Candace Alnaji

Legal Expert


J.D., University at Buffalo School of Law (SUNY)

B.A., Sociology and Philosophy of Law, University at Buffalo

Company Info


  • Workplace civil rights attorney
  • Award-winning attorney and blogger
  • Founder and author of The Mom at Law®


Candace Alnaji, Esq. is a workplace civil rights attorney and writer. Candace is an associate attorney with the Law Office of Lindy Korn, a boutique firm that focuses on plaintiff-side employment discrimination. Candace has represented numerous employees in state and federal litigation and has presented on employee rights at conferences and continuing legal education courses.

In addition to her legal practice, Candace works as a freelance writer. She is the founder and author of the popular blog, The Mom at Law®, a platform that supports women through all stages of career and motherhood. She also contributes to numerous sites around the web and is a news writer for Her View From Home.


Candace Alnaji earned a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from the University at Buffalo School of Law (SUNY). She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Philosophy of Law from the University at Buffalo.

Awards and Recognition

  • Virginia Leary Human Rights Fellowship (2012)
  • Carol A. Condon Outstanding New Attorney Award (2017)
  • Working Mother Magazine Best Working Mom Bloggers (2019)

Bar Admissions

  • New York (2014)
  • U.S. District Court, W.D.N.Y. (2014)
  • U.S. District Court, N.D.N.Y. (2014)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit (2016)

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

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For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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