Jessie Agatstein

Position: Appellate Attorney, Federal Defenders of San Diego
Past Fellows

Jessie Agatstein joined Disability Rights Advocates in 2018 as a DRA Fellowship Attorney.  Ms. Agatstein received her J.D. from Yale Law School, and her M.C.P. and B.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  Before joining DRA, she clerked for the Honorable Marsha S. Berzon of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the Honorable Goodwin H. Liu of the California Supreme Court.  While in law school, Ms. Agatstein advocated for law students’ access to mental health treatment.  She also interned for the Public Interest Law Project and the Law Foundation of Silicon Valley, and she represented clients facing foreclosure in the Mortgage Foreclosure Litigation Clinic and clients in neglect and abuse proceedings in the Advocacy for Children and Youth Clinic.

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