Meet The Interns 16-17

GONZALO BARRACHINA

  • Semester: Fall 2016
  • University: Seville University
  • Major: Law Degree

SEVILLE, SPAIN

ANAGHA BHARADWAJ

  • Semester: Fall 2016
  • University: George Washington University Law School
  • Major: Juris Doctor

WASHINGTON, DC

SAMANTHA CAREY

  • Semester: Spring 2017
  • University: University of California, Davis
  • Major: Double major in Political Science and Classical Languages and Literature

CLOVIS, CALIFORNIA

KATE DALY

  • Semester: Summer 2018
  • University: McGill University
  • Major: History and minor in Marketing
  • Why LSIC? To learn from lawyers protecting the legal rights of the disenfranchised.
  • On her summer to-do list: Jazz in the Garden and the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
  • Fun fact: “I was born in San Jose, Costa Rica.”

CHATHAM, NEW JERSEY

MARIE-CELINE DOHLE

  • Semester: Fall 2016
  • University: American University, School of Professional and Extended Studies
  • Major: Business Administration

BURGTHANN, GERMANY

VIRGINIA FOGGO

  • Semester: Summer 2017
  • University: University of California-Los Angeles
  • Major: Philosophy and Political Science
  • Why LSIC? I do not believe that justice should be reserved only for those with an economic advantage, and I support the LSIC mission to fight for "equal justice under law" for all disenfranchised members of the community.
  • On her summer to-do list: Visit Politics and Prose Book Store, FDR Memorial, The Spy Museum, Baked and Wired Cupcakes, and 2 Amys Pizza.
  • Fun fact: “I once sat at a table across from Dennis Quaid at Denny's Diner. Now I call him Dennys Quaid.”

SWARTHMORE, PENNSYLVANIA

ANDREW HAHM

  • Semester: Summer 2017
  • University: Loyola University Maryland
  • Major: Double major in History and Music
  • Why LSIC? I chose LSIC because I wanted to get into the legal field to serve the community. LSIC is a non-profit that was helping marginalized D.C. residents to have more opportunities for jobs, housing, and basically a better life. Therefore this was the perfect place for me to begin my journey to become a lawyer.
  • On his summer to-do list: Definitely visit the National Spy Museum, Thai Pad, the National Mall and all of the museums on it. I'm excited to explore all that D.C. has to offer!
  • Fun fact: “My favorite animal is an otter.”

GARNET VALLEY, PENNSYLVANIA

ONESTIE JACKSON

  • Semester: Spring 2017
  • University: Stockton University
  • Major: Masters in Criminal Justice
  • Why LSIC? Because of the goals and values of the organization. The fact that LSIC is a non-profit made me want to intern there even more. Often times in law money is the main goal rather than the wellbeing of the clients and obtaining justice.
  • On her spring to-do list: Go to the African American Museum
  • Fun fact: “I have a 2 1/2 year olf pet frog named Chandler.”

ASBURY PARK, NEW JERSEY

KIANA KIMBROUGH

  • Semester: Fall 2016
  • University: University of Illinois
  • Major: Political Science with a minor in Employment Relations
  • Why LSIC? I wanted to intern for an organization that was for the people. LSIC helps many people get legal help and that they need and deserve. Interning with LSIC for a semester, I was truly able to see the impact they made on the community.
  • On her fall to-do list: Visit the monuments and memorials at night, its such a different experience seeing them lit up. Also the National Museum of African American History and Culture is a must see. It is one of the best musems in DC.
  • Fun fact: “I climbed the Gigiokull Glacier in Iceland and all of the stairs in the Eiffel Tower.”

ZION, ILLINOIS

ZACK MANDZIK

  • Semester: Spring 2017
  • University: Marymount University
  • Major: Criminal Justice

BURLINGTON, CONNECTICUT

MADISON MARTIN

  • Semester: Summer 2017
  • University: Duke University
  • Major: Psychology with a minor in Sociology
  • Why LSIC? Explore the fields of criminal and civil law and learn how the legal system can work to support low-income clients in an equal and fair way.
  • On her summer to-do list: Go on a food tour of Capitol Hill
  • Fun fact: “I have accidentally attended 4 different Train concerts.”

PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA

ABRAFI OSEI-KOFI

  • Semester: Spring 2017
  • University: Monmouth College
  • Major: Triple major in Political Science, International Studies, and French
  • Why LSIC? I wanted to work with people who were passionate about helping those in the community who couldn't afford the legal help otherwise. It gave me joy and hope to see the effort and passion the attorneys and law students put into helping their clients.
  • On her fall to-do list: I attended a symposium where I had the opportunity to hear Justice Ruth Bader-Ginsburg speak and it was truly inspiring.
  • Fun fact: “I can make different animal sounds."

 

ACCRA, GHANA

VICTORIA OZIEGBE

  • Semester: Spring 2017
  • University: Georgetown University

WASHINGTON, DC

ANGELICA POZO

  • Semester: Fall 2016
  • University: Howard University
  • Major: Political Science with a minor in Criminology
  • Why LSIC? I wanted a closer look into the legal field as it relates to public service. Interning at LSIC allowed me to see the great need of giving a voice to people who usually can't afford one.
  • On her fall to-do list: Visit the Lincoln Memorial.
  • Fun fact: “I like to do makeup tutorials!”

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA

MARIKA PREZIOSI

  • Semester: Fall 2016, Spring 2017 & Summer 2017
  • University: University L'Orientale in Naples, Italy
  • Major: Masters in International Studies, Major in World Politics
  • Why LSIC? I've always been a strong human rights activist and social Justice supporter. You can grant people's rights and achieve social equality by giving them the chance to be legally represented. Our society does not allow it to everyone and we can witness the injustice perpetrated to those who are not financially able to stand up for their rights. Being part of such a great, proactive, hardworking and motivating team gave me the unique opportunity to learn more about the American Justice system and feel an active part in fighting injustice.
  • On her spring to-do list: You cannot miss sunny Sundays hanging out on the Mall's lawn or walking around the Tidal Basin. And brunch!
  • Fun fact: “I am maybe too passionate about musicals and Disney movies. Don't you dare say the Lion King is not one of the best movies EVER!”

AVELLINO, ITALY

HAMID SAAHIR

  • Semester: Summer 2017
  • University: UDC David A. Clarke School of Law
  • Major: Joris Doctor
  • Why LSIC? LSIC provided me an opportunity to give back to the community while sharpening my legal knowledge.
  • On his summer to-do list: Visit Fredrick Douglass' house.
  • Fun fact: “I joked in high school with someone who became a major league pitcher.”

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

CELINA SPIELMAN

  • Semester: Spring 2017
  • University: American University
  • Major: Political Science and Public Health
  • Why LSIC? I wanted to explore the crossover between non-profit work and the justice system. LSIC taught me a lot about the legal battles that DC residents have been facing for decades, a topic that I am now able to apply to my interest in public health policy.
  • On her spring to-do list: Go kayaking at the Tidal Basin!!
  • Fun fact: “I am allergic to potatoes.”

MANILA, PHILIPPINES

ERYN TERRY

  • Semester: Summer 2017
  • University: Brown University
  • Major: Public Health
  • Why LSIC? I was interested in interning with LSIC because I wanted more exposure to public interest law before applying to law school. LSIC allowed me to get a glimpse into how civil cases and criminal cases are processed, and what strengths and challenges there are in the judicial system.
  • On her summer to-do list: Jazz in the Garden at the National Gallary of Art has a weekly free concert during the summer. The National Museum of African American Culture and History is great! Stop by U Street on a Friday or Saturday night and see tons of art, bars, food, and live music.
  • Fun fact: “Hot sauce on popcorn is my favorite snack.”

UPPER MARLBORO, MARYLAND

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