Rabiah is a proud Californian, raised in the Central Valley and currently resides in Ventura County. Rabiah has dedicated her legal career to defending workers’ rights throughout the State of California. She is a leader, advocate and a voice for social justice.
Rabiah is committed to using her voice, education and skills to champion social justice and progressive values on the various boards she sits on locally and throughout California.
to Social Justice
Rabiah has devoted her legal career to championing the rights of employees, with a foundation built upon a long-standing commitment to social justice. She worked with incarcerated youth as an undergraduate student at UCLA, throughout law school and as an attorney. She served as the Managing Editor of the Berkeley Journal of African American Law and Policy.
Rabiah has also represented refugees from Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Somalia claiming asylum in Egypt and applying for resettlement to a third-country. She also worked for a human rights consulting non-governmental organization in The Netherlands, helping Baltic Nations implement international criminal law standards into their domestic prosecution of war crimes.
University of California, Berkeley School of Law, Juris Doctorate
University of California, Los Angeles, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
Fresno City College, Associate of Arts
Rabiah is currently teaching Employment Law at The Colleges of Law: Santa Barbara & Ventura.
United States District Court for the Central District of California
United States District Court for the Northern District of California
United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California
California Employment Lawyers Association, Co-Chair of the Diversity Outreach Committee
Social Justice Fund for Ventura County, Citations, Editorial Board Member
Ventura County Bar Association, Board Member of the Board of Directors
Ventura County Bar Association, Chair of the Employment Law Section
Black Lawyers of Ventura County, Vice President
Citations Law Magazine, Board Member
The Jerome H. Berenson American Inn of Court, Member
New Leaders Council, Los Angeles Chapter, Governing Board 2017 – 2019
Women Lawyers of Ventura County, Speaker, California Employment Law Legislative Update
Ventura County Paralegals Association, Speaker, New Employment Laws
Then There is California Podcast, Episode 4: “Empowering Women as Leaders & In the Workplace”
ABC News Radio: Coach Lynn Show, Special Guest to Discuss Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
National Associations of Women Business Owners, Speaker – “Clearing the Smoke around Marijuana in the Workplace”
UCLA School of Law, Law Fellows Central Valley Academy, Attorney Panelist
Soroptimist International of Ventura, Speaker – “Harassment in the Workplace”
California Employment Lawyers Association, Annual Conference, Moderator – “What to do when the advocate becomes the target of the discrimination they are advocating against”
Fresno City College, 2018 Commencement Ceremony Keynote Speaker
California Employment Advisory Council, East Ventura County, Speaker – “New Ways for Employers to Get in Trouble From the Plaintiff’s Perspective”