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2015 Fellowship Recipients

Thanks to the generous support of the UT Law and Austin legal community, TLF will be able to fund forty-one of our summer fellowship candidates this year! We’re pleased to announce the following recipients: TLF 2015 Recipients Named Fellowships “The Abbott and Leslie Sprague Family Foundation Fellowship” Kelly Hill – 2l – Institute of Museum [...]

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2014 Fellows

Texas Advocacy Project  - Audrey Bartosh, 1L  Office of the Colorado State Public Defender  - Megan Bishop, 1L  Dallas County District Attorney’s Office  - Emily Cohen, 1L  New Orleans Public Defender’s Office  - Matthew Coughlan, 1L  Environment Texas -  Ashley Croswell, 1L  Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel of the State Bar of Texas  - Brigid Essing, 1L  Shurat HaDin & Texas [...]

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Fellow Profile: Sage Stone

This summer I had the privilege to serve alongside the reputable prosecutors of the Consumer Fraud division of the Harris County District Attorney’s Office. Not only did this opportunity help me to grow professionally, but it also sparked an interest in me to pursue a career in prosecution. Without your support, I would not have [...]

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Fellow Profile: Jessica Johnson

Dear TLF Donors: With the utmost and deepest gratitude, I thank you for your generous donation to Texas Law Fellowships. Your generosity has allowed me the ability to clerk for Texas Civil Rights Project (TCRP), an organization dedicated to protecting civil rights for a variety of underserved classes such as minorities and people with disabilities. [...]

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Fellow Profile: Sara Schaefer

Dear TLF Donors, My name is Sara Schaefer and I received a Hagans Fellowship from Texas Law Fellowships this summer. I am writing to thank you for making my summer at The Knox County Public Defender’s Community Law Office possible. I enjoyed my experience at the office immensely and learned so much. I know I [...]

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Fellow Profile: Joey Piorkowski

Dear TLF Donors, Thank you so much for donating to Texas Law Fellowships. Because of your donation I had the opportunity to travel to the Philippines and work with an international human rights organization (International Justice Mission – IJM) to assist in the prosecution of perpetrators of sex-trafficking. During my two month internship I provided [...]

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Fellow Profile: Marsha Perez

Dear TLF Donors, My summer internships in Illinois and Texas were profound. Aside from basking in the perfect weather of a Chicago summer, I led hearings before the bench, attended numerous mediations, completed rigorous child protection trainings, and represented the most worthy clients a lawyer could have: kids. Because of your assistance, I was also [...]

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Fellow Profile: Nora Gay

Dear TLF Donors, Thank you for granting me a Texas Law Fellowship for this recent summer. I had the opportunity to intern with the Washington Defender Association in Seattle, Washington, which I otherwise would not have had the financial resources for without the assistance of TLF. I so appreciate the work that TLF does to [...]

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Fellow Profile: Christopher Larson

To the generous Texas Law Fellowship donors: This past summer I worked for the Civil Division of the United States Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles.  In just three months, I had the opportunity to work on a diverse array of cases ranging from administrative law and constitutional tort suits to employment discrimination and Freedom of [...]

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Fellow Profile: Karen Baker

Dear TLF Donors, Thank you very much for your support of Texas Law Fellowships. I recently completed my clerkship at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in Houston, Texas and will soon begin my third year of law school. Over the course of my time at USCIS, I had the opportunity to participate in a [...]

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