Naïké Savain

Supervising Attorney
202-467-4900 Ext: 
610

Naïké is a supervising attorney in the Guardian ad Litem Program. She represents children in abuse and neglect cases in the District of Columbia, supervises other attorneys in the program, and conducts external trainings on related topics. She was featured in the documentary Nameless, which explores the commercial sexual exploitation of children in DC and has spoken on panels following screenings of the film. She is becoming a regular panelist at conferences and presents on issues including the psychological toll of race-based traumatic stress on youth in the age of social media and access to justice and due process in the child welfare system for limited English proficient families. Prior to joining Children’s Law Center in 2014, she defended children in juvenile delinquency proceedings as a student attorney with the Georgetown Juvenile Justice Clinic. Naïké also taught high school students through the Street Law Clinic, worked on housing law through an internship with Bread for the City, and served as the Community Service Director for the Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law and Policy. While in college, she interned at the State’s Attorney’s Office in Miami, Florida working with survivors of domestic violence. Naïké is fluent in French and Haitian Creole and proficient in Spanish.

 

Education: 
Georgetown University Law Center, JD
Amherst College, BA, Political Science and French