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Future JD Students

Law School Inspiration: Student Stories from the Justice Pipeline

Law school students around the country are committed to making a difference by working on legal issues that matter to them. If you’re thinking about law school and wondering what the experience might be like for you, check out their stories.

Stephanie Fong
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Worked with the world’s largest antislavery organization on human trafficking and bonded-labor casework. She witnessed a real-life rescue operation along the way.

Get Inspired: Stephanie’s Story
Andrew Navratil
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Co-led a group of students who provided free legal services to low-income tenants over spring break.

Get Inspired: Andrew’s Story
Kirsten Jackson
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Worked pro bono at a women’s center in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s largest city, along with eight of her classmates.

Get Inspired: Kirsten’s Story
Katie Hawkins
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Chose law school to bridge the justice gap for low-income, rural families who want to adopt. She got to cross-examine witnesses in a trial.

Get Inspired: Katie’s Story


Deanna Christian
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Advocated for disabled children at charter schools—a subject that has personal resonance for her.

Get Inspired: Deanna’s Story
Halima Nguyen
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Helped the Mattaponi Indian tribe of Virginia challenge a permit that threatens a historic site.

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Brandt Devich
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Argued in a courtroom on behalf of a prisoner whose rights had been violated—and won.

Get Inspired: Brandt’s Story
Denia Perez
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Worked closely with immigrants facing deportation.

Get Inspired: Denia’s Story



Law schools: Send inspirational stories about your law school students’ involvement in the justice pipeline to lawstories@LSAC.org.

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