Current CAIR-Philadelphia Staff
Civil Rights Director
Amara Chaudhry was born and raised in Covington, Virginia. She received her B.A. in English from the University of Virginia and her law degree from Washington and Lee University. Amara’s interest in public interest law was first demonstrated at U.Va. where she had three internships with Virginia’s Juvenile & Domestic Courts. At W&L Law, Amara was a staff writer for the Journal of Race and Ethnic Ancestry Law, won the John W. Davis Moot Court Competition, and worked in a law school clinic which served female federal inmates.
Amara has devoted her entire professional career to the representation of historically marginalized populations in both criminal and civil proceedings. Read Full Bio…