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The following Harvard Law School students and graduates have received fellowships from Equal Justice America. These fellowships are made possible by contributions from Harvard Law School alumni. With continued support from the alumni, we look forward to putting many more Harvard law students and graduates to work providing vitally needed legal assistance to the poor. We need your help!

(Equal Justice America is an independent non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation unaffiliated with any law school.)

Please click the links below to read letters from the students and/or their supervisors on their EJA Fellowship experiences.

Summer 2017

Summer 2016

  • Hana Al-Henaid worked at the Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County.

  • Marco Castanos worked at Centro Legal De la Raza in Oakland, CA.

  • Carson Denny worked at the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.

  • Melinda Johnson worked at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law in Washington, DC.

  • Minjoo Kim worked at the East Bay Community Law Center in Berkeley, CA.

  • Leah Park worked at GBLS.

  • Alvina Pillai worked at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice in Boston.

  • Charlotte Robinson worked at the Office of the Cook County Public Guardian in Chicago.

  • Gillian Schaps worked at Lawyers for Children in New York City.

  • Gabrielle Winslow worked at the Legal Assistance Foundation.

  • Hae Yeon (Hailey) Yoon worked at Bay Area Legal Aid in San Francisco.

Summer 2015

  • Jessica Carballo and Osama Khan worked at the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.
  • Ella Cohen worked at the New York Legal Assistance Group.
  • Yuko Tanaka worked at Bay Area Legal Aid in San Francisco.
  • Aaron Wiltse worked at the Legal Assistance Foundation.
  • Steven Xie, Jung Hoon Yang and Matthew Young worked at GBLS.
  • Evelyn Zheng worked at the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund in New York City.

Summer 2014

Summer 2013

  • Matt Barno, James Ireland, Cody Lawrence, Carol Liu and Melanie Roberts worked GBLS.

  • Margaret Campbell and Javier Oliver worked at the East Bay Community Law Center in Berkeley, CA.

  • Yordanosse Yenenh worked at the Legal Aid Society in New York City.

Summer 2012

  • Kate Aizpuru and Aleksandr Katsnelson worked at GBLS.
  • Robert Barnett worked at Alaska Legal Services in Juneau.
  • Alexandra Bradshaw and Melissa Friedman worked at the Legal Aid Society in New York City.
  • Michael Decker worked at the National Center for Law and Economic Justice in New York City.
  • Emily Freeman worked at the New York Legal Assistance Group in New York City.
  • Caitlin Halpern worked at the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund in New York City.
  • Lindsey Kaley worked at The Door in New York City.
  • Wookie Kim worked at Connecticut Legal Services in Bridgeport.
  • Kia McLeod worked at the Prison Legal Assistance Project in Cambridge, MA.
  • Christopher Miles worked at Bay Area Legal Aid in San Jose, CA.
  • Eli Wade-Scott worked at the Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago.
  • Jason Zhe Qu worked at Lambda Legal in New York City.

Summer 2011

Fall 2010

  • Nicole Dooley, Harvard Law Class of 2009, began a two-year post-graduate EJA Fellowship at the Legal Aid Justice Center in Petersburg, VA.
  • Brett Stark worked at GBLS.

Summer 2010

  • Lauren Almquist worked at the National Center for Law and Economic Justice in New York City.
  • Elizabeth Benton, Skyler Cho, Melissa Gardner and Jill Greenfield worked at GBLS.
  • Novella Coleman worked at the Lawyers' Committee For Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • Ezra Kautz worked at South Brooklyn Legal Services.
  • Jonathan Korin worked at the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School.
  • Betny Townsend worked at the Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs in Washington, DC.
  • Stephanie Young worked at the Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago.

Summer 2009

  • Emily Blumberg worked at the Advancement Project in Washington, DC.
  • Sadie Feeley worked at the Potomac Legal Aid Society in Falls Church, VA.
  • Kate Hicks worked at Beford-Stuyvesant Community Legal Services in Brooklyn.
  • Maureen Hussain worked at Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County.
  • Megan Jeans and Laura Openshaw worked at GBLS.
  • Laura Kleinman worked at New York Lawyers for the Public Interest.
  • Jennifer Lee worked at Advocacy, Inc in Austin, TX.
  • Jonathan Miller worked at Legal Services of Eastern Missouri in St. Louis.
  • Andrew Schrag worked at Legal Services NYC.

