Michelle Uzeta has specialized in civil rights advocacy since 1993, with special expertise in disability rights and fair housing law. She currently litigates cases throughout the State of California with the Center for Disability Access and the Housing Access Project.
Through the Law Offices of Michelle Uzeta, Michelle writes and lectures on disability rights and fair housing law, and authors amicus curiae briefs regarding the same.
Michelle's prior experience includes serving as the Legal Director of the Disability Program at Loyola Law School’s Public Interest Center, Litigation Director of the Southern California Housing Rights Center and Associate Managing Attorney of the Los Angeles Office of Disability Rights California.
Michelle is a graduate of Stanford University, where she earned a bachelor's degree in human biology, and of the University of California at Davis, where she earned her juris doctorate and certification in public interest law.
Michelle is admitted to practice before the state courts of California and Hawai'i, the United States District Court for the Northern, Eastern, Central, and Southern Districts of California, and the United States Court of Appeal for the Ninth and Tenth Circuits.