Lillian Langford, JD ’13
Legal Adviser on War Crimes and Transitional Justice, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.
Lillian is a Legal Adviser on War Crimes and Transitional Justice at the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina. Prior to joining the OSCE in Sarajevo, Lillian worked as a Fulbright scholar at the Tian Shan Policy Center in Kyrgyzstan, where she investigated and taught about the effects of gender based violence and bride kidnapping on the realization of women’s property rights; a Harvard Law School Fellow at the Soros Foundation Kyrgyzstan; a consultant for UNDP Kyrgyzstan; a Program Coordinator for the Foundation for Sustainable Development in India and Kenya; and a legal investigator for the Public Defender’s Office in Florida’s 10th Judicial Circuit.
During her studies Lillian focused on international human rights and global affairs, spending her summers working in the Prosecutor’s Office of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal in Cambodia, refugee rights organization Pro Asyl in Germany, and the Eurasia Foundation of Central Asia in Kyrgyzstan. She spent three semesters in the International Human Rights Clinic working on humanitarian law issues and advocacy. From 2012-13, she served as Co-Editor in Chief of the Harvard Human Rights Journal.
Lillian holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School, an M.P.P. from the Harvard Kennedy School, and a B.A. from Emory University. She is admitted to practice in New York.