Purvi Shah

Purvi Shah

Year
2017
Location
Miami, FL
Term
April 1, 2017–October 1, 2018

Purvi Shah is co-founder of Law4BlackLives, a network of over 2,000 lawyers, law students and legal workers of color dedicated to building the Black Lives Matter movement.

Previously, she was director of the Bertha Justice Institute at the Center for Constitutional Rights. She also worked as an attorney with the Community Justice Project at Florida Legal Services, Inc., and was co-director and adjunct clinical professor at the University of Miami School of Law’s Community Lawyering Clinic.

Shah received a BS from Northwestern University, and a JD from the University of California–Berkeley School of Law.