The following students from the School of Law have been appointed as Legal Writing Fellows for the 2021-22 academic year. Feel free to ask for them when scheduling an appointment with the Legal Writing Center.
Sara Branieckigraduated from Dickinson College with a B.S. in Biology. She went on to earn her M.A. in Teaching from Salisbury University. Prior to law school, Braniecki taught middle school science and coached varsity lacrosse for five years. The summer after her 1L year, Braniecki joined Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC as a summer associate. As a 2L, in addition to serving as a Writing Fellow, Braniecki is a staff editor for the University of Baltimore Law Review and a teaching assistant for Professor Sloan's ILS/Torts class.
Erin Carrington Smithhas a B.A. in Political Science from Loyola University Maryland and an M.A. in National Security Affairs from The Institute of World Politics. Prior to law school, Erin spent six years working in the Consular Affairs' Legal Coordination Division at the U.S. Department of State. For the past seven years, she has worked as a freelance writer and editor while raising her daughter, Sally. Her current work includes legal research and writing for Blackstone Mediation, LLC. As a third-year evening student, in additional to serving as a Legal Writing Fellow, Erin is a Staff Editor for Law Forum and serves as a law scholar for Prof. Michael Higginbotham.
Camille Pappygraduated from Goucher College with a B.A. in international studies. She also earned an M.S.Ed. from Johns Hopkins University. Prior to law school, as a corps member of Teach for America, Camille worked as an elementary school teacher for three years in the Baltimore City Public Schools System. Camille is a 3L day student. In addition to serving as a Legal Writing Fellow, she is Chair of Honor Board and Production Editor for Law Review. This summer, Camille joined McGuireWoods and Gallagher Evelius & Jones as a summer associate in their Baltimore offices.
Brigid McCarthygraduated from Towson University, with a B.A. in English. As a third-year student, Brigid serves a UB LEADS mentor and as the Public Relations Director for the Student Bar Association. Additionally, she is a staff editor for the University of Baltimore's Law Forum. She currently works at Azrael, Franz, Schwab, Lipowitz & Solter as a law clerk.
Mitchell Dolmangraduated from Stevenson University, summa cum laude, with a B.S. in Legal Studies and a minor in English. As a rising second-year student, in addition to serving as a Legal Writing Fellow, Mitchell serves as a staff editor for the University of Baltimore Law Review and as a teacher's assistant for Professor Matthew Sipe's Introductory to Lawyering Skills/Civil Procedure I course. Previously, Mitchell served as a legal intern at a boutique law firm, Smith, Glidea, and Schmidt. Following his first year of law school, Mitchell worked as a judicial intern for the Honorable Judge E. Gregory Wells of the Maryland Court of Special Appeals. Next summer, Mitchell will be working as a summer associate at Miles & Stockbridge PC in Baltimore.