LRIS Welcomes New Immigration Case Coordinator

Carlos Pinzon Hamilton

Carlos Pinzon Hamilton

The San Francisco-Marin Lawyer Referral and Information Service welcomed Carlos Pinzon-Hamilton in December 2015 as its new Immigration Case Coordinator.

Pinzon-Hamilton is responsible for organizing and admin-istering the Attorney of the Day immigration court calendar for the unrepresented families and unaccompanied minors on the expedited dockets, and screening and referring cases for pro bono representation as part of the San Francisco Immigrant Legal Defense Collaborative.

He received a Masters in US Legal Studies at Golden Gate University School of Law in 2013 and in 2015 earned a Masters in Law at University Autonomous of Mexico (UNAM) in Mexico.

Pinzon-Hamilton is a licensed attorney in Mexico and before joining BASF, he was the coordinator of the Immigrant Children Project at a nonprofit organization in Palo Alto. He was also an active volunteer for the Justice & Diversity Center, where he was recognized as an Outstanding Volunteer in 2013 for his work as an interpreter.

Learn more about the Attorney of the Day program and SFILDC at www.sfbar.org/sfildc.