Manuela Boucher-de la CadenaAssociate
Practice: Ms. Boucher-de la Cadena is pleased to represent the State’s educators through the California Teachers Association’s Group Legal Services Program. She also represents private employees in employment and discrimination matters.
Education: Ms. Boucher-de la Cadena is a 2019 graduate of UC Davis School of Law. Prior to law school she graduated with honors from Occidental College with a bachelor’s degree in History and a minor in Spanish.
Experience: During law school, Ms. Boucher-de la Cadena was a member of the Immigration Law Clinic, where she assisted clients in a variety of immigration matters, including family-based petitions and asylum claims. Additionally, she worked as a Teaching Assistant for both first year Criminal Law and Constitutional Law classes, and as a law clerk for Public Advocates, Inc. on education policy. During her third year she worked as a judicial extern for California Supreme Court Justice Goodwin Liu in San Francisco, where she focused on research and writing.
Prior to law school she worked for two years at the Alameda County Family Law Facilitators Office, assisting self-represented litigants.
Membership and Interests: Ms. Boucher-de la Cadena is a member of the Sacramento Bar Association, Cruz Reynoso Bar Association, and Women Lawyers of Sacramento. In her spare time, she enjoys trying new recipes, and is a particularly avid fan of any pasta-based dish. She is also a huge fan of dogs, and will stop to greet any furry friend.