Esther Darko
Staff Attorney

J.D. with Human Rights Certificate, University of Connecticut School of Law (2017)
B.A., English & African American Studies (honors), Temple University (2012)

Esther Darko joined Central West Justice Center in October 2017 under the Civil Legal Aid for Victims of Crime initiative. As a generalist, her practice includes housing law, family law, benefits and identity theft/fraud. During her time in law school, Esther focused her studies on public interest law and her community. She earned a Human Rights Certificate and was awarded the George & Lorraine Schatzki Award and the Priscilla Green Scholarship. Esther interned at the Connecticut Fair Housing Center, State of Connecticut Judicial Branch and the Office of the Principal Legal Advisor of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. She is proud to have taught Street Law in the High School at New Britain High School and held the titles of Secretary, Interim Community Service Chair and Vice President of UConn Law’s chapter of the Black Law Students Association. Esther is currently a member of the George W. Crawford Black Bar Association where she sits on the Student Mentoring Committee. She is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts and is fluent in Twi.