Aline Carton Listfjeld
Aline Carton Listfjeld joined the Center for Public Service Law as Assistant Director in October 2010. She started her career in public service in the early 1990s working on various social justice and human rights issues as an organizer, activist, advocate and community educator. She was staff member at Seattle Rape Relief and the Tenants Union and served on several non-profit boards including the NW Network for Bi, Trans, Lesbian and Gay Survivors of Abuse, the Benson East Tenant's Association and the Community Alliance for Global Justice. She has also been a non-profit management consultant and fundraiser for grassroots organizations. Since joining the legal profession, Ms. Carton Listfjeld interned for the International Federation for Human Rights in Paris, France, and was a staff attorney representing low-income communities at the Northwest Justice Project and later at Rhode Island Legal Services. She has also managed the Channel Foundation's international graduate scholarship program for activist-scholars from the Global South and the Home Foreclosure Legal Aid Project at the Washington State Bar Association.
As Assistant Director of the Center for Public Service Law, Ms. Carton Listfjeld provides professional development coaching to students interested in pursuing careers in public service law. In addition, she manages the law school's Pro Bono Honors Program and Loan Repayment Assistance Program, conducts community outreach and provides support in the administration of the Gates Public Service Law Scholarship Program.
Ms. Carton Listfjeld currently serves on the Washington State Access to Justice Board's Nominating and Leadership Development Committee, Law School Relations Committee and provides pro bono legal assistance to low-income tenants facing eviction through the King County Bar Association's Housing Justice Project.