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Luz E. Herrera

Luz E. Herrera

Texas A&M University School of Law
Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Experiential Education
Fort Worth, TX, USA


Luz E. Herrera is the Assistant Dean for Clinical Education, Experiential Learning and Public Service at UCLA School of Law. Dean Herrera promotes entrepreneurial efforts to address the access to civil justice gap. Her efforts are informed by her experiences in a community law practice and her ties to neighborhood lawyers. Before entering academia, Prof. Herrera ran her own practice and founded Community Lawyers, Inc., a non-profit organization that encourages access to affordable legal services and develops innovative opportunities for legal professionals in underserved communities. These experiences have influenced her scholarship that promotes legal “low bono” service delivery models and post-graduate support programs for lawyers starting their own law firms.

Dean Herrera currently serves as special advisor for the American Bar Association’s Commission on Hispanic Legal Rights and Responsibilities. She was a member of the Task Force on Admissions Regulation Reform that has developed the implementation standards for new admissions standards requirements for California lawyers. Prior to her current position, Dean Herrera was an assistant professor at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, a visiting clinical professor at the University of California, Irvine School of Law, a visiting professor at Chapman University School of Law and a Senior Clinical Fellow at Harvard Law School. In her various academic positions, Dean Herrera encouraged innovation and promoted access to justice through experiential learning. Dean Herrera is a graduate of Stanford University and Harvard Law School.

Luz E. Herrera is associated with the following items:
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Incubator Boot Camp: Tools for New Lawyers Looking to Go Solo, Wednesday, March 01, 2017, San Francisco, CA
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