Sarah Robinson, Esq. is the inaugural Justice for Victims Fellow for the Institute to Address Commercial Sexual Exploitation. In this position, Ms. Robinson serves victims and survivors of commercial sexual exploitation with trauma-informed legal advocacy. She is an Assistant Defender with the Defender Association of Philadelphia, providing criminal defense representation to participants in the Municipal Court problem-solving program, Project Dawn Court. Ms. Robinson also pursues post-conviction relief on behalf of victims and survivors of sex trafficking, including filing for vacatur, expungement, clemency, and reduction of court costs. Outside of direct representation, Ms. Robinson regularly conducts trainings on human trafficking laws, contributes to local policy development, and engages in legislative reform advocacy.
Ms. Robinson is a 2016 graduate of Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law. Ms. Robinson completed her undergraduate education in English and Gender Studies at West Chester University of Pennsylvania.