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School of Law


Michelle Dhunjishah

Title: Director
Department: Children's Law Center
School of Law
Phone: 803-576-7243

1300 Pickens Street
Columbia, SC 29208

Michelle Dhunjishah


Michelle Dhunjishah serves as the Director of the Children’s Law Center at the University of South Carolina School of Law. Prior to her joining the Children’s Law Center, she served in the United States Army JAG Corps and then spent 12 years advocating for permanency for abused and neglected children at the South Carolina Foster Care Review Board.

Michelle is licensed to practice law in North Carolina and South Carolina. She also taught legal writing to first-year students at the University of South Carolina School of Law and was recognized by the South Carolina Bar as the Young Lawyer of the Year in 2009.  She holds a J.D. from Wake Forest University School of Law and a B.A. in Government from the University of Texas.


  • J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law
  • B.A., Government, University of Texas

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