Aysha Ames

Ames Aysha

Director of Legal Writing

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  • Aysha Ames has a twenty-year background in education, law, and entrepreneurship. 

    Ames is an attorney with the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights where she works to ensure equal access to education and resolves complaints of discrimination. Ms. Ames is also a member of the Office for Civil Rights’ Diversity and Inclusion Council.

    Ms. Ames is the founder of Yogalese LLC, a consulting company, and also manages a yoga law practice where she advises and counsels yoga studios and instructors on employment, business liability, tax, and intellectual property matters.

    Before her career in law, Ms. Ames taught elementary mathematics in Montclair, New Jersey. She is a member of the bar in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.



    Rutgers University School of Law—Camden (J.D.)

    Rutgers University – Graduate School of Education (M.Ed.), and Rutgers College (B.A.)