Alisa Diehl joined the Center in June 2020 as a senior education attorney, and a member of the legal team for the Yazzie plaintiffs in Yazzie/Martinez vs. State of New Mexico.
Before joining NMCLP, Ms. Diehl worked as a staff attorney for Iowa Legal Aid, focusing on unemployment benefits, housing, and domestic abuse litigation. She recently served as Iowa Legal Aid’s Program Developer to coordinate the launch of multiple free legal clinics throughout the state. In 2013, Ms. Diehl received the University of Iowa College of Law’s Jurisprudence Award for Academic Excellence. Prior to law school, Ms. Diehl worked as an immigration legal assistant in Chicago, and spent time volunteering in India.
J.D. from the University of Iowa College of Law in 2013.