Biography

Jeanne L. Nishimoto is the Pro Bono Training Coordinator at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA), where she oversees the development of legal trainings for pro bono attorneys. Prior to becoming the Pro Bono Training Coordinator, she worked for five years as a LAFLA staff attorney, focusing on housing and eviction defense, government benefits, and civil rights.

Ms. Nishimoto earned her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School, where she served as an executive editor to the University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform and participated in the school's advanced clinical program. She received her undergraduate degree from Amherst College.