Fellow on Aging and Disability Justice


Denise is a 2018 graduate of the University of San Francisco School of Law. Previously, Denise worked at the Legal Aid Association of California, where she helped coordinate a Model Approaches grant project aimed at improving legal services for older Californians.  While in law school, Denise interned at the Medical-Legal Partnership for Seniors and provided research support for the Global Brain Health Institute.  Prior to joining the Consortium, she worked as a staff attorney/lawyering fellow for the UC Hastings Individual Representation Clinic.  She holds undergraduate degrees in journalism and Spanish.


  1. University of San Francisco School of Law 2018


  2. South Dakota State University 2007

    B.A., Journalism and Spanish