Vic Wiener is a 2020 Skadden Fellow. Their project focuses on using movement lawyering to end the practice of placing youth on sex offender registries.
Wiener graduated from the University of Tulsa College of Law in May 2020. In law school, Wiener served as the editor-in-chief of the Tulsa Law Review. They also served as president of OutLaws, the LGBTQAI+ student society, and served on the board of immLaw, the immigration law student society. With immLaw, Wiener twice traveled to Texas to provide pro bono legal services to asylum seekers in the Karnes Family Detention Center. They also participated in the Terry West Civil Legal Clinic, primarily focusing on Tulsa’s eviction crisis. During law school, Wiener interned with the National Center for Youth Law as well as Juvenile Law Center. In 2019, the Oklahoma Bar Association awarded Wiener the University of Tulsa Outstanding Senior Law Student of the Year award. Upon graduation, Wiener received the W. Lee Johnson Award for graduating with the highest cumulative GPA in their class.
Prior to law school, Wiener spent five years working for Youth Services of Tulsa. They spent four of those years leading the organization’s LGBTQAI+ youth program and one year working with youth experiencing homelessness. Before beginning their work with youth, Wiener spent five years volunteering and then working in the rape crisis and domestic violence field as a survivor advocate.
Vic graduated from Warren Wilson College in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in gender and women’s studies.