Angeles Meneses is an adjunct clinical professor in the Criminal Appellate Clinic at the University of Michigan Law School. She has been an assistant defender with the State Appellate Defender Office (SADO) since 2016.
Prior to joining SADO, Professor Angeles was a contract attorney with Pitt McGehee Palmer and Rivers, working on the Flint Water class action lawsuit.
Professor Angeles is a member of both the State Court Administrative Office Foreign Language Board of Review and the Editorial Advisory Board for the 2022 Michigan Sentencing Guidelines Manual. She has argued multiple times before the Michigan Court of Appeals and the Michigan Supreme Court. Most recently, Angeles successfully argued People v. Parks before the Michigan Supreme Court, holding that mandatory life without parole sentences for 18-year-olds who commit first-degree murder are unconstitutional under the Michigan Constitution.
She also has been an adjunct professor at Wayne State University Law School since 2020, teaching the Criminal Appellate Practice Clinic.