Angela M. Lloyd - Executive Director

Description of image Angela M. Lloyd was selected Executive Director of the Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation in November 2010 and officially began her work on January 3, 2011.

Ms. Lloyd is a graduate of the Columbia University School of Law. She also holds a Master's degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Ms. Lloyd received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame, where she graduated magna cum laude.

Ms. Lloyd's professional career is a career of service. Upon graduation from Notre Dame, she served two years in the Peace Corps in Kenya. Following that, Ms. Lloyd interned in Nairobi with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. After her first year of graduate school, Ms. Lloyd was awarded a Ford Foundation Fellowship and interned with the Australian Lawyers for Refugees in Hong Kong. After her first year of law school, Ms. Lloyd received a human rights fellowship which allowed her to intern with The Uganda Association of Women Lawyers in Kampala, Uganda. During law school, Ms. Lloyd interned with the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights in New York. After law school, she clerked for the Honorable Warren J. Ferguson on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Following her clerkship, Ms. Lloyd received a Columbia PILF (Public Interest Law Foundation) Fellowship in order to create an immigration clinic for low-income Africans in Los Angeles. Upon her return to New York in 1996, Ms. Lloyd joined Covenant House, which is the largest privately funded child-care agency in the Americas. Covenant House provides food, shelter, immediate crisis care and an array of other important services to homeless, throwaway and runaway kids. Ms. Lloyd subsequently served as the Director of the Youth Advocacy Center and Medical Office at Covenant House New Jersey. In 2003, Ms. Lloyd joined the faculty of the Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz School of Law as a clinical professor, teaching in the Justice for Children Practicum on a variety of topic related to children and the law.