Domonique Hamilton is a portfolio manager with the Fellowships team at Equal Justice Works.
Domonique is a Southern California native. After graduating from Long Beach Community College in 2015, she transferred to the University of California, Los Angeles where she received her Bachelor of Arts in History. While at UCLA, Domonique participated in a pre-law diversity fellowship with Munger, Tolles, & Olson where she worked with other pre-law fellows in workshops geared towards helping them get accepted into law school. After she graduated from UCLA and while she studied for the LSAT, Domonique worked as an Administrative Supervisor for UCLA Catering Production. Soon after, she was accepted into Howard University School of Law.
In 2019, Domonique moved across country to attend Howard Law, and it was there where she realized her passion for public interest work. While in law school, Domonique interned as a summer associate for the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia in the Child Welfare Division. She also externed for the Honorable Judge Marguerite D. Downing in the Superior Court of Los Angeles in dependency law. During her final year, Domonique acted as a student attorney in the Howard Law Clinical Law Center Child Welfare and Family Justice Clinic where she represented parents who had had their children removed from their care. Additionally, Domonique has served as Co-Community Service Chair of the Howard Public Interest Law Society where she worked to coordinate fundraisers and food drives to give monetary and food aid to children and families in need. She has also acted as President of the American Constitution Society, where she and her team executed events to raise awareness to current constitutional issues and career opportunities in public interest.
Domonique graduated from Howard Law in May 2022, and has continued her mission to be a social engineer who effectuates positive change for all communities through public interest work.