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Gautam Jagannath

Founder and Executive Director

Gautam Jagannath is a leading innovator and founding director of Social Justice Collaborative. Gautam was certified by the State Bar of California as an Immigration & Nationality Law expert.

Gautam is an adjunct professor at University of San Francisco’s Masters in Migratory Studies program and sits on the Board of Directors for the Bay Area chapter of the National Lawyer’s Guild and the South Asian Bar Association. He is an active part of various progressive legal movements.

Gautam speaks Spanish and Tamil. He is a member of the California Bar, the Northern District of California, the Central District of California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Gautam also is an alumnus from the One Justice Executive Fellowship Program and is the recipient of the prestigious Roddenberry Fellowship focusing on immigrant and refugee rights. Gautam speaks at many different symposiums and forums on immigration law and refugee issues.

JD – Northeastern University School of Law, 2012

MAe – Alliant International University, 2012

BS – University of California, Davis, 2007