Tamar Alexanian

Staff Attorney

Tamar Anna Alexanian is a staff attorney at the Youth Law Center. Prior to joining the Youth Law Center, Tamar was a Skadden Fellow at the Children's Law Center of California (CLC). Tamar's fellowship project involved enforcing the rights of CLC’s LGBTQ+ clients, securing gender-affirming care for transgender and gender diverse youth and appropriate foster placements for all LGBTQ+ youth. While in law school at the University of Michigan, Tamar was a graduate student instructor in the Women’s & Gender Studies Department; she also participated in the Child Welfare Appellate Clinic and Child Advocacy Law Clinic, where she focused on representing children and parents in dependency proceedings at the trial and appellate levels. Prior to law school, Tamar was a Fulbright Scholar in Taichung, Taiwan and an AmeriCorps member in Chicago, Illinois.


JD, University of Michigan Law School, 2021
BA, Vanderbilt University, 2016

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