Christine Kumar

Staff Attorney

Christine Kumar is a Staff Attorney in the Public Benefits Unit. She represents clients in a wide range of public benefits matters, including Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and Medicaid, Medicare, and unemployment insurance.

Christine received her J.D. from the George Washington University Law School in 2020 and her B.A. from Johns Hopkins University. During law school, Christine served as an editor for the Federal Communications Law Journal, which published her article, “The Automated Tipster: How Implicit Bias Turns Suspicion Algorithms into BBQ Beckys” in 2020. She also served as a student attorney with the Public Justice Advocacy Clinic doing civil litigation and interned at the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, the Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project, and in the chambers of the Honorable Judge Carol Dalton at the District of Columbia Superior Court.

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EDUCATION

J.D., George Washington University Law School
B.A., Johns Hopkins University

CONTACT

Email: ckumar@legalaiddc.org
Phone: (202) 975-2251
Fax: (202) 727-2132

COVID-19 UPDATE:

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