Rebecca leads the talented children’s team at CAIR Coalition and also serves on the organizational leadership team. She became program director in December 2019. Prior to joining CAIR Coalition, Rebecca was the director of a program devoted to providing high-quality, free legal representation to children and caregivers in complex child welfare matters at Children’s Law Center in Washington, DC. Rebecca led the organization’s domestic relations practice while also defining organizational culture and priorities. Rebecca has devoted her career to providing legal counsel to those who cannot afford it and expanding access to justice.
Rebecca is an active member of the DC legal community. Rebecca serves as a Complaint Examiner with the DC Office of Police Complaints where she makes decisions on allegations of police misconduct. Until March 2020, Rebecca staffed the DC Bar Pro Bono Center’s monthly Saturday Advice and Referral Clinic which provides free legal advice on any civil legal matter.
Rebecca graduated cum laude from American University, Washington College of Law and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from New York University.