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columnist , writer , poet

Nadia S. Ballas, American writer, poet, columnist. Named Best Poet of 1996, The National Library of Poetry, Ohio.


Ballas, Nadia S. was born on December 27, 1971 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Samir K. and Nida (Abdo) Ballas.


Bachelor in English Literature, Rosemont (Pennsylvania) College, 1994. Juris Doctor, Suffolk University, 1999.


Consultant image and writer consultant, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, 1991-1994. Legislation intern to Senator Edward M. Kennedy, United States Senate, Washington, 1997-1998. Intern public policy Massachusetts Children's Legislation Caucus, 1998.

Assistant legal counsel to Senator Magnani, Massachusetts House of Representatives, Boston. Law clerk Children's Legal Services, 1999. Writer, researcher, since 1999.

Member Southern Poverty Law Center.


Congressional aide Congressman Andrews, Somerdale, New Jersey, 1995. Intern Camden County Democratic Committee, Cherry Hill, 1995. Volunteer West Jersey Hospital, Voorhees, 1988.

Friend John F. Kennedy Library. Volunteer Children's Defense Fund. Volunteer congressional aide.

Member American Bar Association, International Platform Association, International Women's Writing Guild, New Jersey Bar Association, Camden County Bar Association, Southern Poverty Law Center, Surfrider Foundation, International Women's Writers Guild.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, exercising, travel, politics, volunteerism.


Samir K. Ballas

Nida (Abdo) Ballas