Keeshea Turner Roberts rejoined Neighborhood Legal Services Program in August 2010 and was promoted to Managing Attorney of our two offices East of the Anacostia River in June of 2012. She specializes in family law/domestic relations, special education, and public benefits matters. Prior to joining the NLSP, she held several attorney positions and served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Janet Albert, Andrea L. Harnett, Karen A. Howze, and Richard Ringell, Judges for the Superior Court for the District of Columbia.
Ms. Turner Roberts has a strong commitment to public service as demonstrated by her previous positions at organizations such as ACLU for the National Capital Area, Legal Services for Northern Virginia, Bread for the City, Office of the Public Defender for the City of Alexandria and Fairfax, Columbus Community Legal Services, and DC Law Students in Court.
Ms. Turner Roberts received her Juris Doctor and Certificate in Law and Public Policy from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Hollins University.
Ms. Turner Roberts is admitted to the bar of the District of Columbia. She is also a member of the District of Columbia Bar Association; the American Bar Association; the Greater Washington Chapter, Women Lawyers Division, National Bar Association (GWAC) and the Charlotte E. Ray American Inn of Courts. Additionally, Ms. Turner Roberts is a volunteer instructor for the divorce and child custody clinics held by the DC Bar Pro Bono Program.
Ms. Turner Roberts authored a law review article: “The Applicability of the Americans with Disabilities Act in Professional Sports” which was published in the Spring 2011 Willamette Sports Law Journal.