Fall 2008

  • Rebecca Lobenherz worked at the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School.

Summer 2008

  • Emily Blumberg worked at the Legal Aid Society of New York City.
  • Caroline Bredeson worked at Minnesota Legal Services Coalition.
  • Evelyn Breithaupt worked at the Student Hurricane Network in New Orleans.
  • Tracy Ebanks worked at The Door’s Legal Services Center in New York City.
  • Noga Firstenberg worked at Bay Area Legal Aid.
  • Britanie Hall worked at the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.
  • Benjamin Jacobs worked at Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation A.
  • Kathryn Legomsky worked at the Public Counsel Law Center.
  • Isley Markman and Michael Zabelin worked at the Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago.
  • Marissa McKeever worked at the New York Legal Assistance Group.
  • Ashley Moore worked at the National Center for Youth Law in Oakland, CA.
  • Laura Openshaw worked at GBLS.
  • Lauren Seffel worked at the Victim Rights Law Center in Boston.
  • Amanda Wittenstein worked at Lawyers for Children in New York City.
  • Jeff Woodworth worked at Colorado Legal Services.

Fall 2007

  • Laura Eichhorn, Class of 2007, began a two-year post-graduate EJA Fellowship at the New York Legal Assistance Group.
  • Leah Plunkett, Class of 2007, began a two-year post-graduate EJA Fellowship at New Hampshire Legal Assistance.

Summer 2007

  • Erika Anderson, Patrick Morales-Doyle, Kara Roseen and Mitchell Stromberg worked at the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.
  • Alison Asarnow worked at Legal Aid Services of Oregon.
  • Jerilin Buzzetta and Daniel Routh worked at Cambridge and Somerville Legal Services.
  • Elizabeth Gerber and Elyse Schneiderman worked at the New York Legal Assistance Group.
  • Christina Greenberg worked at Massachusetts Advocates for Children.
  • Rachel Marx worked at the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia.
  • Julie Murray worked at the Georgia Legal Services Program.
  • Maggie O’Grady and Dalton Randall worked at the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School.
  • James Orlando worked at the Children's Law Center of Massachusetts.
  • Sonia Pflaster worked at the Public Counsel Law Center.
  • Caroline Rothert worked at Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago.
  • Karen Smith worked at the Juvenile Law Center in Philadelphia.
  • Logan Steiner worked at MFY Legal Services in New York City.

Summer 2006

  • John Bartholomew worked at the Appalachian Legal Research and Defense Fund.
  • Christine Billy, Rosalie Braunstein, and Stephanie Swanson worked at the New York Legal Assistance Group.
  • Elizabeth Bohnett worked at Bread for the City in Washington, DC.
  • Allison Boscarine, Amilia Tadewaldt, and David Vega worked at the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School.
  • Ruth Bray worked at the Harvard Law School Tenant Advocacy Project.
  • Jennifer Cheng and Christina Seif worked at the Alliance for Children’s Rights in Los Angeles.
  • Kelley Coleman worked at Health Law Advocates in Boston.
  • Nicole Dooley worked at Dakota Plains Legal Services in Pine Ridge, SD.
  • Ethan Horowitz worked at Legal Services of South Central Michigan.
  • Emily Kernan worked at the The Door’s Legal Services Center in New York City.
  • April Kuehnhoff worked at Cambridge and Somerville Legal Services.
  • Alexis Kuznick worked at Bay Area Legal Aid.
  • Alison MacManus worked at the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.
  • Shakhi Majumdar and Liane Ong worked at the Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago.
  • Spring Miller worked at Southern Migrant Legal Services in Nashville, TN.
  • Sandra Pullman worked at the Victim Rights Law Center in Boston.
  • Meagan Rasch-Chabot worked at the Volunteer Lawyer’s Project in Boston.
  • Caroline Rothert worked at Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
  • Monee Takla worked at Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County.

