Jean-Luc Adrien

Jean-Luc Adrien is an Equal Justice Works Disaster Recovery Fellow at the Community Justice Project. Jean-Luc uses a community and movement lawyering approach to serve community members and community groups in the context of disaster recovery legal services. He was previously a member of The Bronx Defenders’ Family Defense Practice, representing and defending parents in Bronx Family Court. Born in Haiti and raised in South Florida, Jean-Luc received his J.D. from New York University School of Law, where he was a Root-Tilden-Kern Public Interest Scholar and a Sinsheimer Service Scholar, and his B.A. in Political Science and Anthropology, with a Minor in Spanish, from the University of Florida. During law school, Jean-Luc participated in the Equal Justice & Defender Clinic and the Juvenile Defender Clinic, and interned at The Bronx Defenders and the Community Justice Project, where he participated in the Bertha Justice Institute Ella Baker Program. Prior to law school, Jean-Luc taught high school Spanish in the Mississippi Delta.