Meet LSIC 18-19 Class

We are 44 student-attorneys united from five of the District’s law schools. We have interests in international arbitration, dispute resolution, patent prosecution, public defense, criminal justice reform, and more. Coming from near and far, we utilize our different backgrounds and experiences to make the clinical program a success. Take a look below to find out our hometowns, interests, and mottoes we live by!


AMERICAN UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON SCHOOL OF LAW


Melat Arega

Law Track: Patent Prosecution at WCL

Hometown: Silver Spring, MD

Interests: Traveling.

Personal Motto to Live By: Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither. - C.S. Lewis

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Civil Division – Fall 2018

Franaz Hossain

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Civil Division – Fall 2018

Jaspreet Kaur

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Civil Division – Fall 2018

Stephen Keegan

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Civil Division – Fall 2018


GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL


Kunmi Ageh

Law Track: International Arbitration, Dispute Resolution, Government Contracts

Hometown: Brentwood, Maryland

Interests: Cooking, karaoke, hiking, and game nights.

Personal Motto to Live By: I CAN, I WILL, I MUST!

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Civil Division – Fall 2018

Tyler Bramlet-Kempin

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Criminal Division – Fall 2018

William Burchfield

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Criminal Division – Fall 2018

Ray Burton

Law Track: Indigent Defense

Hometown: Skokie, IL

Interests: Screenplay writing and chainmaille making.

Personal Motto to Live By: It is not incumbent upon you to finish the work of perfecting the world, but neither are you free to desist from it.

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Criminal Division – Fall 2018

Collin Cenci

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Criminal Division – Fall 2018

Danielle Ciccodicola

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Criminal Division – Fall 2018

Danyelle Clark Gutierrez

Law Track: Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

Hometown: Hope, Michigan

Interests: Building gundams, rock climbing, and Korean romantic comedies.

Personal Motto to Live By: Where there's a will there's a way!

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Civil Division – Fall 2018

Christopher Getty

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Civil Division – Fall 2018

Nan Hu

Law Track: Civil

Hometown: Huai'an, China

Interests: Watching sports and traveling.

Personal Motto to Live By: Progress, not perfection.

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Civil Division – Fall 2018

Surya Iyer

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Criminal Division – Fall 2018

Sandra Karpinsky

Law Track: Public Interest, Public Defense, Legal Services, Criminal Justice Reform

Hometown: Detroit, Michigan

Interests: Cooking and learning about the history and origin of dishes and cuisines.

Personal Motto to Live By: No motto.

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Criminal Division – Fall 2018

Young Ko

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Civil Division – Fall 2018

Jihad Komis

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Criminal Division – Fall 2018

Katherine Krems

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Civil Division – Fall 2018

Caroline Quill

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Criminal Division – Fall 2018

Brendan Sage

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Civil Division – Fall 2018

Matt Sanford

Law Track: Public Defense

Hometown: Up the Red Line in Rockville, Maryland

Interests: Whitewater kayaking, Dungeons and Dragons, and going to happy hour.

Personal Motto to Live By: Wake up every day trying to build a kinder, gentler, more inclusive world.

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Criminal Division – Fall 2018


GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY LAW CENTER


Alexandra Dumezich

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Civil Division – Fall 2018

Akeela Fowler

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Civil Division – Fall 2018

Rina Gashaw

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Civil Division – Fall 2018

William Hamilton

Hometown: Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey

Interests: Running, soccer, travel, and the NY Giants.

Personal Motto to Live By: Whenever I'm about to do something, I think, 'Would an idiot do that?' And if they would, I do not do that thing. (from The Office)

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Civil Division – Fall 2018

Laura Harris

Law Track: Intellectual Property Litigation

Hometown: San Ramon, VA

Interests: Cooking.

Personal Motto to Live By: Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never-in nothing, great or small, large or petty - never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense. - Winston Churchill"

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Civil Division – Fall 2018

Caitlin Haynes

Law Track: Housing Branch

Hometown: Los Alamos, NM

Interests: International law, coach debate, and cooking big dinners on the weekends for friends.

Personal Motto to Live By: Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground.

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Civil Division – Fall 2018

Melissa Mason

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Civil Division – Fall 2018

Matthew Pereira

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Civil Division – Fall 2018

Bobak Persis

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Civil Division – Fall 2018

Kaelin Richard

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Civil Division – Fall 2018

Drew Smith

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Civil Division – Fall 2018

Lisa Thomas

Law Track: Civil

Hometown: Dallas, Texas

Interests: Reading, watching sports, traveling, and hanging out with her dog Frankie.

Personal Motto to Live By: Everything happens for a reason.

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Civil Division – Fall 2018

Karina Vasquez

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Civil Division – Fall 2018

Andrew Whyte

Law Track: International Arbitration (Firm)

Hometown: Atlanta, GA, but from Jamaica

Interests: Writing novels, running, and dancing.

Personal Motto to Live By: We have to make the best choice we can with the knowledge we have, then put our faith in a forgiving God.

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Civil Division – Fall 2018



CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY COLUMBUS SCHOOL OF LAW


Victoria Boyle

Law Track: Criminal Defense

Hometown: Fairfax, VA

Interests: Traveling, rock music and concerts, and watching Food Network.

Personal Motto to Live By: Hard work always pays off.

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Criminal Division – Fall 2018

Tiare Faatea

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Criminal Division – Fall 2018

Ahad Khilji

Law Track: Criminal Defense

Hometown: Alexandria, Virginia

Interests: DC sports.

Personal Motto to Live By: When you step outside of your comfort zone it gets bigger.

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Criminal Division – Fall 2018



UDC DAVID A. CLARKE SCHOOL OF LAW


Candida Angeles

Law Track: Criminal Defense and Immigration (Crimmigration)

Hometown: Silver Spring, Maryland

Interests: Spending time with her daughters and mother.

Personal Motto to Live By: Mind over matter and Just keep on swimming.

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Criminal Division – Fall 2018

Antonio Camacho

Law Track: Impact Litigation and System Change

Hometown: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Interests: Scuba diving, skydiving, great conversations around the dinner table, and living like there's no tomorrow.

Personal Motto to Live By: 10 years from now, make sure you can say that you chose your life and that you didn’t settle for it.

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Civil Division – Fall 2018

Dylan Goll

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Civil Division – Fall 2018

Rafael Sa'adah

Law Track: Public Interest

Hometown: Washington, DC

Interests: Reading and book collecting.

Personal Motto to Live By: It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it. - Oscar Wilde

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Criminal Division – Fall 2018

Sam Shin

Law Track: Advocacy and Litigation

Hometown: Jeonju, South Korea by way of Toronto, Canada

Interests: Learning new skills and experiencing new cultures.

Personal Motto to Live By: Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others. (Philippians 2:3-4 and Romans 8:38-39)

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Criminal Division – Fall 2018

Sherrod Terry

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