Spring 2006

  • Sarah Schalman-Bergen worked at the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School.

Fall 2005

  • Sharon Jones, Class of 2003, began a two-year post-graduate EJA Fellowship at Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services.
  • Sabi Ardalen, Harvard, Class of 2003, began a two-year post-graduate EJA Fellowship at the Opportunity Agenda in New York City.

Summer 2005

  • Amal Munas Bass worked at the Homeless Advocacy Project in Philadelphia.
  • Rachel Gurvich, Christian McNamara, Danni Tang, and Brandon Weiss worked at GBLS.
  • Aaron Haas worked at the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland.
  • John Fiore, Brian Seeve, Brian Shull, Jeffrey Stephens, and Dianna Truong worked at the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School.
  • Emily Kernan and Caroline Rothert worked at the National Center for Youth Law in Oakland, CA.
  • Kenneth Garrett worked at Public Counsel Law Center.
  • Graham Green w orked at the East Bay Community Law Center in Berkeley, CA.
  • Vanessa Ridley worked at Bay Area Legal Aid.
  • Sarah Nelson worked at the Legal Aid Society of Orange County, CA.

Fall 2004

  • Suzy Lee, Class of 2004, began a two-year post-graduate EJA Fellowship at the Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST) in Los Angeles.

Summer 2004

  • Susan Abrams worked at the Children’s Law Center in Los Angeles.
  • Kevin Anderson worked at the East Bay Community Law Center.
  • Jessie Brown worked at the National Center for Youth Law in San Francisco.
  • Chandra Claycamp worked at Alaska Legal Services.
  • Michael Fluhr and Christina Olson worked at the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School.
  • Heather Ford worked at Brooklyn Legal Services.
  • Jill Kou and Ruth O’Meara-Costello worked at Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Services in New York City.
  • Mary Mason worked at the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic.
  • Matthew Muller worked at Legal Services of Northern California.
  • Jessica Myers worked at the Family Advocacy Program at the Boston Medical Center.
  • Farah Paliwala worked at the Southeast Texas Legal Clinic.
  • Jeremy Peterson worked at the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic.
  • Scott Sambur worked at the Palm Beach County Legal Aid Bureau.
  • Kimberly Sandler worked at the Youth Law Center in San Francisco.
  • Christine Speidel worked at the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.
  • David Stankiewicz worked at the New York Legal Assistance Group.
  • Jennie Tucker and Lea Weems worked at the Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago.
  • Gordon Wittick worked at Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.

Summer 2003

  • Sarah Bennett worked at Appalachian Legal Services in West Virginia.
  • Julie Black, Neill Perry and Paulina Williams worked at GBLS.
  • Leonard M. Braman and Anne Fleming worked at the Children's Law Center in Lynn, MA.
  • Michael J. Gregory worked at the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School.
  • Gloria Huang worked at the Legal Aid Society of Orange County, CA.
  • Margrethe Krontoft worked at the Harvard Immigration & Refugee Clinic
  • Jonathan Lamberson worked at the Legal Aid Association in Detroit, MI
  • Sarah Mattson worked at New Hampshire Legal Assistance.
  • Scott Nolen worked at New York Lawyers for the Public Interest.
  • Mayelin Prieto-Gonzalez worked at Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Services in Boston.
  • Charlotte H. Sanders worked at the Georgia Legal Services Program.
  • Joshua Shiffrin worked at the Tenderloin Housing Clinic in San Francisco.
  • Jill Tauber worked at the New York Legal Assistance Group
  • Lea Weems worked at the Massachusetts Law Reform Institute
  • Lisa Willis worked at the Legal Aid Society of New York City.

Fall 2002

  • Amy Hansen, Class of 2002, began a two year post-graduate EJA Fellowship at the Support Center for Child Advocates in Philadelphia.
  • Alice Bers, Class of 2001, began a two year post-graduate EJA Fellowship at Western Massachusetts Legal Services.

