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Fallon Speaker

Prior to joining LAJC as Legal Director of our Youth Justice Program, Fallon served as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and the Director of The Jeanette Lipman Family Law Clinic at The University of Richmond School of Law where she taught students in a holistic legal clinic dedicated to working with communities affected by domestic relations, child welfare and dependency proceedings and intersectional areas of the law such as substance use, mental health, housing, immigration and social services.  

Before moving to Richmond, Fallon served as a Staff Attorney and Team Leader in the Family Defense Practice at The Bronx Defenders where she represented parents in child protective proceedings who were accused of abuse or neglect. During her time in that role, Fallon became very active in policy, lobbying, community organizing, and movement lawyering.  

Fallon also served as an Adjunct Professor at Cardozo School of Law and Director of the Mainzer Family Defense Clinic, where she taught and supervised students in child protective hearings. Fallon received her undergraduate and Juris Doctorate degree from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. 

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