Mohsin Mirza is the 2021-22 Inasmuch Foundation Legal Fellow where his work focuses on First Amendment issues, primarily involving libel, invasion of privacy, and protection of confidential sources and materials. A recent graduate of Berkeley Law, Mohsin interned previously at the California Attorney General's Office and the NAACP-Legal Defense Fund. He served as an Articles Editor for the California Law Review, as the Chair of the Berkeley Law Student Coalition for Diversity, and as a member of the California Asylum Representation Clinic. As a member of the Berkeley Policy Advocacy Clinic, Mohsin worked on a team that successfully passed legislation in California which ended the collection of burdensome fees assessed to families with youth in the juvenile legal system.
Prior to law school, Mohsin was the Voting Rights Program Coordinator at Asian Americans Advancing Justice: Asian Law Caucus where he worked on improving access to the ballot for limited-English speaking voters. He earned his B.A. at UC Santa Barbara during which time he served as the Undergraduate Chair of the UC Student Association representing the interests of UC Students in meetings with University leadership and statewide elected officials. He was born and raised in the Bay Area.
Not admitted to practice law.