Jessica Kurtz Zagoren

GAL Training Supervisor
202-467-4900 Ext: 
552

Jessica is a GAL Training Supervisor in the Guardian ad Litem Program, which provides comprehensive representation for foster youth to achieve safe, loving and permanent homes. She supervises staff attorneys and carries a limited caseload of neglect, adoption, guardianship and custody matters. She joined Children’s Law Center in 2011, previously working as both a staff and senior staff attorney. She currently coordinates CLC’s summer law clerk program. As a law student, Jessica worked in the Disability Rights Law Clinic as a Guardian ad Litem representing adults with disabilities and children with special education needs and received the Clinical Legal Education Association Outstanding Student Award. She also participated as a fellow in the Marshall Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project teaching constitutional law to D.C. public high school students.

Education: 
American University, Washington College of Law, JD
Clemson University, BA, Early Childhood Education