Staff Attorney
Kosha Tucker is a Staff Attorney with the ACLU of Georgia’s Smart Justice Campaign, a criminal justice reform initiative to end mass incarceration and reduce racial disparities in the criminal justice system. Prior to joining the ACLU of GA, Kosha worked for 6 years as an Attorney at the DeKalb County Public Defender’s Office where she represented children and adults charged with misdemeanor and felony offenses.  

As a public defender, Kosha worked closely with public defenders throughout the country as a graduate of the Gideon’s Promise program and across the state as a facilitator with the Transition into Law Practice Program.  Kosha began her legal career as the Robin Nash Fellow at Emory’s Barton Child Law and Policy Center where she advised law students in the Center’s Policy and Appellate clinics and developed articles on child welfare and juvenile justice issues.  

Kosha received her J.D. from New York University School of Law, where she was a Root-Tilden-Kern Public Interest Scholar.  Her B.A. in Public Policy Studies from Duke University, where she was a Benjamin N. Duke Merit Scholar.