Mr. Bracamontes is teaching Housing Litigation and Policy. Mr. Bracamontes maintains an active civil practice and is a plaintiff’s attorney who helps individuals in landlord-tenant, employment, personal injury and civil rights matters. Specifically, Mr. Bracamontes has successfully handled cases involving tenants suing their landlord for unsafe or unsanitary living conditions, mold, lack of heat, and water intrusion. Many of Mr. Bracamontes’ current cases focus on representing multiple tenants in the same building that have experienced harassment or retaliation from their landlord.
With respect to employment cases, Mr. Bracamontes has successfully represented employees that have been unfairly discriminated against due to race, ethnicity, pregnancy, and gender. Mr. Bracamontes has also successfully handled sexual harassment matters.
As to personal injury matters, Mr. Bracamontes has dealt with a wide range of injuries from carbon monoxide poisoning, car accidents, lead poisoning, and police brutality.
Mr. Bracamontes has provided trainings and/or spoke at the California Rural Legal Assistance Annual Housing Seminar, Consulate General of Mexico – Labor Rights Week, UC Hastings Women Law Journal, Employment Discrimination of H.I.V.-Positive Persons, Twitter, Inc., and City College of San Francisco.
Mr. Bracamontes earned his Juris Doctor degree from Berkeley Law, where he volunteered at the Worker’s Rights Clinic and was a member of the La Raza Law Journal and officer of the Native American Law Students Association. He currently serves on the boards of Consumer Attorneys of California and California Rural Legal Assistance. Mr. Bracamontes is also a contributing author to the California Eviction Defense Manual, CEB.
J.D., Berkeley Law (2005)