Mia graduated from Northeastern University School of Law in 2013, where she was a recipient of the Massachusetts Black Judges Book Award and the John T. Gaffney Memorial Scholarship for her dedication to public interest law. During law school, Mia interned with the Center for Appellate Litigation, The Bronx Defenders, The Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, and The Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington. Additionally, while at Northeastern, Mia was a Lawyering Fellow with the Legal Skills in Social Context program, and during her 2L year she acted as vice-chair for the Black Law Students Association. Mia also participated as a student attorney in both the Prisoners’ Rights Clinic and Criminal Advocacy Clinic. Prior to law school, Mia worked for two years as a Team Administrator at the Neighborhood Defenders Service of Harlem, and as an undergraduate she interned with the New York Capital Defender Office. Mia received her B.A. from Boston College in 2007, where she was a History major and an African and African Diaspora Studies minor.