Chelsey Amelkin

After Duke, Chelsey Amelkin became an investigator for one of the public defender offices in the Bronx, and then a paralegal for the Federal Defenders in New York. After that, she went to NYU for law school, and graduated in 2016. For the last 4 years, Chelsey has been a public defender for the Legal Aid Society, representing indigent clients in Manhattan.

How has being a Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies (formerly Women's Studies) graduate from Duke University help shape your professional success?

Chelsey Amelkin
Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Society