Profiles

Joseph Dougherty, JD '15 Joseph Dougherty, JD '15
"GW has an unbelievable collection of professors and advisers who work or have worked at the highest levels of environmental law, whether it was with a corporation, private law firm, the government, NGOs, or elsewhere."
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Sydney English, JD '16 Sydney English, JD '16
Sydney hopes to develop a well-rounded founda­tion in IP law while leveraging her expe­riences in design, branding and product development to further her career.
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Heather Fincher, 3L Heather Fincher, 3L
"We really are right in the heart of things in D.C. I mean, I can so easily get to my externships at the Treasury Department and the U.S. Tax court, or attend tax law conferences right in downtown, or even just meet for coffee with lawyers nearby."
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Jason Boyd, JD '12 Jason Boyd, JD '12
"A wealth of practical learning opportunities forms the heart of the GW Law experience. Field placements with immigration-focused nonprofit organizations, together with my work at the GW Immigration Clinic, propelled my professional development and paved the way for my postgraduate employment."
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Kathleen Oprea, JD '13 Kathleen Oprea, JD '13
Kathleen transferred to GW Law after she "realized that there were more opportunities for environmental coursework as well as externship opportunities in Washington, D.C., and particularly at GW Law."
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Marla Spindel, JD '93, and Claudia Gwilliam, JD '01 Marla Spindel, JD '93, and Claudia Gwilliam, JD '01
The D.C. Volunteer Lawyers Project addresses the need for legal representation among D.C.'s indigent population. GW Law alums Marla Spindel, Co-Founder, and Claudia Gwilliam, Managing Director, work to address that need through DCVLP, which handled more than 350 cases
last year.
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