2017 Public Interest and Social Justice Law Board Summer Grants

  • Roshni Advani: East Bay Community Legal Service
  • Justin Bendana: Monterey County Public Defender
  • Stephanie Blank: California Appellate Project
  • Barbara Boktor: Berkeley Law Center for Reproductive Rights
  • Brian Exline: Fresno District Attorney
  • Tereza Guzman: Santa Cruz County
  • Kyle Heitmann: Housing and Economic Rights Advocates
  • Ashley Jenezon: Santa Cruz District Attorney
  • Daniel Johnnston: Santa Clara District Attorney
  • Taylor Krone: Riverside District Attorney
  • Amanda Lee: Los Angeles County Public Defender
  • German Llamas: Monterey County Public Defender
  • Thania Lopez: Social Justice Collaborative (Immigration)
  • Brennan McGee: Sacramento County Public Defender Office
  • Bryan Nichols: Bay Area Legal Aid
  • Logan Peppin: Eviction Defense Collaborative
  • Shelby Rogers: Immigrant Legal Services
  • Julia Schon: Santa Clara District Attorney
  • Nadine Talaat: East Bay Children’s Law Offices
  • Tylyn Wells: Equal Justice Society

2017 Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Fellowships

  • Jessica Atwood, Eviction Defense Collaborative
  • Regan Bradley-Brown, Bay Area Legal Aid
  • Carlos Castro, Center for Constitutional Rights, New York, NY
  • Melissa Fox, Disability Rights California

2017 Supriya Bhat Public Defender Summer Grant

  • Maya Younes, Alameda County Public Defender

2017 LGBT Legal Issues Summer Grant

  • Daniel Douglas, SAGE, New York, NY

2017 Harry and Jean Gluck Social Justice Law Fellowship

  • Erin Flowers, Law Foundation of Silicon Valley (Fair Housing Project)

2016 Public Interest and Social Justice Law Board Summer Grants

  • Ian Bruce Campbell, Monterey County Public Defender
  • Qing Chen, Family Violence Appellate Project
  • Trisha Cobb, Law Foundation of Silicon Valley
  • Megan Denkers Baca, UnCommon Law
  • Daniela Dunham, Santa Clara County District Attorney
  • Brett Fountain, Contra Costa County Public Defender
  • Melissa Fox, Bay Area Legal Aid
  • Marta Hafner, Alameda County Public Defender
  • Ashley Jenezon, Santa Clara County District Attorney
  • Rachel Kramer, California Coastal Commission
  • Alexander Lewicki, Santa Clara County Public Defender
  • Richard Maher, Santa Clara County Superior Court
  • Sinead McCarron, Santa Clara County District Attorney
  • Brennan McGee, Contra Costa County Public Defender
  • Brian Olfato, Bay Area Legal Aid
  • Haleigh Parkinson, Santa Clara County District Attorney
  • Rebecca Reiben, Office of the Attorney General, New Jersey
  • Jayde Richardson, Home Base
  • Amanda Saber, Santa Clara County District Attorney
  • Jorge Tena, Sustainable Economies Law Center
  • Mallory Zickfield, National Employment Lawyers Association

2016 Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Fellowships

  • Sabeena Bali-Dingra, Alameda County Public Defender
  • Hannah Bertrando, California Office of the Attorney General
  • Shauna Lord, Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid
  • Francisco Lozano, Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid

2016 Supriya Bhat Public Defender Summer Grant

  • Zina Zaia, Contra Costa County Public Defender

2016 Santa Cruz County Social Justice Grant

  • Shelby Rogers, Watsonville Law Center

2016 Harry and Jean Gluck Social Justice Law Fellowship

  • James Mulgannon, Justice & Diversity Center, Homeless Advocacy Project


2015 Public Interest & Social Justice Law Board, Fr. Goda, and Mary Emery Summer Grant Recipients

  • Christina Bergakis, Los Angeles County DA
  • Paige Carnahan, Nevada County DA
  • Cynthia Chu, Law Foundation of Silicon Valley
  • Megan Denkers, Habeas Corpus Resource Center
  • Courtney Eggleston, Santa Cruz County Immigration Project
  • Quratulann Farooqi, Centro de Ayuda Legal para Inmigrantes
  • Arielle Hostetler, Children’s Law Center
  • Brish Miller, Bay Area Legal Aid
  • Scott Reno, Bay Area Legal Aid
  • Andrew Rivera, Bet Tzedek
  • Ashley Robinson, US Attorney’s Office
  • Derek Rovaris, Resurrection After Exoneration
  • Virginia Snyder, Fresno County DA
  • Riana Talaugon, Santa Cruz County District Attorney’s Office
  • Sara Townsend, Center for Biological Diversity
  • Peter Tran, Orange County Public Defender
  • Andrew Van Slyke, Oakland City Attorney’s Office
  • Mon Shuan Wu, Department of Labor – Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA)
  • Alvin Yu, Federal Defender’s Office for the Eastern District of California

