SECRETARY – MARI BANDOMA CALLADO

SECRETARY – MARI BANDOMA CALLADO
Dolan Law Firm, PC

Mari Bandoma Callado is an associate attorney at the Dolan Law Firm, PC who represents plaintiffs in employment, personal injury and elder abuse matters.  Prior to joining the Dolan Law Firm, Mari represented employees in significant class action lawsuits involving minimum wage pay violations, improper denial of overtime pay and meal and rest breaks, and misclassification of employees as exempt and non-exempt. She also worked as a research attorney for the Honorable Judge Stuart Hing in the Superior Court of California, County of Alameda.

Mari has been an active member of FBANC since 2010 as a law student and has served on the FBANC board since 2013 as its Secretary, Membership Co-Director, Operations Director and Legal Clinics Director.  She also serves on FBANC’s Women’s Committee, Judiciary Committee and Scholarship Committee.  Mari was also one of the planning committee chairs for the West Coast Pinay Powerhouse Conference, a women's conference exclusively focused on the empowerment of Filipina attorneys and aspiring attorneys as leaders in law.   Mari is honored to have received FBANC’s Raymond L. Ocampo Jr. Family Scholarship in 2011 and co-emceed the 2012 FBANC Installation Dinner.

In addition to her work with FBANC, Mari volunteers at Legal Aid at Work’s Workers’ Rights Clinic.  She also serves on the California Employment Laywers Association’s Barrister’s Committee, the Consumer Attorneys of California’s Diversity Committee and the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association’s New Lawyers Division.

Mari graduated from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and was recognized for her Pro Bono work.  During law school, she served on the Hastings Race and Poverty Law Journal and was President of the Pilipino American Law Society and Employment Law Students Association.  She earned her B.A. in Ethnic Studies and minor in Education at the University of California, Berkeley.