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Judith Zimmer

deputy director

Staff photo: Judith Zimmer

Judith is an attorney who co-directed the Cleveland Street Law program at Cleveland Marshall College of Law prior to moving to Washington DC. As a Street Law Deputy Director, she has co-authored several of Street Law's curricular materials including Community Works, We Can Work it Out!, and Let’s Say "We Can Work It Out!". She teaches and presents workshops on law, conflict resolution, democracy and human rights to students, teachers, lawyers, and community members. While in Cleveland, she worked on the design and implementation of the Law and Public Service Magnet School, a partnership between Cleveland State University and the Cleveland Public Schools. As an adjunct professor, she coordinated the Street Law Clinic program at Georgetown and taught an ethics, diversity and conflict resolution course at Trinity College. In 1998, she did a fellowship in Northern Ireland and worked with Queens University and the Northern Ireland Youth Forum. She also collaborated on the development of a human rights training manual for the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission. She worked on Street Law’s Democracy Exchange Program to help teachers and students in Azerbaijan develop the knowledge and active civic skills essential for participating in a democracy. Judith led Street Law’s partnership with UNICEF to encourage a culture of peace, an understanding of human rights, and civic literacy in Nepal through training workshops and curricula development. She currently coordinates the Street Law law school network, works with corporate pro bono programs and coordinates the intellectual property program.


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