2014 Public Interest & Social Justice Law Board, Fr. Goda, and Mary Emery Summer Grant Recipients

  • Nnennaya Amuchie Centro de Ayuda Legal Para Imigrantes (CALI)
  • Diego Aviles Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Christopher G. Bianchi Oakland City Attorney’s Office
  • Daniel Buffington Office of the Federal Defender for the Eastern District of California
  • Ashlee Cherry Department of Homeland Security – San Francisco
  • Kyle Cakebread Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office
  • Cynthia Chu County Counsel, County of San Mateo
  • Wesley Dodd Santa Clara County, Office of the County Counsel
  • Elisabeth Farmer Bay Area Legal Aid – San Jose
  • Giuliana Ferrante Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office
  • Sean Freeberg Santa Clara County Office of the County Counsel
  • Samantha Fuchs Santa Clara County Office of the Public Defender
  • Keri Gross Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
  • Tiffany Henderson Bay Area Legal Aid – Contra Costa County
  • Tristan Hills Sacramento County Public Defender’s Office
  • Keelikolani Ho Law Foundation of Silicon Valley
  • Kelly Liang Bay Area Legal Aid – San Francisco
  • Sallie (Zhiyan) Lin International Bridges to Justice
  • Gustavo Magana Santa Clara County Office of the Public Defender
  • Clare McKendry Habeas Corpus Resource Center
  • Joseph Nave Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto
  • Catherine Nguyen State of California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General
  • Jamie Pereyda Stanford Environmental Law Clinic
  • CelinePurcell United States Department of Justice, Northern District of California (San Jose)
  • Ruby Renteria Law Foundation of Silicon Valley
  • Sara Salas Catholic Charities of the East Bay
  • Parminder Sandhu Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office
  • Riana Talaugon Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office
  • Nathaniel Zwerdling Santa Clara County, Office of the County Counsel

2013 Public Interest & Social Justice Law Board, Fr. Goda, and Mary Emery Summer Grant Recipients

  • Abdu Abdullah, Eviction Defense Collaborative
  • John E. Belisle, National Labor Relations Board, Region 20
  • Moksha Chattopadhya, San Diego US Attorney’s Office
  • Vincent Chee, Legal Services of Northern California – Senior Legal Hotline
  • Karla De La Torre, Santa Clara County Office of the District Attorney
  • Allison Fung, United States Attorney’s Office Central District of California
  • Tristan Hills, Prisoner Legal Services
  • Brandi Hines, Law Foundation of Silicon Valley
  • Khalif Jackson, Prisoner Legal Services
  • Natalie Kirkish, California Coastal Commission
  • Taline Minassian,  East Bay Sanctuary Covenant
  • Steven Mathew Otero,  Monterey County Public Defender
  • Susannah Ragab, Securities & Exchange Commission
  • Jonathan Searle, Legal Aid of San Mateo County
  • John Stegman, Santa Clara County Office of the District Attorney
  • Mathew Toyama, US Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division
  • Veronica Villalta, Bay Area Legal Aid

2012 Public Interest & Social Justice Law Board and Fr. Goda Summer Grant Recipients

  • Morgan A. Anderson, Bay Area Legal Aid – San Jose
  • Raquel Arellano, Centro de Ayuda Legal Para Imigrantes (CALI)
  • Samuel Tyler Cardon, Bay Area Legal Aid – Redwood City
  • Jessica Chan, East Bay Sanctuary Covenant
  • Karla De La Torre, Bay Area Legal Aid – San Jose
  • Zachary Dillon, City of San Jose, Office of the City Attorney
  • Emily Ellison, San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office
  • Mengfei He, City of Oakland, City Attorney’s Office
  • Shana Inspektor, San Francisco Baykeeper
  • Matthew Izzi,California Appellate Project – San Francisco
  • Siena Kautz, DNA People’s Legal Services, Inc.
  • Kathleen Keating, California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.
  • Sita Kuteira, Environmental Law Foundation
  • Darya Landa, Institute for Justice – Washington Chapter
  • Denise Miller, Law Foundation of Silicon Valley, Fair Housing Law Project
  • Alexandra Podkolzina, Law Foundation of Silicon Valley, Health Legal Services Project
  • Melissa Romina Sayoc, API Legal Outreach
  • Kimberly Sesay, Catholic Charities CYO – San Francisco
  • Juan Guillermo Urbina, Legal Aid Foundation of LA, Santa Monica Self Help Legal Access Center
  • Alexis Wong, Santa Cruz County District Attorney

