Profile in Good: Crystal Weinraub
Crystal Weinraub is a Staff Attorney with the Permanency Project at Legal Aid Service of Broward County. Crystal represents children involved in the dependency system for all phases of casework, including client and witness interviews, discovery, investigations, negotiations, and legal research and appeals.
“My mom is a therapist with Broward County Public Schools so I grew up knowing some of the problems that children face. I knew from a very early age that I wanted to make a difference by working with kids in some manner.” – Crystal Weinraub.
In addition to her work with the Permanency Project achieving permanency for minors, Crystal is a member of the Racial Equity Committee within the Children’s Unit at Legal Aid.
Previously, Crystal served as a legal intern with the Education Legal Rights Project at Legal Aid, which helps children improve their access to education, foster care services, healthcare, and housing.
Crystal earned her J.D. from Elon University School of Law in Greensboro, North Carolina. During her time at Elon University, Crystal served as Teaching Assistant for the Legal Methods and Communications course, where she assisted 25 first-year law students. Crystal also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Sociology from Florida Atlantic University. Outside of work, Crystal likes to spend her time with her husband and four pets as well as helping in her mother’s classroom.