Paulina Lucio Maymon
Equal Justice Works Fellow sponsored by Greenberg Traurig, LLP and UPS, Inc.
Paulina Lucio Maymon joined SCHR’s Capital Litigation Unit in 2022 as an Equal Justice Works Fellow sponsored by Greenberg Traurig LLP and UPS. Her work focuses on providing parole advocacy to people in Georgia who were sentenced to life in prison as children.
Paulina earned her J.D. from American University Washington College of Law (WCL), where she was a student attorney with the Criminal Justice Clinic. While in law school, Paulina interned at SCHR, the Federal Public Defender for the Eastern District of Virginia, the Center for Justice and International Law, and Juveniles Justice Advocates International. Upon graduating from WCL, she received the Peter M. Cicchino Award for Outstanding Public Advocacy in the Public Interest.
Before law school, Paulina worked at the Cornell Center on the Death Penalty Worldwide and served as a paralegal for the Mexican Capital Legal Assistance Program. As a Fulbright scholar, she earned a Master of Public Administration from Cornell University in 2018. Paulina also holds a B.A. in International Relations from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City.