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Trisha Trigilio

Senior Staff Attorney

Criminal Law Reform Project


Trisha Trigilio is a senior staff attorney with the Criminal Law Reform Project, where she leads the ACLU’s national litigation on bail reform, pretrial release, and the right to counsel at first appearance.

Prior to joining the Criminal Law Reform Project, Trisha was a senior staff attorney at the ACLU of Texas and an instructor at the University of Texas School of Law Civil Rights Clinic. Her prior work includes litigation successfully challenging criminalization of homelessness, debtors’ prison, and inhumane prison conditions. Trisha was a law clerk for the Honorable J. Paul Oetken and the Office of Pro Se Litigation in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. She is a graduate of New York University College of Arts and Science and New York University School of Law.