Grant

Grant S.

Human Rights Attorney and Advocate

United States

Summary

I am currently the Staff Attorney at The Global Justice Center (GJC). I hold expertise in public international law, international humanitarian law, genocide law, the prohibition against torture, and conflict resolution. I support and help develop strategy on all of GJC’s legal advocacy projects with research, writing, editing, and coordination. This includes advising governments on legal and policy reform, conducting trainings for advocates and policymakers, crafting messaging for the general public, producing briefings for various UN agencies, and submitting briefs to domestic and international courts. I been published and spoken on international legal issues ranging from the human rights implications of identity politics and the law governing peace agreements. I graduated from University of California Hastings College of the Law in May 2013. Prior to my time at GJC, I was both an associate attorney at a small litigation firm in San Francisco and a volunteer attorney at legal services organization offering pro bono representation for low income members of San Francisco’s most marginalized communities. My scope of practice ranged from family law to business litigation to criminal defense to administrative law.

Experience

  • law
  • legislation / regulations
  • torts / conflict resolution
  • public
  • tertiary education
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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