Partner Profile: Stacey Eunnae

Each month, we highlight individuals working to make the justice system more accessible to DC residents. Meet Stacey Eunnae, Senior Staff Attorney for Advocates for Justice and Education, Inc.

Name
Stacey Eunnae

Job/Position
Senior Staff Attorney

Organization
Advocates for Justice and Education, Inc. (AJE)

Years on the Job
2.5 years at AJE

Where did you grow up?
I moved frequently and lived in DC, Virginia, Egypt, Malawi, and Zaire.

What brought you to DC?
Law school

What is your relationship to DCBF?
DCBF Grantee

INTERESTING FACTS

Favorite Vacation Spot
Sharm El Sheikh 

Guilty Pleasure
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Hobbies
Yoga, travel, astrology, live music, HBO

One thing (other than your phone) you never leave your house without is…
Water or another beverage

If I hadn’t become a lawyer, I would be a…
Graphic designer

LEGAL AID

List three main challenges you faced early on in your career
Knew zero lawyers, caffeine overdose, and DC jail’s dress code

Most rewarding element of your work
Supporting the most persecuted and rebellious teens

The most pressing civil legal aid issue in DC is…
Lack of 24/7 access to safe, affordable shelter

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