Sharon Djemal

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Sharon Djemal is the Director of the Consumer Justice Clinic at the East Bay Community Law Center, a community-based legal services clinic affiliated with UC Berkeley School of Law. The Consumer Justice Clinic defends, enforces, and advances the rights of low-income consumers by engaging in a full range of litigation, policy advocacy, and community education.

Sharon joined EBCLC as a Supervising Attorney in the Housing Practice in 2000. Prior to her work at EBCLC, she was a Soros Fellow at the Urban Justice Center’s Homelessness Outreach and Prevention Project, where she represented public housing tenants being evicted from their homes based on criminal allegations.

Education

J.D., Columbia Law School (1998)
B.A., Macalester College (1991)