Allie Yang-Green is a senior program manager for Public Programs at Equal Justice Works, where she leads the Crime Victims Justice Corps program, funded by the DOJ Office for Victims of Crime.
Allie joins Equal Justice Works from the Office for Access to Justice at the DOJ, where she was Senior Counsel. In that position, Allie coordinated the activities of the Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable (LAIR) and worked on various policy initiatives to improve access to legal assistance in both the civil and criminal justice systems. Prior to joining the Office for Access to Justice, Allie litigated tax controversies in federal courts as a trial attorney.
During her career at DOJ, she held leadership positions with DOJ Pan Asia, an Asian American employee association, and was selected for a Department-wide leadership program, Leadership Excellence Achievement Program.
Before joining the government in 2008, Allie worked as a legal aid attorney handling family law, domestic violence, housing, and consumer matters at the Legal Services of Northern Virginia. Allie has also worked for Polaris Project, an anti-human trafficking organization, as a legal fellow and clerked for the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and the South Asia Human Rights Documentation Centre in India. Allie volunteers with several local legal aid organizations and was recently recognized by Bread for the City with its 2017 Good Hope Award for her domestic violence pro bono work.
She holds a B.A. in Ethics, Politics and Economics from Yale University and a J.D. from the University of Virginia.