Nia Franklin is an Associate in the Sacramento Office and is a member of the Labor, Employment and Personnel practice group. Prior to working at Dannis Woliver Kelley, Nia spent some time as a Law Fellow at the International Justice Resource Center in San Francisco, where she focused on human rights matters and violations. During her fellowship she assisted with the drafting of an amicus curiae brief for a case before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. Nia also had the opportunity to work in Costa Rica for the Rich Coast Project. While overseas, she conducted interviews with community members to discuss the legal and social ramifications of property and human rights legislation.
During her time at the University of San Francisco School of Law, Nia received the International Comparative Law Certificate and was also a member of the Black Law Students Association. Outside of law school, Nia interned for the Human Rights Watch as a part of the Prospect Research Team. She was also a judicial extern for a law firm in Sacramento.