Maddie Flood brings a wealth of knowledge to Lawyers Committee’s racial justice work. Prior to joining LCCRSF, Maddie was the Supervising Attorney at UnCommon Law where she represented people in the discretionary parole process and led a legal team that provided parole preparation services to people inside California’s prisons. She also practiced public benefits law at Homeless Action Center, supporting peoples’ access to benefits throughout Alameda County.
During law school Maddie served as a law student liaison to the Washington Supreme Court’s Minority and Justice Commission and was a member of the Race and Justice Clinic in which she sought post-conviction relief on behalf of clients who were convicted as youth. She also supported litigation challenging the conditions of confinement in King County jail at Columbia Legal Services and provided clean slate services to people through Bay Area Legal Aid’s Reentry Unit.
Prior to law school, Maddie worked as the Development Manager at Rockwood Leadership Institute and served as a Jesse M. Unruh Assembly Fellow for Nancy Skinner in the California State Assembly. She was admitted to the California State Bar in December 2019.