2012-2013 Community Fellows

  • Victoria Anderson

    Victoria Anderson

    (Class of 2014)
    Hometown:
    San Diego, CA
    Alma mater:
    Point Loma Nazarene University
    Professional Interests:
    Criminal Defense, Immigration, Human Rights
    Personal Interests/Hobbies:
    Track and Field, Volleyball, Scuba Diving, Reading, Going to the Beach, Classic Movies
    Co-Curricular:
    Intramural Sports, OCHRA, Pro Bono Guardianship Project with Paul Hastings

  • Adam Barry

    Adam Barry

    (Class of 2013)
    Hometown: Upland, CA
    Alma mater: Cornell University
    Professional Interests: Antitrust & Competition, White Collar & Internal Investigations, Labor & Employment
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Backpacking, Teddy Roosevelt, NPR, Hummus
    Co-Curricular: Law and Economics Society, Lawyering Skills Research Fellow, Law Review, Faculty Appointments Committee, Pro Bono

  • Andrew Benard

    Andrew Benard

    (Class of 2014)
    Hometown: East Hampton, CT
    Alma mater: Washington University in St. Louis
    Professional Interests: Litigation, Prosecution, Maritime Law
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Games, Good SciFi, DIY
    Co-Curricular: Criminal Law, Mock Trial, Moot Court

  • Anna Bennett

    Anna Bennett

    (Class of 2014)
    Hometown: Fort Worth, TX
    Alma mater: University of Texas at Austin, B.A.; Boston College, M.A.
    Professional Interests: Environmental Law, Food and Agricultural law, Animal Law, Land Use and Natural Resources Law, Social Justice
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Playing Guitar, Singing, Rugby, Hiking, Cooking, Hanging Out with Pets
    Co-Curricular: Community Fellow, SBA Faculty Appointments Committee, Environmental Law Society, Student Animal Legal Defense Fund

  • Hagop Boyaci

    Hagop Boyaci

    (Class of 2014)
    Hometown: Granada Hills, CA
    Alma mater: UC Irvine
    Professional Interests: Business Law, Venture Capital, and working with startups
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Sports, working out, reading periodicals/reddit, coffee, traveling, and technology
    Co-Curricular: IM soccer, Entrepreneurial Legal Society

  • Adam Chayes

    Adam Chayes

    (Class of 2014)
    Hometown: Denver, CO
    Alma mater: Boston University
    Professional Interests: Intellectual Property, Entertainment Law, Corporate Law
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: UFC, Hiking, Cooking, Video Games
    Co-Curricular: Entertainment Law Society, Jewish Law Association, Intellectual Property and Cyberlaw Society

  • Brian Choc

    Brian Choc

    (Class of 2014)
    Hometown:
    Various
    Alma mater:
    Gustavus Adolphus College
    Professional Interests:
    Getting a Job, Maybe Saving the Internet Some Day, First Lawyer in Space
    Personal Interests/Hobbies:
    Games, Scuba, Books, Music
    Co-Curricular:
    Saturday Academy of Law, Street Law, Law and Economics Society, Entertainment Law Society, Intellectual Property and Cyberlaw Society, Coastkeeper, APALSA, PILF

  • Erica Choi

    Erica Choi

    (Class of 2014)
    Hometown: Irvine, CA
    Alma mater: UC Berkeley
    Professional Interests: Public Interest, Impact Litigation, Civil Rights, International Law, Human Rights
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Graphic Novels, Coffee Shops, Yoga, Traveling
    Co-Curricular: APALSA, PILF

  • Jin Chong

    Jin Chong

    (Class of 2014)
    Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
    Alma mater: UC San Diego
    Professional Interests: Still Exploring 
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Eating, Cooking, Tabbing Casebook, Styling, Learning About Asian Pacific American Issues
    Co-Curricular: APALSA, Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition Research

  • Tiffany Full

    Tiffany Full

    (Class of 2013)
    Hometown:
    Diamond Bar, CA
    Alma mater:
    UC Berkeley
    Professional Interests:
    Business Law
    Personal Interests/Hobbies:
    Coffee, Traveling, Food
    Co-Curricular:
    APALSA, Children's Advocacy Group

  • Pegah Ghaneian

    Pegah Ghaneian

    (Class of 2014)
    Hometown: Tustin Ranch, CA
    Alma mater: UC Berkeley
    Professional Interests: Civil Litigation, Business Law, International Law
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Baking, Puzzles, DJing, Traveling
    Co-Curricular: Vagina Monologues, Pro Bono- U-VISAs, Mock Trial, Moot Court

