Brandie received a B.A. from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 2005, with a major in Legal Studies, and a minor in Film. Then in 2009, Brandie graduated with her J.D. from John F. Kennedy University School of Law. Following that she was admitted to the California State Bar in December 2009.
While in law school, Brandie completed over 1500 hours of public interest legal work. After graduating Brandie began practicing law, focusing on all aspects of immigration, criminal defense, and civil litigation. Brandie has substantial experience representing clients. Her experience includes Social Security/benefit matters, requests for reasonable accommodations, pre-eviction matters, immigration matters, and criminal and post-conviction relief.
Brandie joined ILRCSF in September 2018. She supervises ILRCSF’s legal services program. ILRCSF’s legal services program offers full scope and pro se representation for individuals with disabilities between the ages of 18 to 59 who reside in San Francisco. Our legal services program focuses primarily on Social Security matters, pre-eviction issues, and reasonable accommodation requests.
Brandie is passionate about advocating for under-served and marginalized individuals and educating people about their rights.