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Jodie Berger

Jodie Berger

Legal Services of Northern California
Regional Counsel
Vallejo, CA, USA

Jodie Berger is Regional Counsel for the Legal Services of Northern California (LSNC).  She assists LSNC staff and advocates statewide by co-counseling, mentoring, providing technical assistance, strategizing cases and conducting trainings.  Jodie participates in several statewide workgroups and advisory committees, including those addressing issues of: automation, Civil Rights Bureau, Fraud, Sanctions, and Support Services.  She was the former Chair of the State Bar Association's Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services, and the current Co-Chair of the Administrative Agency Subcommittee of the Access to Justice Commission.

Prior to joining LSNC, Jodie worked for 5 years as the Project Director of the Welfare-to-Work Advocacy Project at the Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center (LAS-ELC).  In this capacity, she addressed employment-related issues of welfare-to-work programs.  That work was preceded by more than 10 years of providing direct legal services and performing impact work (litigation and policy) as a Legal Services attorney specializing in public benefits.

Ms. Berger received her law degree from Cornell Law School, and her B.A. from UC Berkeley.

Jodie Berger is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters California Department of Social Services Administrative Hearings Outline - Representing the Pro Bono Client: Advocacy Skills for Administrative Hearings 2017, Wednesday, September 20, 2017

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