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Lauren Hartley

Portfolio Manager

Lauren is a portfolio manager at Equal Justice Works.  

Prior to joining Equal Justice Works, Lauren worked in law school career development, with international graduate students, and in immigration law.  

Previously, Lauren was on staff at Penn State Dickinson Law, where she led public interest and pro bono programming as Assistant Director of the Miller Center for Public Interest Advocacy & the Law. Among other projects, she coordinated the summer IOLTA Fellowship program, the 1L community interviewing program, and established the Public Interest Scholars program.   

Lauren led global recruitment and engagement for international graduate students at a New York area law school, working with students and partners around the globe. She is an adjunct professor of law, teaching professional skills to both LL.M. & J.D. students. 

As a law student and recent graduate, Lauren worked in immigration & refugee law at home and abroad, including with Tahirih Justice Center, the Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center, and the ABA Rule of Law Initiative. Lauren interned for a judge of the Pennsylvania State Supreme Court during law school and served as a law clerk to a court of Common Pleas judge after graduation.  

Lauren earned her J.D. from Penn State Dickinson Law and her B.A. from Pepperdine University. She is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania. She is an active pro bono attorney, primarily in immigration & family law.