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Lauren King

Lauren King is the Housing Initiative Attorney with the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center. In this role, she oversees the Housing Right to Counsel Project, which engages pro bono attorneys to ensure that the lowest income D.C. tenants have representation for their eviction case. She also supervises volunteer attorneys in the Landlord Tenant Resource Center and mentors pro bono attorneys on a variety of housing matters through the Advocacy & Justice Clinic.

Prior to joining the Pro Bono Center, Lauren served as a Housing Attorney for Neighborhood Legal Services Program where she represented tenants in D.C. Superior Court as well as in administrative proceedings. Before that, she was an Associate for a boutique law firm in D.C. where she worked on court-appointed criminal defense cases. After graduation, she served as a Staff Attorney for the American Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Section where she drafted policy related to criminal justice issues and mentored groups of volunteer attorneys.

Lauren graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Florida in 2012 and obtained her Juris Doctor from The George Washington University in 2015.

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