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Tristia Bauman

Senior Attorney
National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty

Tristia Bauman combines litigation, legal education, and legislative advocacy strategies to prevent and end homelessness. Her work focuses on combating the criminalization of homelessness and advocating for laws that protect the civil and human rights of homeless people. Tristia also conducts legal trainings around the country, writes reports and other publications related to housing, and serves as a legal resource for homeless advocates.

Tristia began her law career at Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc. as a housing attorney working with low-income tenants in federally subsidized housing. She later served for several years as an Assistant Public Defender in Miami-Dade County.

Tristia hails from Auckland, New Zealand but was raised in Washington State where she attended the University of Washington as an undergraduate and law student. She received her B.A. in Anthropology in 2000 and her J.D. in 2006.

Tristia Bauman will be speaking at:

Transforming Vacant and Abandoned Properties into Community Assets

November 18, 2017 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

World Cafe: Solutions for Homelessness

November 17, 2017 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

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