Ginger L. Grimes is the 2016-17 Social Justice Fellow for Goldstein, Borgen, Dardarian & Ho. Prior to joining GBDH, Ginger clerked for the Honorable Daniel R. Foley of the Intermediate Court of Appeals for the State of Hawai‛i. Ginger graduated with pro bono high honors from the University of California, Irvine School of Law in 2015. During law school, Ginger volunteered for the Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center’s Workers’ Rights Clinic, Bet Tzedek Legal Services’ Housing and Impact Litigation unit, and Inner City Law Center’s Homeless Veterans team. Ginger won second place in the National LGBT Bar Association’s Michael Greenberg Student Writing Competition, and received the “3L Trailblazer Award” for her advocacy for gender-neutral bathrooms on UCI’s campus.
- J.D., cum laude, University of California, Irvine School of Law, 2015
- B.A., cum laude, Critical Theory and Social Justice, Occidental College, 2011
Bar and Court Admissions
State of California
State of Hawai‛i (inactive)
Professional Associations and Memberships
- California Employment Lawyers Association
- Hawaii Women Lawyers
- Law Clerk, Honorable Daniel R. Foley, Intermediate Court of Appeals for the State of Hawai‛i, 2015-2016
- Summer Associate, Strumwasser & Woocher LLP, 2014
- Volunteer Law Clerk, Bet Tzedek Legal Services, 2013-2014
- Extern, Inner City Law Center, 2013
Expert Analysis, Flawed Commentary Can’t Stop Trans Rights Momentum (with Raymond Wendell), Law360 (June 20, 2017).
Note, Masking the Reemergence of Immutability with “Outcomes for Children,” 5 UC Irvine L.Rev. 683 (2015).
Support Our Vets: Why the DOJ Should Adopt a Place of Celebration Rule, JURIST – Dateline (Sept. 28, 2013)