Legal Professions

From public interest lawyers and in-house counsel to civil rights attorneys and law clerks at the highest courts, Teach For America alumni use the skills and experiences they honed in the classroom to confront our country’s most pressing social issues in the legal arena.

Teach For America alumni in the legal profession often say the leadership experience they gained in the classroom helped them stand out at some of the nation’s top law schools—and fueled their commitment to continue working to change inequitable systems as lawyers and advocates.

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Alumni Connections


  • Columbus, OH
  • Vice President, Legal and Strategic Growth Buckeye Community Hope Foundation
  • Passaic, NJ
  • Litigation Intern; Board Member NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.; Teach For America NJ Alumni Association
  • Dallas, TX
  • Assistant District Attorney District Attorney's Office, Criminal Courts, Dallas County
  • Dallas, TX
  • Legal Assistant RAICES
  • Orange, CT
  • Associate Berchem Moses PC
  • Fort Worth, TX
  • Rotary Scholar University of Reading