Rocío Toriz holds a Juris Doctor from the University of San Francisco School of Law, a Masters of Public Affairs from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of California at Berkeley. Ms. Toriz has been practicing employment law exclusively since 2006 and is a member of the California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA).
Ms. Toriz has provided numerous hours of pro-bono service with Centro Legal de la Raza in Oakland and the Legal Aid Society – Employment Law Center in San Francisco. Recently, Ms. Toriz was appointed to serve on the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Administration Committee of the Superior Court of California, County of Alameda.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Ms. Toriz served at various San Francisco non-profits, including as a Program Officer for The Hispanic Scholarship Fund, Development Director for The Central American Resource Center (CARECEN), and Program Manager for the International Institute of San Francisco.
Ms. Toriz's dedication to Plaintiff-side work stems from her personal experience and long standing commitment to serve those with limited access to the legal system.
Ms. Toriz speaks Spanish.