Asher Waite-Jones

Asher Waite-Jones joined EBCLC’s Clean Slate Practice in 2019. Prior to joining EBCLC, Asher was a Staff Attorney and Equal Justice Works Fellow at Legal Services for Children in San Francisco, where he worked defending homeless youth in a wide variety of civil and criminal cases, including in moving violations and quality of life infractions and fighting for decriminalization of youth homelessness. During law school, he interned at the Bronx Defenders, the Contra Costa Public Defender’s Office, and at EBCLC’s Immigration and Homelessness Units. Prior to law school, Asher worked as a paralegal for a nonprofit representing incarcerated people in federal civil lawsuits and as a volunteer at a local needle exchange in his hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is committed to serving people facing structural oppression of all kinds, dismantling all hierarchical systems, ending mass incarceration, and moving towards the total liberation of all marginalized people.