AGC Law Firm
Southern California
13181 Crossroads Pkwy North
Suite 400 - West Tower
City of Industry, CA 91746
tel 562.699.5500 fax 562.692.2244
Northern California
6525 Washington Street Suite 12
P O Box 4016
Yountville, CA 94599
tel 707.944.0540 fax 707.944.0580
Marina L. Ramirez
Senior Associate

 Marina L. Ramirez is a Senior Associate with Alvarez-Glasman & Colvin representing school districts, cities, police departments, and special districts with a focus on labor and employment, and governance and leadership.

Prior to joining AGC, Ms. Ramirez represented school districts, county offices of education, county and city agencies in matters related to labor and employment, bargaining and negotiations, governance and leadership, technology, Title IX, litigation, facilities and business, investigations, student services, special education, and implications of marijuana.

Ms. Ramirez works closely with City Managers, Police Chiefs, Superintendents, Board members, and other administrators to ensure school district board policies and administrative regulations are updated and compliant with current federal and state law. Ms. Ramirez guides clients through applicable legal authorities, including the Education Code, Government Code, California Code of Civil Procedure, California Public Records Act, EERA, FERPA, ADA, IDEA, FEHA, Title IX, Title VII, California Tort Claims Act, Brown Act, California Administrative Procedures Act, a diverse array of school district board policies, administrative regulations and collective bargaining agreements, and other relevant case law and federal and state statutes and regulations.

Ms. Ramirez received her Juris Doctorate from the University of the District of Columbia, David A. Clarke School of Law, and earned her Bachelor of Arts in Mexican-American Studies and Africana Studies, from the University of Arizona. While in law school, Ms. Ramirez was an Associate Editor for the UDC Law Review and President of the Latino/Law Student Association.

 EDUCATION

  • Juris Doctor, University of the District of Columbia, David A Clarke School of Law
  • Bachelor of Science, Sociology with Visiting Scholar, Magdalen College, University of Oxford
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Arizona
  • Visiting Scholar, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

ADMISSIONS

  • California State Bar (2015)
  • United States District Court, Central District of California

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Public Agency and Municipal Law
  • Transactions
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Employment Law
  • Public Records Act and Brown Act Compliance
  • Education Law