Senior Staff Attorney

Amee Vora is a Senior Staff Attorney in the Domestic Violence/Family Law Unit. Amee represents domestic violence survivors in civil protection order cases and other family law matters, including custody and divorce. Additionally, as a member of Legal Aid’s Child Support Community Legal Services Project, Amee represents litigants in child support and parentage cases, and engages in advocacy efforts to improve the District’s child support system. She is fluent in Gujarati and proficient in Hindi.

Prior to joining Legal Aid in February 2016, Amee was a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Ann O’Regan Keary of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. In 2021, Amee briefly left Legal Aid to join a national public interest law firm where she represented victims of crime and sexual violence in civil cases.

Amee graduated with an A.B., magna cum laude, from Bryn Mawr College. She received her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School, where she was an Associate Editor of the Michigan Journal of Gender & Law. During law school, Amee held a part-time position as a Project Coordinator for the Family Law Project of Legal Services of South Central Michigan, where she served survivors of domestic violence who were in need of family law services. In addition to her work as a student attorney in Michigan’s Pediatric Advocacy and Human Trafficking clinics, Amee also interned at Sanctuary for Families, in New York, and Bread for the City, in the District. While in law school, Amee was a recipient of the Jenny Runkles Memorial Award for her devotion to public interest, and the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan Julia D. Darlow Award for her commitment to social justice and advancing the interests of women lawyers.

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EDUCATION

J.D.cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School
     Michigan Journal of Gender & Law,     Associate Editor
A.B.magna cum laude, Bryn Mawr College

CONTACT

Email: avora@legalaiddc.org
Phone: (202) 386-6693
Fax: (202) 727-2132