Senior Supervising Attorney
A 2000 graduate of Emory University School of Law, Ms. Weisburd serves as the Child Advocacy Senior Supervising Attorney and Pro Bono Coordinator. In 2004, she joined Dade Legal Aid in the Child Advocacy Project as an Advocate for Foster Youth representing teenagers living in foster care in dependency hearings as well as assisting with social service and educational needs. Upon joining the agency, she researched and wrote “Achieving Independence,” the Road to Independence Training Manual for judges and attorneys representing youth aging out of foster care. As the Child Advocacy Senior Supervising Attorney, she supervises, supports and trains pro bono attorneys, coordinates pro bono referrals from various partnering agencies and advocates for children in dependency proceedings. Ms. Weisburd worked as an Advance Staff Member for Vice President Al Gore and the Clinton/Gore 1996 Presidential Campaign and as an Associate at Hunton & Williams in their Atlanta Offices prior to joining Legal Aid. Ms. Weisburd was a junior board member of Camp Twin Lakes, a medical camping program for children with special needs, and later served as counsel and event coordinator for the organization. An active member of the community, Ms. Weisburd served as a board member of the City of Miami Beach Commission for Women and, in September 2019, was honored by Foster Care Review as its Child Welfare Professional of the Month. She is licensed in Florida and Georgia.