Chelsea Wilkins currently serves as an Attorney Advisor at the LA Immigration Court, completing a two-year clerkship through the Department of Justice Honors Program. She received her Juris Doctor from William & Mary Law School, after graduating magna cum laude from James Madison University, where she studied Biological Anthropology and Justice Studies. Chelsea has studied organized crime and the mafia in Italy, attended a global citizenship and peace conference in Hiroshima, Japan, and completed her Honors Thesis on Indigenous Land Rights in South Africa. During law school, she interned at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague, the International Division of the National Center for State Courts, and the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia.
Chelsea is passionate about issues dealing with climate change, sustainability, and international human rights. She enjoys traveling and has visited 18 countries. In her spare time, Chelsea enjoys hiking, rock climbing, photography, and playing the saxophone.