Clinical Fellow Danielle Jefferis

Danielle Jefferis

Clinical Fellow


Civil Rights Clinic, Clinical Program

Professional Biography

Danielle Jefferis is the Civil Rights Clinic’s Clinical Fellow. Before joining the Denver Law faculty, Danielle was the Nadine Strossen Fellow with the American Civil Liberties Union’s National Security Project in New York. There, she worked on issues related to post-9/11 racial and religious discrimination and the intersection of national security and criminal justice. Before her fellowship with the ACLU, Danielle worked as an associate attorney with Killmer, Lane & Newman, LLP, where her practice focused on law enforcement misconduct, employment discrimination, and prisoners’ rights. Danielle received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, where she was a Public Interest Law Scholar and graduated cum laude, and her B.A. from New York University, where she majored in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and received the Ibn Khaldoun Prize for Excellence and Achievement in the Study of the Arabic Language.

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