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Supervised Externship Program

Avis L. Sanders, Director

Avis L. Sanders, the Director of the Externship Program, practiced employment discrimination law for many years prior to her arrival at WCL. From 1990 to 2002, she directed the EEO Intake Project at the Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs, and worked as a staff attorney on a number of the Committee's individual and class action employment discrimination cases. Ms. Sanders was also responsible for training and supervising hundreds of law students and attorneys who provided pro bono assistance to the Committee. Ms. Sander's primary hobby is the Korean martial art of Tae Kwon Do, in which she holds a second dan black belt. She currently teaches with XPT Tae Kwon Do in Washington DC.
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