Haydee Dijkstal

Associated Independent Counsel


Haydee is a Barrister practicing International Criminal Law and Human Rights Law before international courts and tribunals. Her international practice has included work before the International Criminal Court, International Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, Special Court for Sierra Leone and the African Commission and African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights. 

Haydee is a member of the legal team acting on behalf of governments before the ICC, the Central District Court of California, and member of the legal teams advising on international human rights and criminal law issues. Her previous work before international courts and the ICC has included work for governments and individuals.

Haydee received an LLM in Public International Law with a focus on International Criminal Law from George Washington University Law School in Washington DC, and a juris doctor degree from University of Wyoming College of Law.  She is called to the bar of the State of Illinois.