After graduating from law school, from 1980 to 1988, Professor Dominguez practiced law as a trial attorney with the National Labor Relations Board. During this time he also worked at UC Berkley as a part-time undergraduate instructor, teaching legal analysis and multicultural negotiation, and as an assistant to the undergraduate provost.
In 1989, Professor Dominguez joined the law faculty at Brigham Young University where his subjects include community lawyering, legal problem-solving for equal justice, criminal law, legal negotiation and settlement, labor law, individual employement rights, and public policy negotiations.
Professor Dominguez also writes in the fields of workplace law, public interest, law school instructional innovation, and the role of the legal actor in achieving social justice.
David Dominguez grew up in south central Los Angeles.