Zal Shroff is a staff attorney at the ACLU of Kansas in Wichita. Prior to joining the ACLU, Zal held a fellowship at the Vera Institute of Justice where he provided in-house support for various programs and research projects. He also worked extensively on legal issues related to expanding access to postsecondary education for those who are incarcerated.
Zal received his law degree from Columbia University. While in law school, Zal spent three semesters working for Columbia’s mass incarceration clinic, helping to represent incarcerated people in civil rights actions and in cases against the New York State Board of Parole. Zal also held positions as a legal intern with the New York Public Library, the Charities Bureau at the New York Attorney General’s Office, and the chambers of Judge Valerie Caproni in the Southern District of New York.
Zal is a native of Tarrytown, New York and attended Brown University for his undergraduate degree, where he received a degree in Latin.