17 students receive grants to intern with public-interest groups

Emily Rogers, assistant director of UB’s Law Career Development Office, sends the following news:

Recently, the University of Baltimore Students for Public Interest Law (UBSPI) awarded grants to 17 UB law students to intern at public-interest organizations and offices this summer. The grants are possible thanks to UBSPI’s annual public-interest auction and the donations of the law school, its faculty and staff, and the Maryland Legal Services Corporation.

Please congratulate the recipients of this year’s grants and thank them for their dedication to public-interest law:

  • Christina Akers – Heartly House
  • Tiffany Ashton – Baltimore City Department of Social Services
  • Graham Bennie – Maryland Office of the Public Defender, Appellate Division
  • Stanley Carnignan – Maryland State Ethics Commission
  • Anna Clark – Women’s Law Center
  • Michelle Dauksha – Project HEAL at Kennedy Krieger Institute
  • Jeff Glassman – Maryland Office of the Public Defender, Baltimore City, Felony Trial Division
  • Cabo Granato – Baltimore County Department of Social Services
  • David Hornstein – Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service
  • Colleen Mahoney – Maryland Office of the Public Defender, Baltimore City, Felony Trial Division
  • Matt Matera – State’s Attorney’s Office, Baltimore City, Major Investigations Unit
  • Edward Richardson – Maryland Office of the Public Defender, Baltimore City, Felony Trial Division
  • Catherine Stitely – State’s Attorney’s Office, Frederick County
  • Erika Surock – Maryland Office of the Public Defender, Baltimore County
  • Patricia Tuon – State’s Attorney’s Office, Montgomery County & Women’s Law Center
  • Danielle Wiggins – Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service
  • Sheena Williams – Bar Foundation of Harford County Inc.

Anna Clark has the additional distinction of being selected for the Center on Applied Feminism Grant, which recognizes a grantee whose work will promote the feminist principles of gender justice and equality.

Michelle Dauksha has also been selected for the Baltimore Communities Grant, which acknowledges a grantee whose work will directly benefit communities and/or individuals in Baltimore City.

These two grants were made possible by the tireless fundraising and generous donations of our wonderful UB law professors.

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