J.D., American University Washington College of Law
B.A., San Diego State University
Daraja Carroll is the Access to Justice Fellow, and she works across all of Legal Aid’s practice areas. Her project focuses on advancing systemic changes in administrative and court processes and to ensure that all litigants in the District, whether represented by counsel or self-represented, have equitable access to justice.
Prior to joining Legal Aid, Daraja received her J.D. from American University Washington College of Law. During law school, she interned and volunteered with Courtwatch PG, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, and the Washington Lawyers’ Committee’s Workers’ Rights Clinic. Daraja was a student attorney in the Civil Advocacy Clinic and member of the Black Law Students Association. At graduation, she received recognition as an Exceptional Pro Bono Service Graduate for her pro bono work in the D.C. area.