Yurij Rudensky is an attorney with the Economic Justice Project, where he works to increase opportunities for communities and individuals to build economic stability. Prior to joining Columbia Legal Services, he was a term clerk for a federal district court judge and a Washington Supreme Court justice, and served as the program manager of the Housing Justice Project. Yurij graduated from the University of Washington School of Law in 2013. In his spare time, he writes short stories and screenplays. He is fluent in Russian.