Biography

Angela Yeboah currently works as an attorney for WomensLaw.org/National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) providing technical assistance, drafting and editing legal web content on behalf of domestic violence and sexual assault survivors.  She previously worked for Sanctuary for Families, Center for Battered Women’s Legal Services as the Director of the Bronx and Manhattan Family Law Projects housed at the Manhattan and Bronx Family Justice Centers, where she litigated family and matrimonial cases on behalf of domestic violence survivors for over a decade. She has dedicated her legal career to serving victims of gender-based violence. She has lead legislative and policy advocacy initiatives to advance the rights of domestic violence and sex trafficking survivors. She collaborates with key stakeholders within government agencies and community-based organizations to improve systemic responses to domestic violence and human trafficking survivors. She conducts local and national trainings on domestic violence and other legal topics critical to advocacy for survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking.  She is an appointed member of the New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence Advisory Council. She serves as an appointed Commission Member of the American Bar Association Commission on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault and recently served as a co-chair of the Lawyers Committee Against Domestic Violence.  She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and her J.D. from Regent University School of Law.

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