Lawrence S. Joe, a graduate of UCLA School of Law and School of Public Affairs, has joined Garcia, Hernandez, Sawhney & Bermudez, LLP as an associate in the Los Angeles office. Mr. Joe will bring his experience and specialties in pubic law, redistricting law, and voting law to serve the firm’s public agency and school district clients.
He most recently served as the Project Director for the California Participation Project, a project of Community Partners, where he collaborated with nonprofit organizations and public agencies throughout Los Angeles County to mobilize non-profit organizations to promote voter engagement in Los Angeles County.
Mr. Joe has worked as a Law Clerk for the Asian Pacific American Legal Center (now called Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles), the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, and Public Counsel.
“We are very excited to bring Lawrence onto the team, and we are impressed with his dedication to serving his community as well as his legal skills” said Managing Partner Bonny Garcia “He is the embodiment of our motto: ‘First Rate Minds and First Rate Hearts’.”
Mr. Joe has also been a volunteer leader with the Chinatown Community for Equitable Development, an all-volunteer organization based in Los Angeles Chinatown which seeks to build grassroots power among low-income and immigrant communities.
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