Esther Teixeira joined CRD in 2023. Prior to joining the firm, she was a correctional officer in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. During her 15-year career, she worked in a variety of custody facilities, Sheriff’s Department station jails, and special units, including the Custody Operations Command division, and received two Sheriff’s Department commendations for quality of service.Ms. Teixeira is a commissioned officer in the United States Army Reserve, Judge Advocate General’s Corps. As a judge advocate, Ms. Teixeira possesses legal expertise in military criminal law, administrative law, and national security law.
Ms. Teixeira earned a BA in Political Science from UCLA and her JD from Southwestern Law School. During law school, she was a student advocate at the Southwestern Law School Children’s Rights Clinic, representing low-income children with disabilities and their families in disciplinary and special education matters.
Ms. Teixeira is a member of the California State Bar and is admitted to practice in the United States District Court, Central District of California.
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
J.D., Southwestern Law School
Central District of California