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Senior Associate attorney EmilyRose Johns fights tirelessly for her clients. She has amassed numerous victories in the areas of prisoners’ rights, police misconduct, discrimination in employment, equal athletic opportunities for women, and criminal defense. She is admitted to practice in the Northern, Eastern, and Central Districts of California and practices in federal court and California superior court.

EmilyRose is a Board Member of the National Lawyers Guild, and she serves on the legal committee of the Anti-Police-Terror Project.

EmilyRose graduated with honors from the University of Washington in 2005. She received her law degree in 2013 from American University, Washington College of Law, where she graduated cum laude.

During law school, EmilyRose interned at the D.C. Prisoners’ Project and the Public Defender Service of the District of Columbia. She volunteered with the Marshall Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project, teaching constitutional law to high school students in the Anacostia neighborhood in Washington, D.C. She received the 2013 Peter M. Cicchino Award for Outstanding Advocacy in the Public Interest.

EmilyRose volunteers with Berkeley’s Needle Exchange and Emergency Distribution and plays soccer in several Bay Area leagues. Prior to joining Siegel, Yee, Brunner & Mehta, she worked as a Fellow at the Prison Law Office in Berkeley.