Kelsey White, J.D.

Skadden Legal Fellow

Kelsey White holds a J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law where she specialized in Public Interest Law & Policy and Critical Race Studies. She is committed to serving children and youth impacted by the dependency and delinquency systems, especially in areas related to their unmet education needs. During law school, Kelsey participated in the UCLA Law Youth & Justice Clinic and interned with the Education Program at the Alliance for Children’s Rights as well the Education Defense & Justice for Youth (EDJY) Clinic at the East Bay Community Law Center. She was awarded a Skadden Fellowship to return to the Alliance and help defend the rights of low-income students of color with disabilities living in foster care through direct representation and systems advocacy across special education, school discipline, and juvenile court settings. Before law school, Kelsey worked as a litigation case assistant after earning a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley.

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