Maddie Seales is a May 2020 graduate of the University of Miami School of Law. At Miami Law, Seales co-founded the Alternative Legal Theories Reading Group and served as a senator in the Student Bar Association, president of the Public Interest Leadership Board, vice president of the National Lawyers Guild, and community service co-chair of the Black Law Students Association. She was a panelist on the "Reclaiming Our Legal Education" panel at the 2020 Rebellious Lawyering Conference at Yale Law School. Seales graduated from Amherst College in 2009 and prior to law school she was an actress in Los Angeles and an immigration case manager in New York. She spent her summers and post-bar clerking at the Office of the Los Angeles County Public Defender.