D'Adre Cunningham, JD

Ms. Cunningham is currently the Incarcerated Parents Project attorney at Washington Defender Association in Seattle, Washington. She is also currently collaborating with the University of Washington Court Improvement Training Academy & the Washington State Office of Civil Legal Aid Children’s Representation Program as the Western Washington mentorship program coordinator. She formerly served indigent clients for 15 years as a public defender at The Defender Association, now a division of the King County Department of Public Defense. Ms. Cunningham spent five of those years as an Attorney Supervisor in the Dependency Unit. Her other legal experience includes representing children and parents in child welfare proceedings; defending indigent adults in Seattle Municipal misdemeanor proceedings & in King County Superior Court felony proceedings; and advocating for systemic reforms at The Racial Disparity Project.

Ms. Cunningham is an alumna of the University Of Washington School Of Law. She currently serves in a volunteer capacity as co-chair of the Child Welfare Subcommittee of the WSBA Juvenile Law Section Executive Committee, as a member of the King County Bar Association's Juvenile Justice Task Force, and as a volunteer Board Member at Solid Ground, a local anti-racist, anti-poverty nonprofit advocacy organization.