  • Justin Greely

    Justin Greely

    (Class of 2013)
    Hometown:
    San Diego, CA
    Alma mater:
    Loyola Marymount
    Professional Interests:
    Everything, Sports, Entertainment
    Personal Interests/Hobbies:
    Softball, Coaching Sports, Helping At Risk Teens, New Technology, Live Music
    Co-Curricular:
    Law Review, ABA Representative, SBA Committee Member of PILF, Sports Chair of Entertainment Law Society, Intellectual Property and Cyberlaw Society, Women's Law Society, Child Advocacy Group

  • Henry Hymanson

    Henry Hymanson

    (Class of 2014)
    Hometown: Las Vegas, NV
    Alma mater: UC Santa Barbara
    Professional Interests: Great Question
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Baseball, Hockey, Surfing, Table Tennis, Running, Swimming, Biking
    Co-Curricular: Saturday Academy of Law, Street Law

  • Nima Kamali

    Nima Kamali

    (Class of 2013)
    Hometown:
    Encino, CA
    Alma mater:
    UC Santa Barbara
    Professional Interests:
    International Human Rights, Intellectual Property, Entertainment
    Personal Interests/Hobbies:
    Composing Music, Playing the Piano, Watching and Playing Basketball, Soccer, Travel, Tennis
    Co-Curricular:
    UCI Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project, UCI Student Director of Iranian American Bar Association - Orange County, Law Review

  • Jesse Keyser

    Jesse Keyser

    (Class of 2014)
    Hometown: New Berlin, IL
    Alma mater: Brigham Young University
    Professional Interests: Intellectual Property, International Human Rights, Labor and Employment, LGBTQI Rights
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Eating Good Food, Motorcycles, Reading Non-Law Books, Current Events, Television, Tech News
    Co-Curricular: Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project, Public Interest Law Fund, Outlaw, Orange County Lavender Bar Association, Student Law Association, J. Reuben Clark Law Society

  • Ashley Kim

    Ashley Kim

    (Class of 2014)
    Hometown:
    Fullerton, CA
    Alma mater:
    University of Southern California
    Professional Interests:
    Entertainment
    Personal Interests/Hobbies:
    Music, Dancing, Eating, Modeling, Listening, Talking
    Co-Curricular:
    SBA, Director of Social Programming, Entertainment Law Society, Peer Mentor, Community Fellow, Law Review

  • Adrianna Kourafas

    Adrianna Kourafas

    (Class of 2014)
    Hometown:
    Las Vegas, NV
    Alma mater:
    University of Southern California
    Professional Interests:
    Intellectual Property, Employment Law, Entertainment Law, Bankruptcy Law
    Personal Interests/Hobbies:
    Dancing, Soccer, Running, Eating, Science, Any USC
    Co-Curricular:
    Community Fellows, Intramural Soccer

  • Jessica Krause

    Jessica Krause

    (Class of 2014)
    Hometown:
    Laguna Niguel, CA
    Alma mater:
    Princeton University
    Professional Interests:
    Criminal Prosecution, Med Mal, White Collar Crime
    Personal Interests/Hobbies:
    Snowboarding, Soccer
    Co-Curricular:
    Criminal Law Society

  • Vithya Krishnakumar

    Vithya Krishnakumar

    (Class of 2013)
    Hometown:
    Temple City, CA
    Alma mater:
    UC San Diego
    Professional Interests:
    Transactional Law, Environmental Law
    Co-Curricular:
    Children's Advocacy Group

  • Genny Kristie

    Genny Kristie

    (Class of 2013)
    Hometown:
    Laguna Niguel, CA
    Alma mater:
    Cal State Fullerton
    Professional Interests:
    Criminal, Child Advocacy Focused on Education, Immigration
    Personal Interests/Hobbies:
    Enjoys Cooking, Baking, Reading, Traveling

  • Lucy Lin

    Lucy Lin

    (Class of 2014)
    Hometown:
    Fullerton, CA
    Alma mater:
    UC Berkeley
    Professional Interests:
    International Law, Entertainment Law, Business Law
    Personal Interests/Hobbies:
    Trying New Restaurants, Catching Up on T.V., Learning New Languages
    Co-Curricular:
    APALSA, Entertainment Law Society, International Law Society

  • Erna Mamikonyan

    Erna Mamikonyan

    (Class of 2014)
    Hometown: La Crescenta, CA
    Alma mater: UC Irvine
    Professional Interests: Civil Rights, Immigration
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Ballet, Photography, Traveling
    Co-Curricular: Pre-Law Outreach Program

