Carmel A. Joseph

Associate
Washington, DC

Carmel Joseph is an associate in the firm’s Finance Department, focusing her practice on housing finance matters. As a Rural Summer Legal Corps Student Fellow with Equal Justice Works, she has assisted in housing cases, settlement negotiations and conducted client intake interviews. She also has experience researching, writing memoranda and points of authority; reviewing and preparing draft opinions.

While serving as a law clerk at Connecticut Legal Services, Carmel researched high eviction rates resulting from a lack of affordable housing in Waterbury, Connecticut; highlighted state statutes that seek redress for the financial exploitation of the elderly; and created an all-inclusive guide to obtaining public benefits for convicted persons reentering society.

Professional Highlights

Judicial Clerkships

Law Clerk, Connecticut Judicial Branch Superior Court, 2020

Professional Activities

American Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

Credentials 

Education

Quinnipiac University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2020)
President, Black Law Students Association

University at Albany, State University of New York (B.A., magna cum laude, 2016)

Languages

Conversational in Spanish

Conversational in Haitian Creole

Admissions

New York

Not admitted to practice in District of Columbia