2011-2012 Community Fellows

List of Community Fellows

  • Edgar Aguilasocho

    (Class of 2012)
    Hometown: Riverside, CA
    Alma mater: UC Riverside
    Professional Interests: Immigrants Rights, Civil Rights, Criminal Law, International Human Rights
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Rock music, writing, recording, performing, spectating, language learning (Esperanto and Russian)
    Co-Curricular: uRSA, IIMLS, NLG, LLSA, Incubator
  • Angel Camino

    (Class of 2013)
    Hometown: Miami, FL
    Alma Mater: Cal State Fullerton
    Professional Interests: Litigation, Business, Product Liability, Intellectual Property
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Tennis, Salsa Dancing, Golf, Chess, Jogging, Baseball
  • Mohammed Elayan

    (Class of 2012)
    Hometown: Kalamazoo, MI
    Alma Mater: Kalamazoo College
    Professional Interests: Business Law (Corporate & Securities) and working with startups
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Sports, film and technology
  • Jessica Glynn

    (Class of 2012)
    Hometown: Peabody, Massachusetts
    Alma Mater: George Washington University
    Professional Interests: Community Development, Consumer Protection, Tax and Non-Profit Law
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Biking and running
    Co-Curricular: Law Review and Pro Bono
  • Ryan Graham

    (Class of 2013)
    Hometown: North Tustin, CA
    Alma Mater: New York University
    Professional Interests: Litigation (Law Firm)
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Training for a marathon and baking
    Co-Curricular: UCI OutLaw vice president
  • Katie Harrison

    (Class of 2012)
    Hometown: San Francisco, CA
    Alma Mater: UC San Diego
    Professional Interests: IP, Business/Commercial Litigation
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Tennis, reading and cooking
  • Jennifer Henry

    (Class of 2013)
    Hometown: Fort Collins, CO
    Alma Mater: Macalester College
    Professional Interests: Labor/Employment, Environmental/Natural Resources, Land Use/Zoning, International Law (especially Outer Space Law), Civil Rights/Civil Liberties, Interdisciplinary Work
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Dance, IM soccer, exploring Southern California's selection of independent coffee shops, swimming at the ARC pool and writing mediocre non-fiction
  • Jessica Hodgkins

    (Class of 2013)
    Hometown: Moraga, CA
    Alma Mater: Oberlin College
    Professional Interests: Public Interest, Civil Rights, Human Rights
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Dancing, tap dancing, baking, attending farmer's markets and being outdoors. Also enjoys taking classes at the ARC.
    Co-Curricular: Co-Chair of the Orange County Human Rights Association; member of the Jewish Law Association and Law Review.
  • Nima Kamali

    (Class of 2013)
    Hometown: Encino, CA
    Alma Mater: UC Santa Barbara
    Professional Interests: International Human Rights, Immigration, Entertainment
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Composing music, playing the piano, watching and playing basketball, soccer and tennis
    Co-Curricular: UCI Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project, UCI International Law Society, Student Director of Iranian American Bar Association - Orange County, and Law Review
  • Lauren Kaplan

    (Class of 2013)
    Hometown: Sherman Oaks, CA
    Alma Mater: UC Berkeley
    Professional Interests: Disability Rights and Education Law
    Personal Interest/Hobbies: Hiking, karaoke, trivia, baking, finding great restaurants
    Co-Curriular: Jewish Law Association, Orange County Human Rights Association, Children's Advocacy Group
  • Ashley Kim

    (Class of 2013)
    Hometown: Fullerton, CA
    Alma Mater: USC
    Professional Interests: Entertainment
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Music, dancing, eating, modeling, listening and talking
    Co-Curricular: SBA, Director of Social Programming, Entertainment Law Society, Peer Mentor, Community Fellow and Law Review
  • Vithya Krishnakumar

