Chinh Q. Le is the Legal Director of the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia. Legal Aid is the District’s oldest and largest general civil legal services organization. Since 1932, Legal Aid lawyers have been making justice real in individual and systemic ways for D.C. residents living in poverty. Prior to joining Legal Aid in July 2011, Chinh was the Director of the Division on Civil Rights in the Office of the New Jersey Attorney General. He has been a Skadden Fellow and then Assistant Counsel at the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc., in New York. He has also worked as a litigation associate at Jenner & Block LLP. Chinh spent the 2008-2009 academic year as a practitioner-in-residence at Seton Hall Law School and an adjunct associate research scholar at Columbia Law School, where he was affiliated with the Center for Institutional and Social Change.