billy peard staff attorney

Title/Position

Staff Attorney

Department

Legal

Billy Peard is the ACLU of Arizona's bilingual staff attorney based in Tucson.  Prior to joining the ACLU of Arizona, Billy was a staff attorney for legal aid in Massachusetts, where he represented immigrant farmworkers in unpaid minimum wage, overtime, and immigration matters. Previously, Billy was a staff attorney at Georgia Legal Services Program where he represented workers earning sometimes as little as $4 per hour.  He earned his B.A. in History and Political Science from Warren Wilson College (North Carolina) and his J.D. from Vermont Law School.  Billy grew up in Tucson.

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