To sign up for an individual advising appointment with Beth Tossell, please select a time on the board located outside of the CDO on the 13th floor – appointments will last 20 minutes and are open to all 1L, 2L, and 3L students.
Beth Tossell joined Children’s Law Center (CLC) as an Equal Justice Works fellow in 2007. In her first position at Children’s Law Center, Beth as worked as a guardian ad litem special education attorney, representing children with special education needs who have been physically abused, sexually abused or neglected by their parents or guardians. She recently transitioned into the position of Senior Policy Attorney, where she advocates for policies regarding abuse and neglect, adoption, guardianship, custody, special education, health care, housing and public benefits matters. CLC’s policy advocacy is closely coordinated with the direct representation of CLC’s clients in the organization’s Guardian Ad Litem, Family Permanency, and Health Access Program, programs.
Beth graduated from Harvard Law School in 2007. During law school, Beth represented incarcerated youth in disciplinary hearings and low-income tenants in housing matters. She also spent a summer working on death penalty cases in Louisiana. At law school, she served as an editor of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review and led efforts to strengthen the public interest community and to improve the climate on campus for LGBT students.