Zena Crenshaw-Logal is a founding director as well as Executive Committee Member, and NJCDLP's Executive Director. She is one of
NFOJA, OAK, and POPULAR's Co-Administrators.
Mrs. Crenshaw-Logal has authored multiple online and print articles on grassroots advocacy, First Amendment issues, democracy, and the
administration of justice in America. She is author of “The Official End of Judicial Accountability Through Federal Rights Litigation:
Ashcroft v. Iqbal”, 35 Am. J. Trial Advoc. 125 (Summer 2011), and Exploring the Vitality of Stare Decisis in America. Boca Raton: Universal
Publishers, 2012. Zena is a national spokesperson on tactics thwarting proper standards for regulating First Amendment activities among
lawyers when their criticism of the judiciary or a judicial officer is involved.
Prior to working full time as a legal reform activist beginning in 1998, Mrs. Crenshaw-Logal engaged in a general, civil law practice which
primarily consisted of her prosecuting complex, personal injury claims, and advising small to medium, for profit as well as nonprofit entities.
She entered the University of Notre Dame at Notre Dame, Indiana in 1977, distinguished as a National Merit, Notre Dame, and Indiana State
Scholar. Zena graduated from the university in 1981 with a dual major in English and Philosophy. She subsequently entered and graduated
in 1984 from Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago, Illinois, distinguished as an Earl Warren Scholar. A summer session of her
legal education was completed at the Notre Dame Law Centre in London, England.