Luisa Hernandez

Associate, Seattle

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Phone: (206) 287-1775
Fax: (206) 287-9113
Email: lhernandez AT pregodonnell.com
Vcard: vcard file

901 5th Ave., Suite 3400
Seattle, WA 98164

Areas of Practice

Professional Experience

Luisa Hernandez practices in a broad range of civil matters and brings to the firm an international perspective.

Prior to joining Preg O’Donnell & Gillett as an associate, Ms. Hernandez was a law clerk for the firm and also worked at the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s office providing trial support.  She spent her last semester of law school working for Justice Gonzalez at the Washington Supreme Court, which culminated with oral arguments in front of the Court.

During law school, Ms. Hernandez was the liaison to the Immigration Families Advocacy Program, part of the board of the Latinx law student association, and a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Board where she participated in multiple alternative Dispute Resolution competitions.  She also spent a summer in Spain taking a course in transnational business transaction, which concluded with oral argument in arbitration Court in Madrid.

Luisa firmly believes that the success of a team relies on the differences of the individuals, not in their similarities, understanding that those differences help bring a variety of different perspectives and experiences to the table.

Education

Ms. Hernandez earned her Juris Doctor from Seattle University School of Law in 2019 where she was the lead Editor of the Seattle Journal of Environmental Law.  Prior to law school, Ms. Hernandez attended University of California Riverside, where she received a Bachelor of Arts, History/Law and Society in 2016.

Admitted to Practice

  • Washington State (WSBA # 55682)

Professional & Community Activities

Luisa is a member of the Latina/o bar Association of Washington and the King County Bar association.

Luisa is contributing to the Washington State task force on gender and justice in the courts executive summary through the Washington State Supreme Court gender and justice commission.