Joanna Kelly serves as a Dorot legal fellow at Alliance for Justice where she works on issues related to judicial nominations, the Supreme Court, and access to justice. Originally from Delaware, Joanna received her B.A. in Middle Eastern Studies with a minor in Political Science from Columbia University and her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law. As a temporary break from her education before entering law school, she worked in Egypt at the American University in Cairo. During her time at UVA law, Joanna was a board member of the National Lawyers Guild and Public Interest Law Association, a member of the Law and Public Service Program, and an editor of the Virginia Journal of International Law. She undertook multiple clinical experiences, working at the Legal Aid Justice Center as part of the Litigation and Housing Clinic and the Civil Rights Litigation Pro Bono Clinic and advocating on behalf of indigent criminal defendants in the Criminal Defense Clinic. Over her summers, she served as a legal intern at the Office of Foreign Litigation at the U.S. Department of Justice and the Educational Opportunities Project at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.