Gladdys J. Uribe is the Principal and lead attorney with the Law Offices of Gladdys J. Uribe, an immigration law practice with offices in Los Angeles and Buellton, California. Gladdys grew up witnessing injustices committed against the immigrant community, which inspired her dedication to using the law as a tool for social justice.
Gladdys holds a J.D. from the UCLA School of Law, with concentrations in Critical Race Studies and Public Interest Law & Policy Programs, and a B.A. in Sociology from Occidental College. During her time at UCLA and Occidental, Gladdys served as Co-Chair for MEChA and the UCLA La Raza Law Student Association, as a board member for the UCLA Chicano-Latino Law Review, and interned with the Learning Rights Project and Catholic Legal Immigration Network advocating for children with learning disabilities and conducting “know your rights” presentations for immigrants in detention. Prior to attending law school, Gladdys worked for People Helping People, a local non-profit in the Santa Ynez Valley, during the day and taught English as a Second Language to adults in the evening.
Gladdys serves on the board of the Dunn School and on the MABA Civil Rights Committee. She previously served on the boards of the UCLA School of Law Marco Firebaugh Dream Fund, and the Mexican American Bar Association. She has been featured as a legal commentator on MundoFOX 22 and Univision.
Gladdys is the proud daughter of immigrant parents from Jalisco and Baja California, Mexico, and currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband Ismael and their daughter Shaila.