Aron Israelite is a criminal defense lawyer in private practice in San Diego. As part of his practice, he handles appellate cases for the Lubbock Private Defenders Office’s Operation Lone Star Indigent Defense Program, which represents migrants charged with crimes at the Texas-Mexico border. Previously, he worked for ten years as a trial attorney with the Federal Defenders of San Diego Inc.
Immediately after graduating from law school, Aron clerked for U.S. District Judge Mary Murguia of U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, in Phoenix. He continued to clerk for Judge Murguia after she was appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
At Texas Law, Aron participated in National Security Clinic, the Capital Punishment Clinic, and the Criminal Defense Clinic; was Notes Editor of the Texas Law Review and co-chair of Concerned Students for LRAP; and was active in Texas Law Fellowships and the American Constitution Society. During the summers, he worked for the Texas Civil Rights Project in Austin and the Southern Center for Human Rights in Atlanta.