Keeshea Turner Roberts has practiced law since 2006. She was appointed to the position of Managing Attorney in 2012, after serving as a staff attorney at NLSP for two and half years. Currently, Keeshea supervises NLSP’s family and public benefits practices. She is the senior attorney in our Ward 7 “Polk Street” office, as well as our Ward 8 Pennsylvania Avenue office. Additionally, Keeshea is a frequent presenter at community-based clinics.
Prior to joining NLSP, Keeshea 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, Magistrate Judges for the Superior Court for the District of Columbia.
Keeshea has a strong commitment to public interests law 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 Cities of Alexandria and Fairfax, Columbus Community Legal Services, and D.C. Law Students in Court. Additionally, Keeshea is a volunteer instructor for the divorce and child custody clinics held by the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program.
Keeshea received her Juris Doctor and Certificate in Law and Public Policy from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law. While attending law school, she was the recipient of the First Lap and Extra Mile Awards. Keeshea received her Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Hollins University (formerly Hollins College).