Cesar earned his Bachelors Degree in Communications from the University of San Francisco and his Juris Doctor from San Francisco Law School. While studying law, he worked for American Lawyer Media, managing attorney media accounts with The Recorder and other media outlets, and helping to build the LawJobs brand. Cesar also achieved many years of business development experience during his tenures with AutoTrader.com and other tech arena companies such as MCI WorldCom, GlobalKnowledge, as well as with American Lawyer Media.
While working as the Director of Education at Arriba Juntos in San Francisco, he coordinated heavily with El Centro Legal de la Raza to support his clients. He also spent many years as a volunteer with the Coalition of Concerned Legal Professionals as an advocate for farm workers, traveling throughout the Central Valley interviewing clients and interpreting on behalf of member attorneys. He has also helped coordinate free Legal Advisory sessions for indigent and pro se clients with volunteer attorneys.