TaeRa Kim Franklin. Majors in justice and peace studies and English.
In college, TaeRa interned with the Minnesota Attorney General's Office and with Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights.After graduation she earned a law degree from the Benjamin Cardozo School of Law of Yeshiva University. She then served as law clerk for the Hon. Adlai S. Hardin, Jr., United States Bankruptcy Judge, Southern District of New York. She extolls the value of bankruptcy law as a compassionate yet responsible way to help people in trouble make a new start.
She served as Assistant Corporation Counsel in the Tax & Bankruptcy Litigation Division of the New York City Department of Law from 2005-2008. In June 2008, she joined South Brooklyn Legal Services as a Staff Attorney (Foreclosure Prevention) whose mission is to seek equal justice for low-income people in Brooklyn by providing a broad range of legal advocacy and information, helping empower poor people to identify and defeat the causes and effects of poverty in their communities.