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Nicole J. Ukaegbu, Program Analyst

Nicole J. Ukaegbu is a Program Analyst for the DC Corrections Information Council. She acquired her Juris Doctorate from the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law in 2016. While in law school, Nicole sharpened her advocacy for marginalized populations within the District of Columbia.

Her clinical experience includes service as a student criminal defense attorney for D.C. Law Students in Court, where she successfully managed all areas of case development from arraignment through trial preparation, including motion writing, investigations, and in-court advocacy for populations underrepresented within the criminal justice system. As a former educator, she was also an advocate for juvenile justice as a student special education attorney for the Juvenile and Special Education Law Clinic, where her hearing representation and research of administrative regulations, statutes, and case law resulted in legal victories for her clients. Additionally, she interned at the National Legal Aid and Defender Association, where she worked on issues surrounding human and civil rights with an emphasis on obstacles facing underserved populations who are incarcerated.

Nicole attended Howard University’s Cathy Hughes School of Communications, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Legal Communications, with a minor in Administration of Justice. During that time, she interned for the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, where she conducted field investigations for the Special Litigation and Parole Divisions.