage employment. Prior to joining LAAW as an attorney, Sabina was in private practice as a parole defense attorney,… Continue reading Sabina Crocette

Laura Alvarenga Scalia

Laura Alvarenga Scalia Staff Attorney Laura Alvarenga Scalia (she/her/ella) defends and promotes the rights of people with disabilities who face discrimination in employment and unequal access to government programs and services. Her works also includes legal intakes, community trainings, and legislative advocacy to advance the rights of people with disabilities. Laura first joined Legal Aid… Continue reading Laura Alvarenga Scalia

Lynnette Miner

Lynnette Miner Senior Staff Attorney Lynnette Miner (she/her/hers) joined Legal Aid at Work as a Senior Staff Attorney in the Gender Equity & LGBTQ Rights Program in January 2022. Before joining Legal Aid at Work, Lynnette was a Senior Staff Attorney with the Southern Poverty Law Center in Alabama, where she focused on class action… Continue reading Lynnette Miner

Sela Steiger

Sela Steiger Staff Attorney Sela (she/her) is a staff attorney in the Work and Family Program. She provides legal advice and representation to pregnant workers and new parents, workers struggling with family and medical crises, and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Sela also presents trainings on new parent and caregiving leave laws and… Continue reading Sela Steiger

Molly Lao

Molly Lao Skadden Fellow Molly Lao (she/her) is a Skadden Fellow with the Racial Economic Justice and Disability Rights Programs. Molly provides legal services to individuals whose criminal records and disabilities compound and intersect to create barriers to living wage employment. Through her fellowship, she will work to establish a medical-legal-social services partnership in Fresno.… Continue reading Molly Lao

Maria Tapia-Hernandez

Maria Tapia-Hernandez Senior Staff Attorney Maria Tapia-Hernandez is an attorney in the Community Legal Services Program, which provides free legal services to low-wage workers at over a dozen Workers’ Rights Clinics throughout California. The clinics provide workers who have been subjected to unlawful practices on the job with expert advice to improve their economic stability… Continue reading Maria Tapia-Hernandez