Ilissa Mira


Training and Technical Assistance


Senior Attorney

Mira is a Senior Attorney in CLINIC's Oakland, California, office, where her focus is Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. She provides training and legal support to member agencies and other organizations nationwide.

Prior to joining CLINIC, Mira was a clinical research attorney fellow at the California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation. During her fellowship she conducted outreach and education to rural communities, provided support to group application workshops and developed informational and best practices materials for both the public and legal service providers. She provided legal assistance to individuals applying for DACA and naturalization and represented U-visa and asylum applicants.

Mira is a graduate of the University of California, Davis School of Law and is a member of the California bar.