Sarah Diaz, JD joined the Clinic in December of 2007 as attorney for the Legal Resources Project. Diaz is a 2005 graduate of DePaul University College of Law. Prior to joining DePaul Legal Clinic, Diaz served as staff attorney for the Children’s Project at the National Immigrant Justice Center, handling a large volume of client cases specifically concerning the legal rights and remedies of unaccompanied minors detained by the Department of Homeland Security and providing legal trainings and technical assistance to pro bono legal service. While at DePaul, Prof. Diaz conducted fieldwork and research on sexual exploitation of minors in sex tourism between the U.S. and Costa Rica as the Honorary Research Fellow/Project Manager for Sex Tourism Opposition & Prevention (STOP). She also served as a researcher with the Chiapas Project, in Chiapas, Mexico. Professor Diaz co-teaches the semester-long Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic and the Advanced Detained Clinic.
BA, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; JD DePaul College of Law
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