Meet CFCC's 2012-2013 Student Fellows
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Amin Berrah is a third year student at the University of Baltimore School of Law. After graduating from the University of Maryland with a B.S. in Finance, Amin spent three years at the Office of Legislative Audits, where he worked on several projects which sparked an interest in education policy, including performance audits of two of the state’s largest school systems. Amin has been a volunteer for the Truancy Court Program since his first year in law school and is currently a research assistant for the Center for Families, Children and the Courts.
Spencer Hall is a third-year student at the University of Baltimore School of Law. She graduated from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County in 2010 with a B.A. in History. She is currently serving as the Linda Kennedy Fellow in Advocacy at the Homeless Persons Representation Project, where she is working on state-level policy initiatives. Spencer volunteered with the Truancy Court Program for the 2011-2012 school year and is excited to be returning as a CFCC Student Fellow.
Baltimore native Nicole Harris-Crest is a third-year student at the University of Baltimore School of Law. She received her undergraduate degree in Communications and Leadership Studies from the University of Richmond. Since losing her father to gun violence, Nicole has worked as a community advocate, writing several Baltimore Sun opinion editorials on Maryland gun laws and community engagement. She has testified before the Maryland General Assembly, alongside Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, requesting more stringent gun laws. While in law school, Nicole has continued her efforts to assist the underprivileged. She worked as a law clerk to the Office of the Public Defender’s Juvenile Division and mentored youth of Baltimore’s Juvenile Drug Courts. Upon graduation, Nicole will work as an associate at Miles & Stockbridge, P.C., and she will continue her efforts to assist underprivileged Baltimore communities.
Navneet Pal is a second year law student at the University of Baltimore School of Law. She graduated from Kean University in 2011 with a degree in Sociology and Psychology. Prior to law school, Navneet worked with the Domestic Violence Response Team in her hometown and was a teacher at the local Sikh Temple. Currently, Navneet is the Vice President of the Asian Pacific-Islander American Law Student Association and a 2L Representative for the Student Bar Association.
Carly Reisman is a third year student at University of Baltimore School of Law. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Family Studies in 2008 from Towson University. She spent a summer abroad studying International Human Rights and most recently spent her summer clerking with the University of Baltimore School of Law's Family Law Clinic, where she now serves as a Student Attorney. Carly has always wanted to work with children and families and is committed to working in the Family Law area.
Samantha Richmond is a second year student at the University of Baltimore School of Law. She graduated from Binghamton University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Politics, and Law. While in college, Samantha interned at the New York State Office of the Attorney General in the consumer frauds division; the Broome County Public Defender's Office; Levene, Gouldin, and Thompson, LLP as a pro bono divorce intern; and with the Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York. This past summer, Samantha interned at the Howard County Domestic Violence Center. Currently, she serves as the Secretary for the Family Law Association at UB.
Catherine Villareale is a third year student at the University of Baltimore School of Law. She received a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Maryland College Park in 2003. Following graduation, Catherine joined the Jesuit Volunteer Corps and spent a year volunteering at a foodbank in Salem, Oregon, where she managed a food distribution program, facilitated migrant outreach projects, and coordinated a crop donation program. After working in and around the staffing industry for the next seven years, Catherine returned to school to refocus her career on public service. She is currently interning with the Family Permanency Project at the Children’s Law Center in Washington, DC and plans to practice public interest family law.
Andrew Wong is a second year law student at the University of Baltimore School of Law. Andrew graduated from the University of California, Davis in 2006 with a B.A. in History. Prior to law school, Andrew worked as a District Executive with the Boy Scouts of America and as a correctional officer in Vermont. Andrew served in the Army National Guard for nearly ten years before transferring to the Air National Guard and receiving a commission as an Air Force officer. He is currently a Force Support Officer with the Delaware Air National Guard. At the University of Baltimore, Andrew is the Vice President of the Student Bar Association and the Chapter Justice of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity. Andrew recently completed a judicial internship in the Circuit Court for Howard County.
Rexanah Wyse is a third year student at the University of Baltimore School of law. She graduated from University of Maryland, College Park with a B.A. in Criminology and Criminal Justice along with a minor in Human Development. As an undergraduate she was involved in various afterschool programs designed for elementary-aged Latino students from the Langley Park, Maryland, community. During her undergraduate career she also worked as an intern researching Mental Health Courts and Truancy Reduction and Prevention Programs in Maryland. Rexanah has been involved with the Center for Families, Children, and the Court since 2011 as a Truancy Court Program volunteer. Rexanah recently completed an internship with the Maryland Office of the Attorney General in the Maryland State Department of Education division. She is interested in education law and children’s rights.