Why do you come to work at Root & Rebound every day?   “I have been personally affected by the disproportionate impact the criminal justice system has on African-Americans and I want to show others who look like me that there is someone who understands and empathizes with your situation and is willing to support you.”

Why do you come to work at Root & Rebound every day?

“I have been personally affected by the disproportionate impact the criminal justice system has on African-Americans and I want to show others who look like me that there is someone who understands and empathizes with your situation and is willing to support you.”

Lindsey Askew

FALL LAW CLERK - FRESNO OFFICE

Lindsey is a third-year law student at University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, visiting from Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida where she began her career as a law student. Before law school, she received her MBA from Saint Leo University and her B.A. in Political Science from Spelman College. After college, Lindsey began a career in Human Resources where she worked for Fortune 500 companies throughout the Tampa Bay area. 

Throughout her law school career, Lindsey worked full-time as the Program Administrator at Ready4Work-Hillsborough at Abe Brown Ministries, Inc., a local reentry program serving over 700 people who have been justice-involved across four counties in its first 5 years of existence. In her second year of law school, she served as an extern for a local judge in the 13th Judicial Circuit, focusing on Family Law and Dependency cases, while also serving as the National Federal Bar Association Secretary.

In her last year of law school, Lindsey is looking forward to her clerkship with Root & Rebound and participating in the Prisoner Civil Rights and Mediation Clinic at McGeorge School of Law, where she will represent current incarcerated people.

In her spare time, Lindsey enjoys reading and spending time with her family.