Harvey H. Meza

Harvey H. Meza

Los Angeles, California

Areas of Practice

  • Discrimination


  • University of California, Irvine School of Law, Irvine, California
    • Juris Doctor - 2017
    • Honors: Dean’s Merit Scholarship
    • Honors: UCI Technology & Entrepreneurship Competition’s “Best Deal for Immune Modulation Corporation” and “Best Term Sheet” Awards
    • Honors: Pro Bono Award
    • Honors: Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund Law School Scholarship
    • Honors: Outlaw, President
    • Honors: National LGBT Bar Association, Regional Chair for Northern California, Montana, Oregon, and Washington
    • Honors: LGBT Bar Association of Los Angeles, Member
    • Honors: Spain-American Bar Association, Member
    • Law Journal: UCI Journal of International, Transnational, and Comparative Law, Former Staff Editor
  • University of California, Irvine, CA
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 2014
    • Honors: GPA 3.59/4.0
    • Honors: Outstanding Legal Scholar Award
    • Honors: Chancellor’s Award of Distinction
    • Honors: Order of the Merit
    • Honors: Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society
    • Honors: Outstanding Student Researcher Award
    • Honors: Law Forum Alumni Journal, Supervising Editor and Lead Author
    • Major: Criminology, Law & Society and Political Science
  • Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain - 2014

Published Works

  • “Withstanding the Test of Time: Cyber-Defamation and the Opinion Defense’s Role in our Modern Internet Mediums,”Law Forum Alumni Journal, Lead Author and Supervising Editor, 2012
  • Supervising Editor and Lead, Law Forum Alumni Journal, Irvine, CA, July 2013 – December 2013

Past Employment Positions

  • Collins, Collins, Muir + Stewart, Orange, CA, Summer Associate, May 2016 – August 2016
  • Manly, Stewart & Finaldi, Irvine, CA, Law Clerk, May 2015 – Present
  • Catalonia Department of Juvenile Justice, Barcelona, Spain, Legal Research Assistant, September 2013 – June 2014
  • Law Office of Russell J. Thomas Jr., Newport Beach, CA, Legal Intern, September 2012 – December 2012
  • University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, Financial Consultant, September 2009 – September 2014

Pro Bono Activities

  • Pro Bono Volunteer, Public Counsel Law Center, Los Angeles, CA, October 2010 – Present


  • Spanish
  • English
  • Catalan