Micauri Vargas is an Associate Counsel of the Democracy & Justice Program at the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice.
Before joining the Institute, Micauri was a Deputy Attorney General in the 2020 New Jersey AG Honors Program. As an Honors Program Deputy, she was assigned to the Division of Law, Affirmative Civil Rights & Labor Section, which investigates civil rights, labor, and workplace violations and brings appropriate actions to combat those violations.
In 2020, she graduated from Rutgers Law School Newark, where she served as the Business Editor of the Race and the Law Review and was Co-Chair of the American Constitution Society and National Lawyers Guild. In 2014, she graduated with a B.A. in Economics from New York University.