Lisa Holder

Lisa is one of our panelists at “The Impact of Slavery on American Jurisprudence and Activism” on Thursday, February 21, 2019, in San Francisco.


1619_panel_Lisa_HolderLisa Holder is a nationally recognized, award-winning trial attorney who has been identified as a “Super Lawyer” by Los Angeles Magazine for four consecutive years.

She began her career as a criminal trial attorney in Los Angeles in 2000 providing skillful and effective representation to hundreds of individuals in a wide range of criminal matters.

She currently operates a civil rights practice that focuses on police abuse cases, workplace discrimination, wage and hour law,  and severance package negotiations.

She has been the Interim Legal Director for the Equal Justice Society in Oakland since November 2018.  Additionally, Ms. Holder is a recognized scholar.  She teaches the Civil Rights and Police Accountability Clinic at UCLA Law School.

Ms. Holder graduated from New York University School of Law in 2000, after obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree at Wesleyan University.