National Meeting of State Access to Justice Commission Chairs

April Faith-Slaker

April Faith-Slaker is the associate director of research innovations at the Harvard Access to Justice Lab, where she conducts rigorous evaluations of legal interventions in both the civil and criminal arenas. She previously served as the Director of the ABA Resource Center for Access to Justice Initiatives, working to facilitate the Access to Justice Commission movement. She has conducted program evaluation and empirical research in the legal aid setting (Legal Aid of Nebraska), policy research in the non-profit setting (American Bar Association), and rigorous research in the university setting (University of Nebraska, Northwestern University, Harvard Law School). She also served as the managing editor of the Political and Legal Anthropology Review from 2007-2016.