Nicole V. Lehtman is the Washington Center Program Manager for the Washington, D.C., Legal Externship Program. Prior to joining The Washington Center, she was a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Office of International Affairs, where she coordinated international extradition and mutual assistance matters involving Latin America. Lehtman has also served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, has worked at a private law firm in South Florida specializing in civil litigation and international arbitration, and has taught as an adjunct professor in the Trial Advocacy program at American University’s Washington College of Law.
Born in Miami, Lehtman is a native Spanish speaker whose family is from Santiago, Chile. She is a graduate, cum laude, of American University’s Washington College of Law and of the University of Miami where she graduated, with honors, with a degree in Political Science and International Studies.
B.A., University of Miami, 1996
J.D., American University Washington College of Law, 2000