  • Teddy Nguyen

    Teddy Nguyen

    (Class of 2014)
    Hometown: Pasadena, CA
    Alma mater: UC Los Angeles
    Professional Interests: Patent Law, Civil Litigation
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Physical Fitness, Anime, Musicals, Cooking Shows, Food Trucks
    Co-Curricular: APALSA, IPCS, Orange County Asian American Bar Association, Vietnamese American Bar Association of Southern California, PILF

  • Lisa Petak

    Lisa Petak

    (Class of 2014)
    Hometown:
    Littleton, CO
    Alma mater:
    B.A., American University, M.A., University of Chicago
    Professional Interests:
    Constitutional Law
    Personal Interests/Hobbies:
    Running, Wine, All Things Gender/Feminist
    Co-Curricular:
    SBA Chair, Executive Board for Women's Law Society, Director for The Vagina Monologues, Outlaw, Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project

  • Timothy "Max" Salling

    Timothy "Max" Salling

    (Class of 2014)
    Hometown:
    Orange, CA
    Alma mater:
    University of California, Irvine
    Professional Interests:
    Mostly undecided but possibly ... Entertainment Law, Trademark, Copyright
    Personal Interests/Hobbies:
    Watching movies, backpacking/camping, playing tennis
    Co-Curricular:
    Entertainment Law Society

  • Shaleen Shanbhag

    Shaleen Shanbhag

    (Class of 2014)
    Hometown:
    Riverside, CA
    Alma mater:
    UC Berkeley
    Professional Interests:
    Civil Rights Litigation, Public Interest Law
    Personal Interests/Hobbies:
    Exercising, Reading, Watching Movies, Tennis, Piano
    Co-Curricular:
    SBA Vice-Chair of External Relations, PILF, APALSA

  • Nora Stefanos

    Nora Stefanos

    (Class of 2014) Hometown: La Palma, CA
    Alma mater: UC Berkeley
    Professional Interests: Criminal Law, Children and Women's Rights
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Reading Novels, Traveling, Soccer, Movies, Theater
    Co-Curricular: Child Advocacy Group, OCHRA, Criminal Law Society, Vagina Monologues
  • Meg Tanaka

    Meg Tanaka

    (Class of 2013)
    Hometown:
    Foothill Ranch, CA
    Alma mater:
    UC Los Angeles
    Professional Interests:
    Juvenile Law, Elder Law, Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Public Interest
    Personal Interests/Hobbies:
    Tennis, Trying Different Cuisines, The Office, Museums, UCLA Basketball
    Co-Curricular:
    uRSA, Prelaw Outreach Program

  • Sarah Vehian

    Sarah Vehian

    (Class of 2014)
    Hometown:
    Newport Beach, CA
    Alma mater:
    UC Berkeley
    Professional Interests:
    Business Law, International Law
    Personal Interests/Hobbies:
    Scrabble, Baking, Kick Boxing, Hockey, Games
    Co-Curricular:
    PILF, Pro Bono

  • Greg Wagner

    Greg Wagner

    (Class of 2014)
    Hometown:
    San Diego, CA
    Alma mater:
    University of Southern California
    Professional Interests:
    Criminal Law, Tax Law
    Personal Interests/Hobbies:
    Baseball, USC Football, Running
    Co-Curricular:
    Criminal Law Society, Research Assistant, Pro Bono Activities

  • Peter Waneis

    Peter Waneis

    (Class of 2014)
    Hometown:
    Apple Valley, CA
    Alma mater: UCLA
    Professional Interests:
    Entertainment Law, Immigation Law
    Personal Interests/Hobbies:
    Eating, Cooking, Basketball, Video Gaming, UCLA Sports
    Co-Curricular:
    IRAP, Entertainment Law Society (Sports Co-Chair)

  • Brooke Weitzman

    Brooke Weitzman

    (Class of 2014)
    Hometown:
    Morristown, NJ
    Alma mater:
    Northeastern University
    Professional Interests:
    I am not sure yet, but I have tried the following pro bono projects and loved them all: Saturday Academy of Law, Street Law, Elder Law and Advocacy, C.A.R.E.S (formerly G.R.A.P.), Legislative Research with Legal Aid Society of Orange County, SSI Clinic, Armory Shelter Intake Interviews with Public Law Center
    Personal Interests/Hobbies:
    Anything I can do with my dog, Grilling
    Co-Curricular:
    PLIF Live Auction Chair, Child Advocacy Group Member, Mock Trial Support, Club Soccer and Softball, Prospective Student Class Visits and Tours, Global Justice Summit, Orange County Human Right Association Chair, Jewish Law Association Member, SBA Appropriations Representative