‘21-’22 JC Fellow Sarah Medina Camiscoli Named ABA’s Top 40 Young Lawyers

Justice Catalyst Fellow Sarah Medina Camiscoli ‘21-’22 was recognized as a Top 40 Young Lawyers in the country through the American Bar Association’s On The Rise program. According to the ABA, honorees are “ABA young lawyer members who exemplify a broad range of high achievement, innovation, vision, leadership, and legal and community service.”  

Medina Camiscoli’s biography is reproduced below.  

Sarah Medina Camiscoli is a first generation, LGBTQ+ attorney of the Puerto Rican diaspora from NYC. She works as a Justice Catalyst Legal Fellow at Public Counsel and a lecturer at the Yale College. Before law school, Sarah worked as a public school teacher in the South Bronx where she founded IntegrateNYC— a youth-led organization that develops young leaders who repair the harms of segregation and build authentic integration and equity. Upon graduating from Yale Law School, Sarah co-founded the Peer Defense Project—an intergenerational movement lawyering project that builds integrated advocacy and democratizes legal tools with mobilized youth leaders. She works alongside her comrades Aneth Naranjo, Obrian Rosario, and Maryam Salmanova.