Pradine joined Vera in March 2011. Previously, she was a postgraduate public interest fellow at the Legal Action Center (LAC). While at LAC, Pradine did research on the potential effect of a job applicant’s inaccurate disclosure of criminal history and on trends in medical marijuana legislation. During law school, Pradine completed legal internships with the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law and with Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee, a union of sex workers in Kolkata, India. Before law school, Pradine was an investigator at New York City’s Civilian Complaint Review Board and served as a youth community advocate at the Legal Rights Center in Minneapolis. Pradine earned her JD from Cornell Law School and her BA in English literature with creative writing from Dartmouth College.