Jose Alarcon co-teaches Introduction to the Lawyer-Client Relationship. He currently operates his own practice and provides services as a principal planner and legal counsel for an architecture and planning firm, focusing on permit processing and entitlement. He is actively involved with the Los Angeles HIV Law and Policy Project, conducting presentations and meetings with clients seeking debt relief. Prior to this, he was a staff attorney at Bet Tzedek Legal Services where he managed a program on debtor’s rights and bankruptcy.
Alarcon earned his B.A. in Philosophy at UCLA and his J.D. from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. He was the recipient of the 2013 Jack H. Skirball Community Justice Award. His work has been featured in the Jewish Journal.