LEGAL CLINICS CO-DIRECTOR – JORGIO CASTRO

LEGAL CLINICS CO-DIRECTOR – JORGIO CASTRO
Bay Area Legal Aid

Jorgio Castro is currently a Staff Attorney in the Economic Justice Unit at Bay Area Legal Aid, and focuses his practice on Social Security disability law, assisting applicants with major mental health conditions who are among the most vulnerable people in Alameda County. Jorgio is a 2015 graduate of UC Hastings College of the Law, where he focused on Health Law, publishing two scholarly research articles on mental health and the law. He served as a member of the Hastings Law Review, student government, and as External Vice President of the Pilipino American Law Students organization. He also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Susan Y. Illston in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. All while working two jobs on campus.

Jorgio attended UCLA and graduated with a B.A. in Political Science, International Relations. He was born and raised in San Francisco, roots for the Giants and Warriors, and just adopted a rescue dog named Champ. 

Contact Jorgio at jorgiocastro@fbanc.org