Emily Good

Emily Good is a lawyer and human rights advocate based in Minnesota. Ms. Good is currently the Legal Projects Manager at the Minnesota Legal Services State Support agency. Ms. Good was a Staff Attorney for Research, Education & Advocacy at the Advocates for Human Rights from 2012-2015. While at the Advocates, she worked on the One Voice Minnesota Monitoring Project, assessing how welcoming Minnesota is for immigrants and refugees using a human rights framework. Ms. Good was the previous director of the Refugee & Immigrant Program representing asylum seekers before the Asylum Office, Immigration Court and the Board of Immigration Appeals, in addition to advising volunteer attorneys. Ms. Good often speaks about immigration and asylum law to various groups, and co-authored an article about asylum that was published in Hennepin Lawyer in May 2006. In 2005, Ms. Good was named an "Up and Coming Attorney" by Minnesota Lawyer. Ms. Good is currently co-teaching the Immigration Law Clinic at the University of Minnesota Law School as an adjunct. She chaired the Human Rights Committee of the Minnesota State Bar Association for three years. Ms. Good received her J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2003 and has a B.A. in American Studies from the University of Iowa.