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Professor Nicole Tuchinda
Nicole Tuchinda
(202) 274-7438

Nicole Tuchinda
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law &
Director, Juvenile and Special Education Law Clinic

Nicole Tuchinda, J.D., M.D., LL.M. is a Visiting Assistant Professor and the Director of the Juvenile and Special Education Law Clinic (JSPED) at the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law. For the last two years, she was a Clinical Teaching Fellow and Supervising Attorney at the Health Justice Alliance, a medical-legal partnership at Georgetown University Law Center. Prior to that, she was a Clinical Instructor and Supervising Attorney in JSPED. Thus, for the last four years, she has taught and supervised law students about how to represent low-income and homeless parents and youth in special education, school discipline, juvenile delinquency, utilities, public benefits, adoption/guardianship/custody, and consumer protection. Previously, Nicole spent two years representing parents and children pro bono as a solo practitioner in special education, custody, guardian ad litem, adoption, domestic violence, and child support cases in the District of Columbia. She was an associate at Ropes & Gray, LLP for four years; clerked for U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Zilly; and litigated as an Assistant Chief Counsel at the U.S. Food & Drug Administration. She obtained a J.D. with honors at George Washington University Law School; an M.D. at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; and a B.A. cum laude at Yale College.

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Afro-Latinx and the Law: Opportunities in Legal Advocacy

University Founders' Day Celebration (No Morning Classes)

Muslim Law Symposium

Alumni/Student Networking Reception

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