2011 Public Interest & Social Justice Law Board and Fr. Goda Summer Grant Recipients

  • Agustina Allende, Pro Bono Project
  • Jessica Clark, American Civil Liberties Union
  • Christina Fialho, Asian Law Caucus
  • Lauren Harden, Bay Area Legal Aid – San Mateo County
  • Rashmi Joshi,  Asylum Access
  • Kristen Ayana King, Watsonville Law Center
  • Anjali Kulkarni, Legal Advocates for Children and Youth
  • Sita Kuteira, Health Legal Services
  • Edward Morgan Laird, Law Foundation of Silicon Valley – Fair Housing Law Project
  • Gabriel Law, Legal Aid Society of San Mateo
  • Eugene Lee, Asian Law Caucus
  • Lizbeth Najera Munoz, Cancer Legal Resource Center
  • VyHanh Nguyen, Bay Area Legal Aid – San Jose
  • Jeffrey Petty, Legal Aid Services of Oregon
  • Kira Proehl, National Advocates for Pregnant Women
  • Antonio Raymo,Children’s Law Center
  • John Peter Rose,  Center for Resource Solution
  • Laura E. Pfannkoch, Hillsborough County Attorney’s Office, Domestice Violence Unit
  • Gabriela Tunzi,East Bay Community Law Center
  • Alexis C. Wong, Prisoner Legal Services

2010 Public Interest & Social Justice Law Board and Fr. Goda Summer Grant Recipients

  • Holly Dixon, Santa Clara County Family Wellness Court
  • Christina Fialho, Global Detention Project
  • Scott Fraser, Alameda County Superior Court Self Help/Facilitator Program
  • Carolyn Kim, Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach
  • Hanhwe Kim, Korean War POW Affairs Committee
  • Naoko Kumada, Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto
  • Andrew Menotti,, Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto
  • Veronica Montelongo, California Appellate Project – San Francisco
  • Michelle Moran, Law Foundation of Silicon Valley – Legal Advocates for Children & Youth
  • Jeffrey Petty, Bay Area Legal Aid
  • Antonio Raymo, East Bay Community Law Center
  • Gabriela Tunzi, Cancer Legal Resource Center

2009 Public Interest & Social Justice Law Board and Fr. Goda Summer Grant Recipients

  • Isra Abid, Bay Area Legal Aid
  • Deborah Azar, Consumers Union
  • Crystal Becerra, Bay Area Legal Aid
  • Brandon Cabrera, Northern California Innocence Project
  • Sheila Crawford, North County Family Violence Prevention Center
  • Sherman Curi, Northern California Innocence Project
  • Kristina De La Rosa, American Civil Liberties Union
  • Michelle Forrest, Children’s Law Center of LA
  • Nina Gurikar, Bay Area Legal Aid
  • Rachel Hertz, Pro Bono Project of Silicon Valley
  • Monica Macaluso, Alliance for Affordable Energy
  • Sreela Mukherji, International Institutes
  • Michael Munters, Northern California Innocence Project
  • Madolyn Orr, Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto
  • Carly Plaskin, Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto
  • Anthony Rouhier, Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto
  • Da’Niel Rowan, Bay Area Legal Aid
  • Jason Tauches, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • Sarah Vickers, Center on Juvenile Criminal Justice
  • Nicholas Webber, Watsonville Law Center
  • Blake Zurbuchen, Northern California Innocence Project

2008 Public Interest & Social Justice Endowment Summer Grant Recipients

  • Kristina Chu, Katharine and George Alexander Community Law Center
  • Jean Chung, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Akilah Davis, Law Foundation of Silicon Valley – Mental Health Advocacy Project
  • Lea Patricia L. Francisco, Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County
  • Ganka Hadjipetrova, Community Legal Services of East Palo Alto
  • Molly Healy, Children’s Law Center
  • Atteeyah Hollie, East Bay Community Law Center
  • Cindy Koo, Catholic Charities
  • Audrey Kyu, Office of the State Public Defender
  • Olivia Jane Layug, Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach
  • Rachel Leff-Kich, Legal Aid Association of California
  • Daniel Murdock, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Policy and Statutory Implementation Unit
  • Drew Sanchez, California Appellate Project
  • Jennifer Schiffner, Department of Labor – Employee Benefits Securities Admin.
  • Jetaun Stevens, Center for Justice and Accountability
  • Lauren Vazquez, Pro Bono Project of Silicon Valley
  • Nick Welle, American Civil Liberties Union
  • Jaime Young, Human Rights First