We are excited to announce our six summer interns. We are so happy they are going to be joining us this summer!
Sari Lerner is a rising senior at the University of Maryland. She is majoring in Family Science with a double minor in Philosophy and Law and Society. She has interned as a legal secretary, where she drafted and edited legal documents and provided clerical support in the office for attorneys and staff. She also interned at the 26th Judicial District Self-Serve Center and the Family Court Self Help Center. At UMD, she is a member of the Mock Trail Team. Sari is very interested in working with children and hopes to learn more about CAP and GAL work.
Tiffany Tam is a rising sophomore at NYU, majoring in History and Politics. She previously was a legal intern, where she conducted research for criminal cases, analyzed criminal evidence, and reviewed witness statements. She also volunteered at New York Legal Assistance Group, where she processed and reviewed case files on healthcare access for low income and senior citizens. She is a very accomplished Mock Trial Member at NYU, earning several team awards and individual awards. Tiffany wants to go to law school and is interested in learning more about attorney work and representing clients.
Imani Hyman is a recent graduate from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University with a Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice. She has worked as a Program Support Assistant for Saint Elizabeth’s Hospital where she provided research to assistant patients and administratively supported hospital staff. She also interned at a law firm where she assisted with daily office functions and provided clerical support to attorneys. During this internship, Imani hopes to learn more about the legal profession and the day to day work of an attorney.
Arianna Scott is a rising senior at Columbia, majoring in Political Science and Latin American and Caribbean Studies. She has interned at various legal internships that include the International Law Students’ Association, for the Hon. Judge Tanya Chutkan at the US District Court for DC, and as a legislative intern for U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen. She is involved on Columbia’s campus as a Lead Print Editor for Columbia’s Undergraduate Law Review. She intends on going into public interest law, and therefore hopes to learn more from working with the attorneys and staff. She took the LSAT last week and is applying to law school now.
Sebastian Cox is a rising sophomore at Connecticut College. He has previous work experience that includes working as an Assistant Home Inspector for Kenneth Cox and Associates, as a Team Member at Viviendes Lion in Nicaragua that assisted local communities with planting and harvesting crops, and also as a Teacher Assistant at The Lab School for children with learning disabilities. Sebastian hopes to learn more about the legal profession and more about the impact of the law in underserved communities.
Grace McMahon is a rising junior at the University of Southern California, majoring in Political Science and minoring in Law & Psychology. She regularly volunteers for USC’s Joint Educational Project, where she teaches in a local fourth grade class about violence prevention and the importance of peace. She also dedicates time to Camp Kesem, where she raises money year-round to send children whose lives have been affected by cancer to a summer camp. During this internship, Grace wants to learn more about the law and how a pro-bono organization operates.