LSFN Public Interest Law

Post-Graduate Bar Fellowship

Supporting Tomorrow's Lawyers Today

The LSFN Public Interest Law Post-Graduate Bar Fellowship program was designed in the midst of the 2020 coronavirus pandemic to address the needs of Bay Area Legal Services Organizations by connecting them to recent graduates of Bay Area Law Schools who are faced with a delay in their ability to take the California Bar Exam.

Based on the success of our 2020 Fellowship and the continuing need public interest fellowship programs, the LSFN has decided to continue to offer the LSFN Fellowship beyond

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The inaugural cohort of Fellows completed their Fellowship in January 2021, collectively contributing more than 15,000 hours of legal services for communities in the Bay Area. 

 

In February 2021, the LSFN hosted a virtual Stakeholder Briefing to disseminate key insights from the Fellowship's first year and allow Fellows to share their experiences.

To learn more, you can watch the Stakeholder Briefing or view the presentation, via the links below:

Virtual Team Meeting

MEET

THE

2021

FELLOWS

 We are excited to

introduce the 2021 cohort of

LSFN Public Interest Law

Post-Graduate Bar Fellowship 

 

Alexandra Minnick

Golden Gate Law

Class of 2021

Hosted by:

Legal Access Alameda

Cathleen Rivera

Santa Clara University

Class of 2021

Hosted by:

Family & Children's Law Center

Christina Connolloy

UC Hastings

Class of 2021

Hosted by:

East Bay Children's Law Offices

Eli Love

UC Hastings

Class of 2021

Hosted by:

Open Door Legal

Emilia Shelton

UC Hastings

Class of 2021

Hosted by:

Justice at Last

Ibn Abdullah

Golden Gate Law

Class of 2021

Hosted by:

Root & Rebound

Jennifer Davis

UC Hastings

Class of 2021

Hosted by:

Dependency Legal Services

Jerica Barber

Golden Gate Law

Class of 2021

Hosted by:

Legal Link

Joyeta Basu

UC Hastings

Class of 2021

Hosted by:

Legal Services for Children

Marco Segura

Santa Clara University

Class of 2021

Hosted by:

LGBTQ Asylum

Megan Armstrong

UC Hastings

Class of 2021

Hosted by:

ACLU Northern California

Patricia Riberio

UC Hastings

Class of 2021

Hosted by:

Oasis Legal Services

Sharon Lui-Bettencourt

UC Hastings

Class of 2021

Hosted by:

Family Violence Law Center

Victoria Carter

UC Hastings

Class of 2021

Hosted by:

For the People

Annalee Davis

UC Hastings

Class of 2021

Hosted by:

Social Justice Collaborative

Cecilia Salem

UC Hastings

Class of 2021

Hosted by:

Immigration Institute of the Bay Area

Christopher Michail

UC Hastings

Class of 2021

Hosted by:

Immigration Institute of the Bay Area

Elizabeth Peters

UC Hastings

Class of 2021

Hosted by:

Legal Assistance for the Elderly

Emily Branan

Santa Clara University

Class of 2021

Hosted by:

Senior Citizen Legal Services

Irish Tapia

Golden Gate Law

Class of 2021

Hosted by:

Law Foundation of Silicon Valley

Jennifer Fair

University of San Francisco

Class of 2021

Hosted by:

Jubilee Immigration Advocates

Jordan Hameen

University of San Francisco

Class of 2021

Hosted by:

Start Small Think Big

Lucia Childs-Walker

UC Berkeley

Class of 2021

Hosted by:

East Bay Family Defenders

Marja-Leena Aaltonen

Golden Gate Law

Class of 2021

Hosted by:

Legal Assistance for Seniors

Nikia Schultz

Golden Gate Law

Class of 2021

Hosted by:

Legal Services of Northern California

Robert Underwood

Stanford Law School

Class of 2021

Hosted by:

Open Door Legal

Vicki Wright

Golden Gate Law

Class of 2021

Hosted by:

Oasis Legal Services