Alesha is a staff attorney in SCSJ’s voting rights practice area. Alesha is a 2012 New York Law School graduate. She graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2009 as a Political Science major and Business minor. She embraced her commitment to racial and social justice during her first semester of law school when she joined the New York Civil Rights Coalition as a volunteer instructor, allowing her to teach issues regarding race and the Fourth Amendment to a group of vibrant students at Washington Irving High School in New York City. Subsequently, she served as the Director of New York Law School’s Street Law Project. Alesha is also an alum of New York Law School’s Civil Rights Clinic and Justice Action Center. After two years of private practice, Alesha became counsel to the New York City Council’s Committee on Civil Rights. During her time as Committee Counsel, Alesha played an intricate role in drafting, passing and implementing anti-discrimination legislation, including New York City’s Ban the Box Law, Anti-Credit Discrimination Law, Anti-Discrimination Against Victims of Domestic Violence Law, and the Anti-Caregiver Discrimination Law. Alesha is currently licensed to practice law in New York and will be applying for North Carolina licensure.