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Denise Lieberman

Adjunct Professor

Denise Lieberman is a nationally recognized voting rights lawyer who has been on the front lines of voting rights debates in Missouri and around the country for the last 20 years. She serves as Director and General Counsel of the Missouri Voter Protection Coalition, a nonpartisan statewide network of voter advocates. Denise has testified in support of the Voting Rights Act before Congress and previously served as director of Power & Democracy for Advancement Project National Office in Washington DC, a racial justice organization, where she brought lawsuits on voter ID laws, early voting requirements and rights restoration in states like Missouri, North Carolina, Louisiana, Wisconsin, Florida and others. Denise is also faculty director of the Voter Access and Engagement Initiative at Washington University in St. Louis, where she is an adjunct professor of law and political science. Denise has been at the forefront of voting rights debates in her home state of Missouri and across the country, helping lead campaigns to advance voting reform in Congress and fight the spate of restrictive voting proposals in the states.  In her role with the Missouri Voter Protection Coalition, Denise coordinates statewide nonpartisan Election Protection efforts in Missouri in collaboration with a community partners including the Mound City Bar Association.

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