Olivia Fajardo joined the Washington Lawyers’ Committee in August 2023 as a paralegal for the Criminal Legal System Reform team. In this role, she supports the litigation and advocacy efforts focused on prisoners’ rights and police misconduct.


Ms. Fajardo graduated from Amherst College in 2023 with a B.A. in Political Science and Psychology. Prior to joining the Committee, she interned at the University Network for Human Rights and researched equity and civil rights in the Stereotypes and Prejudice psychology lab at Amherst.

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