Stephanie Dominguez is a member of the California Employment Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association. She is admitted to practice law before all California State Courts, as well as the United States District Court, Central District.
Ms. Dominguez received her Bachelor of Arts with High Honors in Criminal Justice from California State University, San Bernardino. While at Cal State San Bernardino, she was on the Dean’s Honor List every quarter and was the President of the National Criminal Justice Honor Society. She also received the President’s Volunteer Service Award for her work at the American Postal Workers Union.
Ms. Dominguez graduated with a Juris Doctorate from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law with Outstanding Achievement for her Pro Bono work. During her time as a student at UC Hastings, Ms. Dominguez joined the Legal Aid Society – Employment Law Center, where she counseled clients at the Workers’ Rights Clinic. She also served as the student representative and Vice President of the Hastings Public Interest Law Foundation and as a student volunteer for the Justice & Diversity Center’s Legal Advice and Referral Clinic, the Hastings Homeless Legal Services Clinic, and the General Assistance Advocacy Project. Ms. Dominguez competed in the Roger J. Traynor California Appellate Moot Court Competition. She received the Hastings David E. Snodgrass Competition Award for outstanding oral advocacy.
Ms. Dominguez is the author of Family Responsibilities Discrimination in the Public Sector: Maximizing the Use of Section 1983 to Enforce Constitutional Rights, 44 Hastings Const. L.Q. 315 (2017). She served as a Senior Supervising Editor of the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly.
After graduating from law school, Ms. Dominguez worked for Millard Administrative Representation, where she assisted in employment cases before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. She also began working for McNicholas & McNicholas LLP on a federal class action.
In her spare time, Ms. Dominguez enjoys playing Sudoku and practicing mixed martial arts.