Madeline Starbranch

  • Lecturer

Madeline Starbranch joined the Legal Aid Justice Center in 2019 as an attorney for the Virginia Justice Project for Farm and Immigrant Workers. Previously, she was as a Virginia assistant public defender. Starbranch has represented over a thousand clients in criminal, immigration, labor, consumer and housing matters.

While a student at the University of Virginia School of Law, Starbranch was the director of community outreach for the Migrant Farmworker Project, a senior editorial board member for the Virginia Journal of Policy and the Law, a clinic student for the Innocence Project and recipient of the 2015 Pro Bono Award.



  • J.D.
    University of Virginia School of Law
  • B.A.
    Mount Holyoke College