DOWNEY -- Downey Councilmember Blanca Pacheco will take part in Rio Hondo College’s Pathway to Law School program this Thursday, a two-hour panel on law school and legal careers, ranging from civil rights to education law.
The event is open to all. Downey attorney Ricardo Perez, a Loyola Law School graduate, will moderate.
■ Blanca Pacheco, a Loyola Law School graduate who specializes in living trusts, probate, DUI and eviction cases;
■ Devon Rios, a UCLA School of Law graduate who concentrates on special education and advocacy;
■ Noreen Barcena, a University of La Verne College of Law graduate who focuses on civil and criminal law, family law and immigration issues; and
■ Claudia Osuna, a California Western School of Law graduate whose firm specializes in bankruptcy, personal injury, family law and criminal defense.
Rio Hondo College’s Pathway to Law assists underrepresented, first-generation students who are interested in pursuing legal careers. Rio Hondo College is one of 28 California community colleges in the program, launched in 2014.
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