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Rosalyn Overstreet-Gonzalez,
Mrs. Gonzalez also served as the legal recruiter training coordinator of the Agency’s Parole Division. Mrs. Gonzalez is a member of the Bars of the Districtof Columbia and Pennsylvania. In October 2015, she was sworn into the Bar of the United States Supreme Court by Chief Justice John Roberts. Ms. Gonzalez believes that integrity, determination and perseverance are keys to success and believes that ALL students deserve the help that is needed to reach their future goals.

Mrs. Gonzalez is a member of the Board of Directors of the Multicultural Career Intern Program (MCIP), the nonprofit community board for the school. She is married to Mr. Pablo A. Gonzalez and is the mother of two adult sons.
Mrs. Rosalyn Overstreet Gonzalez, a mother, community activist and criminal defense attorney, is a native of Southern California. Mrs. Gonzalez received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Spanish Linguistics from Howard University in 1986. During her years at Howard, she was an exchange student to La Universidad de San Juan De La Penitencia, in Toledo, Spain, where she studied Spanish heritage. In 1993, Mrs. Gonzalez graduated from the District of Columbia School of Law, where she earned a Juris Doctor Degree.

Mrs. Gonzalez is a strong believer in public service. While in law school, she performed hundreds of clinical hours volunteering as a student attorney in the areas of housing and consumer law and on behalf of persons with HIV and AIDS. Following her graduation from law school, Mrs. Gonzalez accepted a position in the Prisoner’s Rights Program of the Public Defender Service for the District. Later, she joined the Special Litigation Division, specializing in Parole Revocation proceedings.
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