I'm an attorney focused on ensuring that former offenders are not unjustly denied employment or occupational licenses.
Day to Day
As a professor, I prepare lessons on and teach classes in law centered around 1) negotiations, and 2) eradicating the New Jim Crow via litigation and policy advocacy. As a lawyer, I focus on litigating, organizing, educating, and crafting legislation to ensure that individuals with criminal records are not unjustly denied employment or occupational licenses.
Advice for Getting Started
Here's the first step for everyone
Every day, ask yourself, "What do I need to do today?" Work on what you can and tackle the rest the next day. Always hold yourself accountable.
My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took: