Staff Attorney

Michelle Natividad Rodriguez
mrodriguez@nelp.org
(510) 663-5705
Oakland, California Office

Areas of expertise
Criminal Records and Employment

Biography
Michelle joined NELP in 2010.  She currently works on eliminating unfair barriers to employment of people with criminal records.  Before joining NELP, Michelle was a Senior Staff Attorney at Public Advocates, a non-profit legal advocacy organization, where she advocated for low-income communities and people of color primarily in the area of educational equity.

Education
J.D., Columbia Law School
B.A., University of Texas at Austin