Biography

Deep Kaur Jodhka is a Staff Attorney with Bay Area Legal Aid's Economic Justice unit in Oakland, California where she provides Social Security and SSI advocacy for low-income clients with disabilities, with a specific focus on assisting individuals who are currently or formerly incarcerated in county jail. Prior to working in the Economic Justice unit, Deep worked as a reentry attorney, providing wrap-around civil legal services to formerly incarcerated individuals and veterans in areas such as housing and public benefits. In her free time, Deep serves on the working board of Sikh Family Center, an organization devoted to providing meaningful access to resources for immigrant families in the United States. She is a graduate of University of California, Berkeley School of Law and received B.A. degrees in Chemistry and Communication from University of California, Davis.