Summer 2002

  • Barbra Arnold, Mike Carew, Robert Degregory, Melora Johnston and Amy Spotts worked at GBLS.
  • Jorge Elorza worked at the Rhode Island Legal Aid Bureau.
  • Clifford Ginne & Rebecca Katz worked at the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.
  • Kevin Jones & Tarak Shah worked at the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School.
  • Matthew Mazur & Judith Reyes worked at Texas Rural Legal Aid.
  • Erin Reid worked at the New Haven Legal Assistance Association.
  • Dan Schlanger worked at Farmworker Legal Services of New York.
  • Omar Ortiz-Velazquez worked at the Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York, assisting displaced workers from the World Trade Center’s Windows on the World.

Spring 2002

  • Dianne Rose LaRocca, Amy Litty, Fatma Marouf and Joanne Schleifman worked at the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School.

Summer 2001

  • Shana Becker worked at the Mexican American Legal and Defense Fund in Texas.
  • Nicole Colby, Mia Mendoza and Minsu Longiaru worked at GBLS.
  • Lara Gelbwasser worked at the Legal Aid Society of New York City.
  • Elizabeth Hijar worked at Georgia Legal Services.
  • Jane Stoever worked at Legal Aid of Western Missouri.
  • Pablo Tagre worked at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles.

Fall 2000

  • Jill Feldman worked at the Massachusetts Law Reform Institute.

Summer 2000

  • Steve Christopher worked at West Tennessee Legal Services, Jackson, TN.
  • Eric Girvan worked at the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School.
  • Monica Scheetz worked at the Legal Aid Society of Western Missouri.
  • Margaret Harrison worked at the Legal Aid Society of New York City.
  • Leeor Farhadian worked at the Legal Aid Society of Hawaii.
  • Brooke Jordan worked at the Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Services of Greater Boston .
  • James Jordan worked at the Legal Aid Society of Minneapolis.
  • Vernon Lee Payne worked at the New Orleans Legal Assistance Corporation.

Spring 2000

  • Kendi Ozman, Marila Zellner-Sawyer, Sophie Bryan and Michele Alexander worked at the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School.

Summer 1999

  • Christopher Bruner worked at GBLS.
  • Erica Chien and Rebecca Green worked at the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School.
  • Joe Gulley worked at Texas Rural Legal Aid.
  • Carrie Hartley worked at North State Legal Services in North Carolina.
  • Nicole Joseph worked at the Nassau Suffolk Law Services Committee.
  • Michael Ng worked at California Rural Legal Assistance.
  • Alex Rabb and Zachary Rothenberg worked at the Legal Aid Society in New York City.
  • Kristen Romens worked at the Legal Aid Society of D.C.

Fall 1998/Spring 1999

  • Mark Fassold, Jennifer Geeter, Deborah Goldstein, Cara Hendrickson, Mara Hinojosa, Jonathan Hooks, Brent Landau, Donyelle McCray, Marybeth Musereci, Laurie O’Donnell, Chrysteen Rellahan, Wilbert Watts and Robert Wolinski worked at the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School.

Summer 1998

  • Todd Espinosa worked at the San Francisco Neighborhood Legal Assistance Foundation.
  • Nicholas Lundgren and Te-Mika Warner worked at the Legal Aid Society in New York City.
  • Rafael Mares split his fellowship working half the summer at Alternatives for Community and Environment in Roxbury, Massachusetts and the other half at Pro Bono Inc. in Puerto Rico.
  • Alexander Rabb worked at California Rural Legal Services.
  • Israel Soong worked at Texas Rural Legal Aid.

Summer 1997

  • Katina Ancar worked at Legal Services for Children in San Francisco.
  • Jason Cohen worked at the Legal Aid Society of D.C.
  • Ofer Elitzer worked at Alaska Legal Services.
  • Erica Esterbrook worked at AYUDA Legal Services in Washington, DC.
  • Erin Murphy worked at the Legal Aid Society in New York City.
  • Truc-Linh Nguyen worked at the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe in South Dakota.
  • Gillien Todd worked at the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School.
  • Andrew Varcoe worked at the Chicago Legal Clinic.

Summer 1996

  • Kevin Reuther worked at the Legal Aid Society of Minneapolis.
  • Maureen Langloss worked at the Legal Aid Society of the D.C.
  • David Brown worked at Northern Virginia Legal Services.