Party affiliation: Independent
Matt Gonzalez, American lawyer. Named Lawyer of Year, San Francisco La Raza Lawyers Association, 2000, Robert D. & Leslie-Kay Raven Lecture, University California Berkeley School Law, 2004; recipient Guardian award, In Defense of Animals, 2003, Bert Corona award, California Mexican-American Political Association, 2004. Mayoral candidate Green Party, San Francisco, 2003; United States vice presidential candidate Indiana Party, 2008.
Trial lawyer Office the Public Defender, San Francisco, 1991—2000. Member San Francisco Board Supervisors, 2000—2005, president, 2003—2005. Partner, trial lawyer Gonzalez & Leigh LLP, San Francisco, since 2005.
Lecturer New College California, San Francisco Art Institute.