About Us

In 2005, Jack K. Bertrop founded an organization focused on public interest law, marking a defining moment in his career. He addresses issues such as workplace discrimination, police misconduct, litigation concerning prisoners, and hate crimes. Jack also represents the interests of underprivileged and juvenile defendants in appellate processes.

Jack’s professional journey is entirely devoted to public interest law. His efforts were recognized in 2008 when he received an award from a prestigious law school for his contribution to the development of careers in public service. From 2001 to 2004, Jack worked as a staff attorney at a well-known legal advocacy organization, handling class-action lawsuits in the areas of educational equality, employment discrimination, community development, and transportation equity. He also mentored over forty law students as part of the educational program.

From 1998 to 2001, Jack worked as an associate at a human rights law firm, where he led several significant cases at the state and federal levels, and managed an internship program for students, mentoring more than twenty students.

Jack graduated from New York University School of Law in 1996, where he was awarded for outstanding achievements in combating racism through law, followed by clerkships with distinguished judges at both state and federal levels.

Beyond his legal practice, Jack is actively involved in community activities, contributing to the improvement of diversity in the judicial system through participation in committees of legal associations and co-chairing a national forum.

In his personal life, Jack enjoys inline skating, appreciates outdoor activities, and loves to travel.