Parisa Ijadi-Maghsoodi

Parisa Ijadi-Maghsoodi
Phone: (619) 260-2342
Fax: (619) 260-6828
Office: Warren Hall 113G

Assistant Director, Public Service

  • JD, 2010, University of California, Davis School of Law
  • BS, 2007, University of Michigan
As the Assistant Director of Public Service at USD Law, Parisa Ijadi-Maghsoodi advises students and alumni to help launch their public interest and public sector careers, serves as a liaison to public service employers, and directs USD Law’s Pro Bono Program.
From 2010-2014, she served as a Staff Attorney and then a Managing Attorney for Legal Services of Northern California, where she practiced poverty law, representing low-income families in eviction and public benefits cases. From 2014-2017, she served as San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program’s Pro Bono Manager and Supervising Attorney, where she oversaw civil legal services for homeless veterans and persons with HIV/AIDS, and supervised attorneys on cases involving public benefits, health law, disability discrimination, and affordable housing. 
She is an active pro bono attorney and was awarded the Wiley W. Manuel Award and Distinguished Service Award by SDVLP in 2018. She serves as a volunteer member of the California Commission on Access to Justice Pro Bono Coordinating Committee, is a member of the National Lawyers Guild, and recently completed a two-year appointment to the State Bar’s Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services.