Raquel A. Hatfield



Location: Modesto, California
Phone: (209) 522-2211
Fax: (209) 522-2980
E-mail Me

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law: Employer and Employee
    • Litigation Services
      • Wage and hour claims (including meal and rest break violations, overtime, PAGA, and related remedies)
      • Wrongful termination
      • Discrimination (including race, national origin, age, medical conditions, disability, sex, gender, including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and sexual orientation.)
      • Retaliation
      • Whistleblower claims
      • FMLA, CFRA, and other leave-related claims
      • Retaliation claims under Labor Code §132a
      • Mediation and arbitration
      • Administrative proceedings (including Labor Commissioner, DFEH, EDD, EEOC, and DOL)
    • Counseling and Advice
      • Handbook and policy drafting
      • Severance agreements
      • Pre-termination counseling
      • Audits of time keeping practices
      • Workplace investigations
    • Landlord/Tenant
    • Business Litigation
    • Civil Litigation
    • Personal Injury

Bar Admissions

  • Member, State Bar of California
  • Member, Stanislaus County Bar Association
  • Admitted to Practice in the State of California and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California


  • Laurence Drivon School of Law-Humphrey’s, Stockton, California
    • Juris Doctor, May 2012
  • University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California
    • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology & Chicano Studies, June 2006

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Member, Wray Ladine Inn of Court

Past Employment Positions

  • Rodarakis & Sousa, APC Associate Attorney, 5/2013 – 5/2016
    • Modesto, California
  • California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.
    • Community Worker/Paralegal: 9/2009 – 4/2013
    • Modesto, California


  • English
  • Spanish