Our Team

Team Leadership

Frank Fernández, Esq.

Founder

Pictured here in October 2019 at the LRCL offices, are Frank Fernández, Esq. and his wife, Carmen.  Frank is one of our agency founders and remains a core supporter of our office today.  Mr. Fernandez, together with fellow law student Al Borvice, Esq. and other Chicanx law students from the San Francisco Bay Area, founded La Raza Centro Legal in 1973. 

Amanda Alvarado Ford, Esq.

Managing Director

Amanda is pictured here with her son James, in Immigration Court in April 2019, after completing a merits hearing on behalf of a female Salvadoran client who was fleeing gender-based persecution.  The client’s asylum case was granted in May, 2019.