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Jessica Feierman is the Senior Managing Director at the Juvenile Law Center (“JLC”). She joined JLC in 2006 as a Staff Attorney. Prior to joining JLC, Feierman was a litigation fellow at the ACLU National Prison Project, where she litigated conditions of confinement cases in federal court on behalf of incarcerated adults and children. From 2001-2003, she was a teaching fellow in the Georgetown University Law Center’s Street Law in the Community Program, where she taught law students to provide practical courses in the law in D.C.’s prisons, homeless shelters and residential treatment facilities. From 2000-2001, Feierman served as a law clerk to the Honorable Warren J. Ferguson on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She is a graduate of Wesleyan University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and was awarded an LLM in advocacy from Georgetown University Law Center. In law school, she provided law-related education in Philadelphia’s juvenile detention centers and represented children in family court at the Juvenile Rights Division of New York’s Legal Aid Society. Prior to attending law school, she founded and directed the Teen Health Initiative at the New York Civil Liberties Union.