21st November 2017

Abbé Jolles

Abbe JolesAbbe Jolles is a Washington, DC-based International Human Rights litigator providing representation worldwide.

She handles individual, corporate, criminal and civil matters involving unlawful property confiscation, incarceration or risk of incarceration and other rights violations and provides representation before the UN Dispute Tribunals and related bodies.

Abbe was the first American woman admitted to the International Criminal Court and the first American admitted to the African Court on Human and People’s Rights.    She achieved a landmark result at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.     Abbe attended Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio, London School of Economics, London, England and the University of Oregon School of Law in Eugene, Oregon.   She speaks French and English.