As the nation embraces the rich tapestry of Latinx culture during Hispanic Heritage Month, the “Law & Order Me Some Tacos” podcast presents a compelling listening experience. In this special six-episode season, we proudly shine a spotlight on extraordinary individuals whose stories resonate with the Latinx experience in the world of law. Each episode serves as a testament to resilience, determination, and unwavering commitment to justice, offering a profound exploration of how these remarkable guests have carved their paths in the legal profession. Join us on this journey of discovery and celebration, where we honor the contributions and journeys of these inspiring individuals.
Episode 10: “Teresa Sánchez Gordon: A Journey of Determination”
Teresa Sánchez Gordon’s journey from Mexico to the United States, her pursuit of education, and her unexpected path to law school are explored in this episode. Teresa’s story embodies resilience, determination, and the relentless pursuit of a more just and equitable world.
Episode 11: “Silvia Argueta: The Power of Community and Connection”
Silvia Argueta, Executive Director at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, shares her journey and the transformative power of community and connection. Her story is a testament to resilience and an unwavering commitment to fostering positive change.
Episode 12: “Connie Pardo: The Fight for Justice and Activism”
Connie Pardo, a Workers’ Compensation Attorney, and her late husband, Frank Muñoz, a civil rights attorney, are celebrated for their impact on the legal profession and their involvement in activism. This episode sheds light on their lives and their tireless fight for justice.
Episode 13: “Cindy Lopez: Advocating for Representation in the Legal Community”
Cindy Lopez, a passionate attorney with over two decades of experience, discusses her dedicated work in prosecuting doctors for sexual misconduct and also her important work as Founder of Legal Education Access Pipeline, Inc. (LEAP). Her unwavering commitment to developing access to the legal profession for the underrepresented is truly commendable.
Episode 14: “Alma Puente: A Commitment to Justice and Community”
Alma Puente, an immigration attorney and city council member for El Monte, shares her dedication to her community and the unwavering defense of the rights of vulnerable individuals. Alma’s journey is a compelling narrative of advocacy, community engagement, and her steadfast efforts to safeguard those in need.
Episode 15: “Justice Hernaldo J. Baltodano: Triumph Over Adversity”
In this episode, listeners will hear the remarkable journey of Associate Justice Hernaldo J. Baltodano, from his roots as a Nicaraguan immigrant to his role as an appellate judge. Justice Baltodano’s story serves as an inspiring testament to unwavering determination, overcoming adversity, and his relentless commitment to upholding the principles of justice.
Law & Order Me Some Tacos is a twice-a-month podcast that is available on all major podcast platforms. Each episode is approximately 30-45 minutes long and features Sandra C. Muñoz discussing employment law, her personal experiences, and the experiences of her guests.