Welcoming Nkia Richardson - Board Member
Nkia Richardson is the Executive Director of CASA of San Mateo County, a position she took on in 2018 after serving on the organization’s Board of Directors for five years. A passionate advocate for children and families, Nkia began her legal career as a dependency attorney in Los Angeles County where she represented children and parents in cases of child abuse and neglect. Prior to joining CASA, Nkia worked as a Senior Deputy City Attorney for the City of San Jose, where she litigated employment and civil rights cases. She currently also serves as a Commissioner with First 5 San Mateo County and as a Board Member for Project Glimmer.
Nkia holds a Bachelor of Arts in both International Relations and English from Tufts University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Southern California.