Josh Mitman (he/him/his) is a Policy Counsel at The Bail Project.
Before joining The Bail Project, Josh served as Director of Federal Legislative Affairs at Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM). At FAMM, Josh partnered with families of incarcerated loved ones, providing federal advocacy by seeking sentencing reform and decarceration. Prior to joining FAMM, Josh was an Equal Justice Works fellow at the Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth. His fellowship focused on reforming state parole systems, attempting to give meaningful opportunities for release to those given extreme sentences in their youth.
Josh holds a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was a member of the Criminal Defense and Prisoner Advocacy Clinic, representing indigent clients before the DC Superior Court and US Parole Commission. He received his undergraduate degree in Political Science and Philosophy from the University of Maryland.