Crista Minneci joined the ACLU of Southern California as a paralegal in 2019.
Crista’s work at the ACLU focuses on supporting the First Amendment and Immigrants' Rights teams.
Crista is a graduate of Southern Oregon University with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, as well as a paralegal certification from the National Federation of Paralegal Associations. Prior to working for the ACLU, Crista worked as a legal assistant to a public defender. She is passionate about criminal justice reform and protecting the rights of those who are incarcerated or detained.