Alexi Freeman, Board Member

At Denver Law, Alexi Freeman leads the nationally recognized externship program, teaches social change lawyering courses, and oversees a range of efforts dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusion in her roles as associate dean of diversity, equity and inclusion; director of social justice initiatives; and professor of the practice. She currently serves various academic committees around experiential learning, is a commissioner for the Colorado Access to Justice Commission, and regularly presents on diversity and equity, movement lawyering, and externships. Before joining Denver Law, Freeman worked as an attorney at Advancement Project, a national civil rights group. She assisted grassroots organizations across the country on social justice advocacy campaigns around education and juvenile justice policy, housing, and voting rights issues. Freeman received a J.D. from Harvard Law School, where she was recognized for her leadership on campus and public service commitment. She received a B.A. in Journalism and Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She first became interested in racial and social justice issues as a child growing up in an interracial and interfaith family.