Adeola O. Adekunle
Wilbanks Child Endangerment and Sexual Exploitation Clinic Post-Graduate Fellow
B.A., University of Georgia
J.D., Washington University in St. Louis
Adeola Adekunle serves as a Post-Graduate Fellow in the University of Georgia School of Law’s Wilbanks Child Endangerment and Sexual Exploitation Clinic. In this role, she assists with the provision of direct legal services to survivors of child sexual abuse in juvenile court and civil tort litigation. Adekunle will help with litigation and policy advocacy, which will include drafting and filing pleadings, appearing at hearings on behalf of clients, conducting legal research, and writing and supervising clinic students.
While earning her Juris Doctor at Washington University in St. Louis, she served as the chief primary editor of the Global Studies Law Review. She also worked as a student attorney in the school’s Children’s Rights Clinic and Entrepreneurship and Intellectual Property Clinic. Adekunle’s other legal experience includes work at Advocates For Justice in New York City, the Legal Resource Centre in South Africa and Legal Aid South Africa. Additionally, she has experience researching international issues relating to gun violence and international criminal liability. In 2018, she was honored with the Washington University Clinical Legal Education Association Outstanding Student Award.
She earned her bachelor’s degree from UGA, and she has a basic proficiency in Arabic and Spanish.