Miller Nash LLP attorney Eden Vasquez was recently elected to serve on the Ambassador Board of the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children of Multnomah, Washington & Columbia counties. CASA advocates for the best interests of abused and neglected children who are in custody of the state and under the protection of the court. The Ambassador Board’s mission is to raise awareness of CASA in the community and beyond, assist with fundraising, and develop future community leaders through building lasting relationships. Miller Nash has been a longtime supporter of CASA and its mission.
To learn more, visit casahelpskids.org.
About Eden Vasquez
Vasquez is a member the firm’s education and employment law teams. She assists clients, including higher education and K-12 institutions, public school districts, and private schools in advice and litigation matters related to disability discrimination and accommodation, wage and hour compliance, and other tort claims. Her education-related work has encompassed providing guidance under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act. After law school, Vasquez co-chaired the Willamette Racial Justice Task Force, formed to study the peremptory challenge, a tool used by attorneys during jury selection to remove jurors without having to state a reason. Vasquez received her bachelor’s from the University of La Verne before earning her law degree at Willamette University College of Law.