John Pollock

Attorney at Public Justice Center, Inc.

John Pollock

John Pollock

Attorney at Public Justice Center, Inc.

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John Pollock is a Staff Attorney for the Public Justice Center who has served since 2009 as the Coordinator of the National Coalition for a Civil Right to Counsel (NCCRC). His work focuses on working to establish the right to counsel for low-income individuals in civil cases involving basic human needs such as child custody, housing, and benefits. This work takes the form of supporting and coordinating the efforts of 300 participants and 200 partners around the country involved in litigation, legislation, research support, and other advocacy. Among other articles, he is the author or co-author of The Case Against Case-By-Case: Courts Identifying Categorical Rights to Counsel in Basic Human Needs Civil Cases, 61 Drake L.J. 763 (Spring 2013) and It’s Not Triage if the Patient Bleeds Out, 161 U. Penn. L.R. 40 (2012). He is also the author of ABA Resolution 114 (2018), supporting right to counsel whenever physical liberty is at stake. He is the recipient of the 2018 Innovations Award from the National Legal Aid and Defender Association (NLADA) and serves on an advisory committee for the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Prior to the PJC, John served as the Enforcement Director for the Central Alabama Fair Housing Center (CAFHC) in Montgomery, Alabama, addressing systemic housing discrimination in rental, sales, lending, and insurance. Before CAFHC, John served as a Law Fellow at the Southern Poverty Law Center in Montgomery, Alabama. While at SPLC, he founded the Heirs’ Property Retention Coalition, a network of dozens of organizations across the southeastern United States working on stopping the forced sales of ancestral property within low-income African-American communities. John drafted the first version of what eventually became the Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act, a uniform law to reduce forced sales that was has been adopted by over a dozen states. John graduated from Wesleyan University in 1994 and from Northeastern University School of Law in 2005.

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THE PUBLIC JUSTICE CENTER IS A NONPROFIT LEGAL ADVOCACY ORGANIZATION, FOUNDED IN 1985, THAT USES LEGAL TOOLS TO ADVOCATE FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE, ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY, AND RACE EQUITY.

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