MJ Smith


J.D.,  Georgetown University Law Center

Georgetown Journal of Poverty Law and Policy, Senior Staff Editor

M.J. Smith (they/them) is an Equal Justice Works Fellow funded by Greenberg Traurig LLP. Their fellowship project is focused on helping survivors of gun violence navigate the legal system and educating lawyers, judges, and lawmakers on systemic barriers to stability faced by gun violence survivors.

M.J. is a 2022 graduate of Georgetown University Law Center. During law school, they interned at Legal Aid DC and Bread for the City; conducted and published research with the DC Access to Justice Commission, the Georgetown Health Justice Alliance, and the Civil Justice Data Commons; and served as Senior Staff Editor on the Georgetown Journal of Poverty Law and Policy. Prior to law school, M.J. worked at the Legal Services Corporation, where they helped to identify and promote national best practices in civil legal aid.

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