Jarienn James
Post-Graduate Fellow, Lewis Steel Racial Justice Project Fellowship

Jarienn is an alumna of the New York Law School’s Two-Year J.D. Program. She was admitted to the Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department in 2017. She received an LL.B from the University of Guyana and an LL.M at Brooklyn Law School. She performs legal research, advocacy work, and plans racial justice roundtables, furthering the initiatives of the Racial Justice Project. Also, as a Lewis Steel Fellow, Jarienn works with the Fines and Fees Justice Center to eliminate excessive fines and fees in the justice system. Jarienn is a former intern of the Legal Aid Society’s Juvenile Rights Practice in Brooklyn, Advocates for Children of New York, and a former fellow at the NYC Department of Education’s Special Education Unit. Currently, she serves on the Diversity Subcommittee of the Education and the Law Committee of the New York City Bar.