About Me

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I am an educator, attorney, and abolitionist, serving overlapping communities of activists, queers, and prisoners. My work includes criminal defense, particularly for those arrested in the course of justice struggles; representation of witnesses before federal grand juries; and advocacy for those seeking gender affirming care while in prison.

I also work drafting agency and estate documents — quality of life planning — for individuals and families of all kinds. I provide legal support and education for social movement groups working toward collective liberation, people in communities targeted by law enforcement, and other attorneys seeking to learn more about the substance and culture of representing radicals.

I am admitted to practice law in New York State and all the Federal District Courts of New York. I am also licensed to practice in North Dakota, District of Bismark and the District of Columbia. I hold degrees from the University of Michigan (BA, 2000), the University of Wisconsin-Madison (MS, Educational Policy Analysis, 2003), and the CUNY School of Law (JD, 2012). In addition to ongoing popular legal education, I have taught preschool and high school, pre-law at Hunter College, and served as a supervising attorney for the Intervening in the Criminalization of Queer Youth Clinic at Yale Law School.