Lindsay joined the Asylum Access Board of Directors in the spring of 2017. For the past decade, Lindsay has served as a legal advocate for a variety of California-based organizations dedicated to making immigrant rights on paper into rights in reality. She is a founding member and the current Executive Director at the Immigrant Defenders Law Center, a next-generation social justice law firm based in Los Angeles. Lindsay’s expertise encompasses human rights law, immigration, refugee law, international development, and the rule of law. Previously, she was Directing Attorney at the Esperanza Immigrant Rights Projects, a Staff Attorney at Kids in Need of Defense, and the Overseas Operations Director for Asylum Access
Lindsay graduated magna cum laude from San Diego State University with a B.A. in American Studies (with Emphasis in Urban Pluralism). She received a J.D. from the University of Southern California Law School.