Lucero Chávez is a Staff Attorney at Public Counsel where she is part of the Immigrant Rights Project. Ms. Chávez represents unaccompanied children in immigration, asylum, family, delinquency, dependency, and probate proceedings.
She received her J.D. from UC Berkeley Law School in 2010. Ms. Chávez obtained a B.A. in American Literature & Culture and Chicana/o Studies from UCLA in 2007. She is the former Co-Chair of the Berkeley Law Raza Law Students Association, former President of the UC Student Association, worked on briefing for the Inter American Court with the Berkeley Human Rights Clinic, and is a long time volunteer with the YMCA Model Legislature and Court Youth and Government program. Ms. Chávez is also a Rockwood Leadership Institute Fellow with the Fellowship for a New California and native of Los Angeles coming from a working class immigrant family.