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Nestor Perez

Associate Attorney

Nestor Perez (@nestorvperez) is an associate attorney with our Miami, Florida office passionate about the shift to clean energy, public service, and grassroots campaigns.

Prior to joining Earthjustice, Nestor served as a housing rights attorney in Legal Services of Greater Miami, as a child welfare attorney at the Florida Department of children and families, and as a Miami grassroots community organizer. Nestor was selected by the U.S. State Department - Congress Bundestgag Youth Exchange Fellowship as one of 75 Americans to represent the United States in Germany in the class of 2010-2011. His writing on environmental justice and minority rights in Latin America was featured by the German human rights organization Society for Threatened Peoples in its magazine Pogrom.

Nestor received a B.A. in International Relations from Florida International University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude, an M.A. in Political Science from Universidad de Los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia, and a J.D. from the University of Miami. He is a member of the Bar in Florida and in the District of Columbia.