Lucas D. Botello

925 L Street

Sacramento, California 95814

Office: 916-341-8058


Lucas D. Botello is a deputy legislative counsel.  He joined the office in 2015.

Mr. Botello is assigned to a branch of the office that handles laws relating to alcoholic beverage control, business, civil law, financial institutions, healing arts, housing and community development, land use, local government, private employment, professions and vocations, public contracts, public employment, retirement, state government, taxation and unemployment insurance.

Prior to joining the office, Mr. Botello worked as a confidential assistant for the United States Department of Justice’s Office of Legislative Affairs from 2010 to 2011.  He also served as a legal intern for the Orleans Public Defender’s Office; the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office; the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California; the Office of Legislative Counsel; and the Vera Institute of Justice.

Mr. Botello received his J.D. from the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law in 2015.    He participated in the Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs in San Francisco from 2007 to 2008.  He earned his undergraduate degree in Public Policy from Stanford University and graduated with honors in 2007.

Mr. Botello is a member of the California State Bar.