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Leah F. Simon-Weisberg

Leah F. Simon-Weisberg

Centro Legal de la Raza
Managing Attorney
Oakland, CA, USA


Leah Simon-Weisberg is the Managing Attorney of the Tenant Rights Program at Centro Legal de la Raza in Oakland.  Leah came from Tenants Together (TT) where she was the Legal Director. At TT, she managed the litigation practice which included class action and multi-plaintiff fair housing, habitability, tenant contract and consumer rights matters. She regularly provided technical assistance on rent control and drafted the ordinance that passed in Richmond, California in November 2017. Before joining Tenants Together, Leah was the Managing Attorney of the Anti-Predatory Lending and Home Mortgage Foreclosure Prevention Practice at Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto. Leah began her housing work in Los Angeles as the co-Executive Director of the Eviction Defense Network (EDN). At EDN, Leah litigated over 1,000 unlawful detainer cases on behalf of tenants facing eviction in Los Angeles County. Leah has extensive experience providing education to legal service providers on eviction defense and rent control.  Before attending law school at Northeastern University, School of Law, Leah worked for Senator Barbara Boxer in her San Francisco Office and served as a Peace Corp Volunteer in Morocco. Leah is presently an elected Berkeley Rent Board Commissioner.

Leah F. Simon-Weisberg is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Formal and Informal Discovery in Unlawful Detainers (PowerPoint slides) - California Eviction Defense 2.0: Beyond the Basics of Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2018, Wednesday, March 07, 2018
Web Segment  Web Segment Formal & Informal Discovery in Unlawful Detainers - California Eviction Defense 2.0: Beyond the Basics of Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2018, Thursday, March 08, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Formal & Informal Discovery in Unlawful Detainers - Formal & Informal Discovery in Unlawful Detainers, Thursday, March 08, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Formal & Informal Discovery in Unlawful Detainers - Formal & Informal Discovery in Unlawful Detainers, Thursday, March 08, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs California Eviction Defense 2.0: Beyond the Basics of Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2018, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, San Francisco, CA
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