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Janae Craddock | Housing Law Outreach Attorney

Janae Craddock is a Richmond, Virginia native. She graduated from the University of Virginia in 2004, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Politics, with a Minor in History. In 2007 she earned a JD from the Norman A. Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University. It was while studying in law school Janae realized she had a passion for helping others and developed an interest in public service. After being admitted to the Virginia State Bar in 2007, she was hired at the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney for the City of Richmond in January. As a prosecutor, she argued motions and tried criminal cases in the General District, Traffic, and Circuit Courts. Currently, she is the Housing Law Outreach Attorney at Central Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc. Her practice focuses on providing advice and legal representation to low-income individuals facing evictions and other landlord-tenant related issues. In this role, she continues to serve the public and strive to effect positive change in the community. In 2019, she was appointed by Richmond City Mayor Levar Stoney to serve on the City of Richmond Eviction Task Force. That same year she was also recognized as one of Style Weekly’s “Top 40 under 40.” She is currently a member of the Virginia State Bar, Virginia Bar Association, Old Dominion Bar Association and Hill Tucker Bar Association.