Virginia R. Villegas

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Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Villegas Carrera, Inc.
 | 3330 Geary Blvd, 2nd Floor West
San Francisco, CA 94118
Phone: 415-989-8000
Fax: 415-989-8028
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
  • Free Consultation
Attorney Profile

Attorney Virginia R. Villegas is the managing partner at Villegas Carrera, Inc., in San Francisco, California. Ms. Villegas primarily represents immigrant and low-wage individuals in San Francisco and throughout Alameda County, California. She has over 25 years of legal experience and has been involved in many significant cases.

Ms. Villegas represents workers who have been wrongly discriminated against because of age, disability, gender, gender identity, medical conditions, national origin, pregnancy-related conditions, religion and sexual orientation. Over the course of her career, she has successfully helped numerous workers protect their legal rights. In addition to her private practice, she volunteers with the Workers’ Rights Clinic through Legal Aid at Work.

A significant contributor to her legal community, Mr. Villegas is an adjunct professor at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. She is chair of the board of directors of the California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation and regularly speaks at continuing legal education seminars and Spanish language stations. Over the years, she has held leadership positions in several other organizations.

In recognition of her achievements, the San Francisco La Raza Lawyers Association and the Minority Bar Coalition presented Ms. Villegas with their unity award in 2000. She is a member of many legal organizations, including the San Francisco La Raza Lawyers Association, The State Bar of California, the Hispanic National Bar Association, the California Employment Lawyers Association and the National Employment Lawyers Association.

A cum laude graduate of Loyola Marymount University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree, Ms. Villegas went on to earn her law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of Law. She holds a license to practice law before all California state courts.

 
Practice Areas
  • 100%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Employment Law - Employer

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Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020

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About Virginia Villegas

Admitted: 1995, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.e-licenciados.com/attorneys/virginia-villegas/

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • California Private Attorney General Act (“PAGA”)
  • California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE)
  • U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
  • California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH)

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board of Directors of the AIDS Legal Referral Panel, Center for Young Women’s Development, San Francisco La Raza Lawyers Association, Discrimination Research Center and the Homeless Prenatal Program
  • Workers’ Rights Clinic of Legal Aid Society at Work and is a member of the California Employment Lawyers Association, National Employment Lawyers Association, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, NLG Labor & Employment Committee, Consumer Attorneys of California, San Francisco La Raza Lawyers Association, the Hispanic National Bar Association, and is a member of the California State Bar, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Sweatfree Procurement Advisory Group by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors
  • Board of the Directors of the California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation
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Office Location for Virginia R. Villegas

3330 Geary Blvd
2nd Floor West
San Francisco, CA 94118

Phone: 415-989-8000

Fax: 415-989-8028

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Last Updated: 9/17/2020

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