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Diana Jarek, Attorney

Diana Jarek

Diana Jarek is an attorney with Workplace Justice Project. In this role, Diana represents Maryland workers in wage-theft ligation in both state and federal courts. She also provides Know Your Rights outreach to workers and advocates for pro-worker policies before the Maryland General Assembly.

Prior to joining the Public Justice Center, Diana served as an eviction defense attorney in Washington, DC, and as a voter protection advisor in the 2020 Presidential Election. Diana received her J.D. from the University of Kansas School of Law, where she was presented with the Janean Meigs Memorial Award for outstanding achievement in academics, leadership, and service. She also worked with Arch City Defenders and the Missouri State Public Defender, won a regional championship at the Jessup International Moot Court Competition, co-founded the local chapter of the American Constitution Society, and served on the Dean’s Diversity Leadership Council.

Before law school, Diana worked at a geopolitical think tank in India, conducted research in Cambodia on community memorialization and reconciliation, and organized for progressive causes and candidates. She is graduate of Georgetown University with an M.A. in Conflict Resolution and the University of Arkansas with degrees in Political Science and Middle Eastern Studies.

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