    (Class of 2013)
    Hometown: Temple City, CA
    Alma Mater: UC San Diego
    Professional Interests: Transactional Law, Environmental Law
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: NBA
  • Genevieve Kristie

    (Class of 2013)
    Hometown: Laguna Niguel, CA, Calgary, Alberta, Chicago and outside of Boston
    Alma Mater: Cal State Fullerton
    Professional Interests: Criminal, Child Advocacy focused on Education and Immigration
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Enjoys cooking, baking, reading and travelin
  • Andrea LaFountain

    (Class of 2013)
    Hometown: Pasadena, CA
    Alma Mater: UCLA
    Professional Interests: International Law, Business Litigation, Civil Rights, Immigration
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Eating, cooking, baking, camping, teaching my dachshund to be more civilized
  • Sam Lam

    (Class of 2012)
    Hometown: Arleta, CA
    Alma Mater: UC Berkeley
    Professional Interests: Public Interest - Refugee Law, Immigrants Rights, National Security, International Human Rights, Civic Rights, Economic Rights, Environmental Law, Critical Race Theory, Feminist Legal Theory, and LGBT Rights
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Rock climbing, hiking, camping, meditation and church
  • Sabyl Landrum

    (Class of 2013)
    Hometown: Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and Oakland, CA
    Alma Mater: UC Berkeley
    Professional Interests: International Law, Human Rights, Civil Rights, Criminal Law, Trial Advocacy, Appellate Advocacy and ADR
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Poker, backgammon and theater, Jessup International Moot Court, newbie geocacher, social and economic justice
  • Samrah Mahmoud

    (Class of 2012)
    Hometown: Santa Ana, CA
    Alma Mater: Chapman University
    Professional Interests: Antitrust, Intellectual Property Law, Labor and Employment
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Singing and traveling to Europe
  • Emma Rosenberg

    (Class of 2013)
    Hometown: Katonah, NY
    Alma Mater: Wesleyan University
    Professional Interests: Public Interest Law, Civil Rights, Human Rights and Immigration Law
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Enjoy traveling and anything related to France, cheese and listening to Pandora
    Co-Curricular: Immigration and International Migration Law Society, PILF, UC Haiti Initiative
  • Phil Syers

    (Class of 2013)
    Hometown: San Clemente, CA
    Alma Mater: Columbia University
    Professional Interests: LGBT Law, International Law - domestically applied, and Litigation
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Boxing, skateboarding, thinking and creating with his wife, grilling, living in Modjeska Canyon and Zinemaking
    Co-Curricular: Student representative to Curriculum Committee, BARBRI Student Representative
  • Meg Tanaka

    (Class of 2013)
    Hometown: Foothill Ranch, CA
    Alma Mater: UCLA
    Professional Interests: Juvenile Law, Elder Law, Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Public Interest and still exploring
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Tennis, trying different cuisines, The Office, museums, and UCLA basketball
    Co-Curricular: uRSA and Pre-Law Outreach Program
  • Irina Trasovan

    (Class of 2012)
    Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
    Alma Mater: UC Berkeley
    Professional Interests: Public Interest, Civil Rights Litigation, Immigration, Employment
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Photography, videography, cooking
    Co-Curricular: Outreach through uRSA
  • Kate Wagner

    (Class of 2013)
    Hometown: Irvine, CA
    Alma Mater: UCLA
    Professional Interests: Litigation, Criminal Law
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Playing soccer, both IM and in a women's league in Irvine. I also coach youth soccer in Newport Beach
    Co-Curricular: SBA (past Social Programmer, current Associated Grad Students Rep), Faculty Appointments Committee Students Rep, Space Law
  • James Yoon

    (Class of 2013)
    Hometown: Irvine, CA
    Alma Mater: UC San Diego
    Professional Interests: Criminal Law, Constitutional Law and Military Justice
    Personal Interests/Hobbies: Golf, Basketball, Racquetball and Nap Time
    Co-Curricular: Asian Pacific American Law Student Association and Law Review