HSPRD Partner Elizabeth Mazur will be on a panel at this year’s 2022 Prison Law & Advocacy Conference (PLAC) on May 20-21 presenting “Advocating for LGBTQ+ People in Custody: Current Issues, Strategies & Approaches.” PLAC is the biennial conference for attorneys and advocates who represent and work with people living in jails, prisons, and detention centers throughout the United States. This is the only national gathering of people who practice what is commonly known as prisoners’ rights law. For additional information on how to register and CLE credit click here.
Ms. Mazur joined the firm in 2020. Prior to joining the firm, she was Legal Director at Uptown People’s Law Center, where she oversaw the organization’s extensive prisoners’ rights docket, including class action, individual, and high-impact cases.
Ms. Mazur also previously worked as a partner at Loevy & Loevy in Chicago, where she primarily litigated police misconduct cases. Prior to that, Ms. Mazur was a Skadden Fellow at the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law where she worked on issues concerning access to public benefits. She also clerked for the Honorable M. Blane Michael of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.