Aragón, Veronica

Deputy Director, International Human Rights Clinic
Adjunct Professor of Law

BA, cum laude, New York University
JD, cum laude, Loyola Law School, Order of the Coif

Background

Veronica Aragón is Adjunct Professor and Deputy Director of Loyola Law School's International Human Rights Clinic. Before joining the Clinic, Veronica worked at the Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL), in the Washington, D.C. office litigating violations of human rights before the Inter-American Commission and Court of Human Rights, by member States of the Organization of American States, namely the Dominican Republic, Venezuela, and Colombia. Fluent in Spanish and Russian, Veronica has gained valuable work experience at a variety of other NGOs focusing on International Criminal, Human Rights and Humanitarian Law.

Since reviving the Loyola Law School Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild in 2008, she has been an executive board member of the Los Angeles Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild, first as a student, and now as a practicing attorney. Veronica graduated Order of the Coif from Loyola Law School, where she placed Best English Oralist and semifinalist at the American University Inter-American Human Rights Moot Court Competition.