Civil Rights Attorney
Atlanta native Nicole Fauster attended Georgetown University Law Center as a Blume Public Interest Scholar and holds a Juris Doctor and a Certificate in Refugees and Humanitarian Emergencies. Prior to and throughout law school, Nicole advocated and worked toward the protection of marginalized communities both personally and professionally. As a civil rights attorney at CAIR-Georgia, Nicole pursues legal solutions for clients who are victims of bigotry, discrimination and hate due to their Muslim faith.
Nicole has worked with well-known civil rights and movement lawyering organizations including: the American Civil Liberties Union, Project South, the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, and CAIR-DFW to advocate for the rights of Muslim prisoners, support communities affected by government surveillance, prevent the deportation of Muslims, and organize the community around the Muslim Ban. She participated in two of Georgetown’s renowned legal clinics, The Center for Applied Legal Studies and The Health Justice Alliance, and by the end of her time at Georgetown, had completed over 150 hours of pro bono legal assistance.
Nicole’s hobbies include watching documentaries, trying out new vegan recipes, and playing board games.