Maya Weinstein, an associate specializing in education law, brings unique perspectives and experience to the team. While earning her law degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Maya was president of the Student Bar Association and an articles editor for the North Carolina Law Review. Prior to law school, she was a Title IX consultant and has since worked in various education settings, including the U.S. Department of Education and public school systems. After law school, Maya served as a law clerk for Justice Mark A. Davis at the Supreme Court of North Carolina and then as a legal fellow with the National Student Legal Defense Network.
Out of the office, Maya serves on the board of PetPalsNC, an organization that promotes animal-assisted therapy in K-12 schools. She enjoys live music, baking, boxing, and watching her husband play softball for the Brandwein’s Bombers.
U.S. Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime, 2017 Tomorrow’s Leaders Award
University of San Diego
Certificate, Restorative Justice Facilitation and Leadership, 2021
University of North Carolina School of Law
Juris Doctor with Honors, 2020
Articles Editor, North Carolina Law Review
Granted membership into the James E. and Carolyn B. Davis Society
George Washington University
Bachelor of Arts, Criminal Justice and Human Services, 2015
North Carolina State Bar, 2020
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, 2021
District of Columbia Bar, 2021
16th Judicial District Bar, 2021
North Carolina Bar Association, Education Section and Young Lawyers Division Member
National Student Legal Defense Network, Washington, D.C.; Legal Fellow, January 2021- September 2021
University of North Carolina System Office, Chapel Hill, N.C.; Legal Intern, Office of Legal Affairs, Fall 2019
U.S. Department of Education, Washington, D.C.; Legal Intern, Office of the General Counsel Divisions of Postsecondary Education and Educational Equity, Summer 2019
Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, M.D.; Legal Intern, Office of the General Counsel, Summer 2018
The Religious Action Center, Washington, D.C.; Legislative Assistant Fellowship, August 2016- August 2017
Wu, Grohovksy & Whipple, P.L.L.C, Washington, D.C.; Title IX Consultant, June 2016- June 2017
Supreme Court of North Carolina, Law Clerk, Justice Mark A. Davis, August 2020- December 2020
School of Surveillance: The Students’ Rights Implications of Artificial Intelligence as K-12 Public School Security, 98 N.C. Rev. 438 (2020)
UNC Law Alumni Association, Alumni Engagement Committee
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