Bay Area Legal Aid
Jessica Redditt is a Staff Attorney and Project Coordinator of the Alameda County SSI/SSDI Advocacy project at Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal). Since March 2014, Jessica has been providing direct legal services and public benefits advocacy to low-income clients with mental and physical health disabilities. She was instrumental in founding the Racial Justice Committee at BayLegal, which aims to improve race relations within the organization and promote racial justice principles across all areas of legal practice and employee recruitment, hiring, and retention. Prior to joining BayLegal, Jessica engaged in community-based advocacy at the Oakland City Attorney’s Office, provided direct representation to parents and children in dependency proceedings, and represented plaintiffs in civil litigation. She obtained her law degree from University of California Berkeley School of Law and her B.A. from Georgetown University.