Juan Cartagena

Former President & General Counsel of LatinoJustice PRLDEF

Juan Cartagena is one of the nation’s leading voices on equality and nondiscrimination who has successfully used the law to effectuate systems change for the benefit of marginalized communities.  A public speaker, litigator, and educator, Mr. Cartagena, formerly the President & General Counsel of LatinoJustice PRLDEF, is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Columbia University School of Law, Juan currently lectures on constitutional and civil rights law at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, Rutgers Law School in Newark and at the Interamerican University School of Law in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  He is a former Municipal Court Judge in Hoboken, NJ.

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