Emily Decker, Development Associate


Emily currently serves on Legal Council's Development team as the Development Associate. Her work includes coordinating grant applications, organizing and facilitating fundraising events, and communicating with partners and supporters, all while practicing community-centric fundraising principals. Prior to serving as the organization's Development Associate, Emily served on Legal Council's Children & Families team as an AmeriCorps VISTA, gaining a rich base of client-centered knowledge while supporting attorneys and legal advocates with their individual caseloads, and presenting client and outcome data to MLP partners. Originally from Minnesota, Emily graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2020 with a double major in Political Science and English Literature and a minor in European Studies, with a specific focus on conflict studies and resolution and economic development. Emily's previous work includes coordinating and executing fundraising events for local nonprofits in Madison, Wisconsin, and working as a paraprofessional at a Montessori school for children with learning disabilities.