Jackson-native Paheadra Robinson directs the Consumer Legal Resource Center of the Mississippi Center for Justice. She is a graduate of Tougaloo College and the University of Mississippi School of Law. In addition to private practice, Robinson has also served as legislative counsel to three House committees: Conservation and Water Management, Juvenile Justice, and Municipalities. Her knowledge of the Legislature and its players has helped MCJ open important doors at the Capitol.
Robinson co-founded the Mississippi-based Fresh Start Foundation to provide direct financial aid to victims of Hurricane Katrina. Recognized for her commitment to community activism, she was recently selected to attend Jackson’s Parents for Public Schools’ Leadership Institute. Robinson and her husband, also an attorney, live in Jackson with their two young sons.