Parisa is a recent graduate of The George Washington University Law School (GWLS). Her areas of focus include domestic violence (DV) and family law.
During law school Parisa participated in three clinics, including Harvard Law School’s Legal Aid Bureau. There, Parisa served as student-counsel on DV and family law cases for Boston’s indigent population. She also participated in the Domestic Violence Clinic and the International Human Rights Law Clinic at GWLS, and served as President of GWLS’ International Refugee Assistance Project.
Parisa is the first graduate of Ansari Fellow of Public Interest Service. In 2019, she received the Richard C. Lewis Jr. Memorial Award which is issued to only one student in the graduating class for extraordinary dedication to clinical work and exhibiting unusual compassion and humanity toward clients and colleagues. She is a recipient of the United States President’s Volunteer Services Award for contributing over 1,000 hours of pro bono services while enrolled in law school.
Parisa received her B.A. and M.A. from George Mason University and graduated magna cum laude.
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