Marguerite Schauer joined Project Guardianship in June of 2022. Her previous experience is in criminal defense and advocacy for reform of the criminal legal system. She was a public defense attorney on the West Coast and a parole revocation defense attorney at the Legal Aid Society, as well as a staff attorney at the Center for HIV Law & Policy, where she advocated for reforming laws that criminalize people living with HIV. Marguerite is excited to take on a new sort of role at PG, advocating for the interests of people under guardianships in a manner that respects the dignity of each individual. Marguerite received a JD with a Certificate in Public Interest Law from Lewis & Clark Law School and a BA from the Evergreen State College.