Linda Hanten was born in Rock Springs, Wyoming and lived in Wyoming and Utah before moving to California. Ms. Hanten is of Mexican, European and Japanese descent. She attended college at Santa Clara University and graduated from law school at Santa Clara University in 1974. She is admitted to practice law in California and Washington, DC, and before the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Ninth and Tenth Circuits of the U.S. Court of Appeals. Ms. Hanten has served as an Associate Attorney for the California Rural Legal Assistance in Ceres, CA, a staff attorney with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (“MALDEF”) in San Francisco, CA, a Deputy General Counsel in the Legal Services Corporation in Washington, DC, and a Hearing Officer and a Vice Chair of the DC Human Rights Commission, a partner in the law firm of Valadez and Hanten in Washington, DC and is currently a partner in the law firm of Harrigan and Hanten. Her areas of practice include Immigration and Naturalization Law, Employment Law and Non-Profit Organizations. She is married and has two sons and a daughter.
Harrigan & Hanten, P.C.