Robert Cortez, Esq., Of Counsel

A native of Southern California, Robert Cortez is a passionate advocate who uses emerging technologies to promote social justice.  Robert has previously worked for New York City’s Pro Bono Net, Center for New York City Law, and the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office.  During law school, Robert was awarded the NYLS Public Interest Fellowship for two consecutive years.  Robert also served as a Judicial Extern for the Hon. Judge Budd G. Goodman of the New York County Supreme Court, Criminal Term.

Robert attended San Francisco State University where he earned his undergraduate degree with academic distinction.    He went on to earn his Juris Doctor degree from New York Law School, and his Master of Science degree from San Jose State University.  Robert is admitted to the State Bar of California and is an active member of the American Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the Fresno County Bar Association.