Merilin Castillo is a litigation & enforcement associate whose practice includes civil enforcement matters, government investigations and civil litigation. Additionally, Merilin represents indigent defendants pro bono in federal criminal cases through the firm’s participation in the Criminal Justice Act program. Merilin is a member of the 2017 class of Roscoe Trimmier Jr. Diversity Scholarship recipients.
During law school, Merilin was the Editor-In-Chief of A Jailhouse Lawyer’s Manual, a premier resource designed to assist incarcerated individuals understand their legal rights and served as a student attorney for the Challenging the Consequences of Mass Incarceration Clinic. She served as the President of the First-Generation Professionals group and interned full time as a New York State Pro Bono Scholar at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.
- JD, Columbia Law School, 2019
- BA (History and Literature, French Citation), Harvard University, 2016
Admissions / Qualifications
- Massachusetts, 2019