Madeleine Wykstra

California Registered Legal Aid Attorney

Madeleine is a California Registered Legal Aid Attorney at the Youth Law Center, where she focuses on YLC's homelessness prevention efforts among young people transitioning out of the juvenile justice and foster care systems. Madeleine spent time at the San Francisco Public Defender's Juvenile Division, Department of Justice, and East Bay Community Law Center during law school before graduating UC Berkeley with her JD in 2018. After graduation, Madeleine worked at Davis Polk & Wardwell, where her pro bono practice spanned representation of minors and families in both the Eastern District of New York and Brooklyn Family Court. She later served as a law clerk to the Hon. Joshua D. Wolson in EDPA. In her spare time, Madeleine continues to participate in tenant organizing efforts in NYC to protect rent-stabilized New Yorkers from unlawful evictions and overcharges.

New York
California (Registered Legal Aid Attorney)