Elizabeth “Lizz” Crivaro


Defending Vulnerable Populations


Legal Fellow

Crivaro is a Legal Fellow with the Defending Vulnerable Populations section. She came to CLINIC after graduating from the Georgetown University Law Center in May 2020, where she served as a student deportation defense attorney at the Center for Applied Legal Studies and as a research assistant for the Georgetown Law Journal. 

During law school, Crivaro interned and volunteered at various public interest organizations, including the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia’s immigration division, the Prison Law Office, the CARA Pro Bono Project and the ACLU of Pennsylvania. 

Prior to that, Crivaro served as an AmeriCorps Teaching Fellow in Brooklyn, N.Y., and as a legal assistant at a Washington D.C., law firm. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh in political science and philosophy, with a minor in Italian and a certificate in global governance and economy.