Victoria Mesa-Estrada is a civil rights attorney with the Immigrant Justice Project at SouthernPoverty Law Center. She has successfully handed major class actions on behalf of over 1,000
migrant and domestic workers for violations of federal and state employment laws including violations of employment anti-discrimination, wage and hour and whistleblower laws.
Throughout her years of work, Victoria has been a zealous advocate for workers, immigrants and women, working for civil rights organizations.A native of Colombia, Victoria immigrated to the U.S. in 1992. She graduated from St. ThomasUniversity School of Law in 2008, and also holds a Master of Laws (LL.M) in InterculturalHuman Rights, cum laude. In 2002, Victoria earned her Bachelor's Degree in Political Scienceand International Relations from Florida International University. Victoria is the current President of the Palm Beach County Hispanic Bar Association, a board member of the Florida Council Against Sexual Violence, board member of the Palm Beach Chapter of the Florida Association of Women Lawyers, Council member for the Federal Reserve Bank-Atlanta Organized Labor Advisory Council and member of the Palm Beach Coalition for ImmigrantRights. She is admitted to practice law in the state of Florida, the Federal Southern, Northern, andMiddle Districts of Florida. She is married and is the proud mother of two beautiful girls, Maya and Valeria, ages 6 and 12 years old.