Teresa Hepler

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Teresa Hepler is an attorney at the Legal Aid Justice Center in the Civil Rights and Racial Justice Program, where she works with directly-impacted community members on criminal legal system reform. Hepler worked as a public defender in New Hampshire before coming back to Charlottesville, where she  earned her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law. 
While a student at the Law School, Hepler received the Mortimer Caplin Public Service award and completed the Housing Law clinic. Hepler earned her B.A. from the University of Maryland, College Park and her M.A. in humanities from the University of Chicago.