Alexandra Copper began working for CLC in September 2020.
Alex received her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. During law school, she served as the Managing Editor of the California Law Review, directed the Post-Conviction Advocacy Project and the Berkeley Law Alternative Service Trips program, advocated for reform of juvenile criminal fees with the Policy Advocacy Clinic, and led a team of students to Mississippi to document adequacy of counsel in juvenile criminal proceedings. After interning with CLC in 2018, Alex interned at the ACLU Voting Rights Project and RepresentUs, and was an inaugural member of Berkeley Law’s Election Law Practicum, in partnership with the ACLU of Northern California.
Before law school, Alex worked as a community advocate at the Southern Poverty Law Center in Jackson, Mississippi, where she advocated for clients in juvenile detention facilities and adult private prisons regarding conditions of confinement. Alex received her B.A. in Russian and East European Studies from Yale University, and holds an M.A. in Conflict Resolution from Georgetown University.