Leah Castelaz

Policy Fellow

LCastelaz@childrenslawcenter.org

(202) 467-4900 Ext: 660

Leah is a policy fellow who supports the Children’s Law Center’s policy team. Previously, Leah was a law clerk with the policy team from May 2020-August 2021. Leah has numerous experiences that help inform her work that is primarily focused on child welfare and behavioral health including work with Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati in both their Guardian Ad Litem program and their Domestic Violence and Civil Protection Order Clinic. As a recent law school graduate, Leah has received recognition for her commitment to public interest work including the University of Cincinnati College of Law Public Service Award, CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Access to Justice, and CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Child Protective Advocacy. In Summer of 2020, Leah was a Squire Patton Boggs Public Policy Fellow.

Education:
University of Cincinnati College of Law, JD
Case Western Reserve University, BA, Political Science and International Studies