Juvenile Law Center

Executive Director
Deputy Director and Chief Counsel
Associate Director
Child Welfare Policy Director
Senior Supervising Attorney
Staff Attorney
Staff Attorney
Staff Attorney
Staff Attorney
Zubrow Fellow
Zubrow Fellow
Juvenile Life without Parole Fellow
Stoneleigh Emerging Leader Fellow
Development Associate
Litigation Paralegal
Development Associate
Secretary
Youth Advocacy Program Manager
Marketing Manager and Digital Strategist
Development Director
Youth Advocacy Program Manager
Director of Communications
Director of Operations
Operations Manager
Co-Founder and Executive Director Emeritus

Whiquitta Tobar, Esq.

Zubrow Fellow

Whiquitta Tobar joined Juvenile Law Center in September 2015 as the fourteenth Sol and Helen Zubrow Fellow in Children’s Law. As a Fellow, Whiquitta supports all aspects of Juvenile Law Center’s work in the child welfare and juvenile justice arena.

Whiquitta graduated from Georgetown University School of Law in May 2015. She was one of the nine law students selected as a Public Interest Law Scholar, which included a scholarship, and was selected for the Dean’s List. During law school, she served on the Pro Bono Board and was a member of the Black Law Students Association and Outlaw, Georgetown’s LGBTQ Association. Whiquitta was also one of thirteen students chosen to participate in Abbe Smith’s year long criminal defense and prisoner advocacy clinic.

Whiquitta interned at Bread for the City, a civil direct services organization. She also worked for the Public Defender Service of Washington, D.C., in the juvenile and adult criminal trial divisions as well as the Orleans Parish Public Defender’s office in New Orleans, Louisiana. While still attending law school, Whiquitta became the guardian of her nephew which intensified her interest in children and family law.

Whiquitta graduated Magna Cum Laude from Alabama A&M University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a minor in Philosophy. Whiquitta also captained the university's Division One women’s basketball team, was the team’s third leading scorer of all time, and was named the player of the year for the 2012 Southwestern Athletic Conference.

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