Leeor Neta runs the public interest programs at Golden Gate University School of Law. In this role, he provides career counseling and academic advising to students interested in seeking legal employment throughout the public interest and government sectors. He also manages the loan repayment assistance program and the pro bono program and acts as staff advisor to Golden Gate’s many public interest-related law student organizations. Leeor teaches practical skills courses such as Judicial Externships and Law & Leadership, and conducts public interest employer site visits for the Civil Field Placement Clinic.
Prior to joining Golden Gate, Leeor founded the City of East Palo Alto's first juvenile diversion program and served for two years as its Executive Director. His government experience includes work at the Office of the State Public Defender where he assisted in the direct appeal of death penalty convictions on behalf of indigent clients. Immediately prior to founding the East Palo Alto Youth Court, Leeor worked for WilmerHale where he litigated the successful state habeas petition of a man sentenced to die in the State of Alabama.
Leeor NetaDirector for Public Interest Programs
Office: 40 Jessie St., 5th Floor
Mail: 536 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105