Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Pasley was a legal fellow at the Shriver Center on Poverty Law in Chicago. At the Shriver Center, he participated in litigation and policy advocacy on behalf of individuals denied housing because of their involvement with the criminal legal system, with a focus on investigating fair housing complaints arising from the enforcement of local crime-free and nuisance property ordinances in Illinois. He was also a law clerk for the Honorable Pamela L. Reeves, Chief U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Tennessee, and a staff attorney at No Exceptions Prison Collective, a prisoner’s rights advocacy organization based in Nashville.
Mr. Pasley graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was active in the law school’s public interest community and participated in multiple clinics and pro bono projects through a local legal aid organization. Before law school, he worked as a professional craft brewer in Arizona.