National Center for Youth Law

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At the Center — Jan-Mar 2012

April 1, 2012

A Conversation with Former NCYL Staff Attorney Bob Walker

Bob Walker was a staff attorney at NCYL from 1970 to 1982.  In 1982, he founded the Law Offices of Robert L. Walker focusing on family and juvenile law. In October 2011, he retired from private

At the Center — Oct-Dec 2011

January 1, 2012

Staff News

Michael Harris has joined NCYL as a Senior Attorney, working on juvenile justice issues. Michael brings significant juvenile justice experience to NCYL, particularly his expertise in collaborative reform, working with government officials and other stakeholders to achieve reform of juvenile justice systems

At the Center — Apr-Sept 2011

October 1, 2011

Erin Liotta to Join NCYL as Bridge Fellow

Erin Liotta, a summer 2010 law clerk at NCYL will be returning to the Center this fall as a bridge fellow through Berkeley Law School. Erin graduated last spring from Berkeley Law, where she volunteered at the

At the Center — Oct-Dec 2010

January 1, 2011

Former NCYL Law Clerk Kate Walker Awarded Equal Justice Works Fellowship

Congratulations to Kate Walker who will join NCYL in Fall 2011 as an Equal Justice Works Fellow! Kate’s fellowship project will focus on the needs of sexually exploited minors in Alameda County, California. Kate,

At the Center — July-Sep 2010

October 1, 2010

NCYL Welcomes New Director of Development

NCYL is pleased to welcome Nancy Berger as its new Director of Development. Nancy has spent more than a decade in fundraising helping non-profit organizations fulfill their visions. She brings a wealth of experience in philanthropy, including leadership in

At the Center — Apr-June 2010

July 1, 2010

NCYL’s Summer Program Includes Courtroom Visits, Lecture Series and … Whitewater Rafting!

Eight law students and two undergraduates joined NCYL for the summer, assisting attorneys with class action litigation, writing articles for NCYL’s quarterly journal, Youth Law News, and providing trainings on NCYL’s new Foster

At the Center — Jan-Mar 2010

April 1, 2010
Thanks to funding from the Public Welfare Foundation, Atlantic Philanthropies, Löben Sels/RembeRock Foundation, and the True-Brown Foundation, NCYL is expanding its Juvenile Justice Reform Project.  This expansion includes increased involvement in Wyoming and Arkansas, where NCYL is currently working, and the launching of new juvenile…

At the Center — Oct-Dec 2009

January 1, 2010
NCYL Attorney Jesse Hahnel Awarded Prestigious Education Fellowship
NCYL Attorney and Skadden Fellow Jesse Hahnel has been chosen as one of two fellows by The Mind Trust, a national non-profit supporting education innovation and entrepreneurship, based in Indianapolis, Indiana. Jesse, and Stephanie Saroki, former

At the Center — July-Sept 2009

October 1, 2009
NCYL Welcomes New Finance Director Hayden Lilien
NCYL is pleased to welcome Hayden Lilien as the Center’s New Director of Finance. Hayden earned her B.S. in Finance from the University of Florida in 2002 and a joint JD/MBA from Stetson University College of Law in

At the Center — Apr-June 2009

July 1, 2009
Jessica Breslin has completed her second year at Georgetown University Law Center.  She is a section editor for the Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law and is active with the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy.  Jessica earned her undergraduate degree from the…