Prelaw

INTERVIEW: EMILY PASTRANA ’18, CORPORATE FINANCE LEGAL ASSISTANT

Emily Pastrana is the daughter of Cuban immigrants who moved to Miami, Florida shortly before she was born. The first in her family to go to college, she entered Hopkins knowing that she wanted to major in International Studies. She graduated with honors in 2018, double majoring in Latin American…
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INTERVIEW: ALI ARMAN, 1L, CORNELL LAW SCHOOL

Ali Arman hails from Walnut Creek, California. During her middle and high school years, she discovered a passion for political advocacy and social justice, which lead to her major in Gender and Women’s Studies at UC Berkeley. While at Berkeley, she was active in anti-sexual assault and Title IX advocacy…
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INTERVIEW: KELLY CRAWFORD, SENIOR ATTORNEY, FEDEX GROUND

Kelly Crawford grew up in Pittsburgh, PA and started undergrad at the University of Pittsburgh. After two years of trying a class from nearly every major — engineering, math, psychology, stats, neurobiology, and even ROTC — Kelly realized her desire to go into criminal law. As a result, Kelly transferred…
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INTERVIEW: IRV NATHAN (JHU ’64), LITIGATING ATTORNEY

Irvin Nathan is a retired partner at the firm of Arnold & Porter, Kaye Scholer. He counseled and represented individuals, corporations, and professional services organizations in complex civil and criminal litigation and investigations. He also counseled clients on legal ethics, Congressional investigations, District of Columbia affairs, and other issues related…
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INTERVIEW: TING LIU (JHU ’16), DUKE LAW 1L

Ting Liu is originally from a small coastal city in southern China. She moved to New Jersey when she was 14 and attended high school there. At Hopkins, she double majored in Public Health and Economics and double minored in Entrepreneurship and Management and Financial Economics. Ting was very involved…
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INTERVIEW: KATHERINE WU, 2L, BENJAMIN N. CARDOZO SCHOOL OF LAW

Katherine Wu is currently a second-year law student (2L) at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. In addition to a full-time course load this semester, she also interning with the Division of Enforcement at the Securities and Exchange Commission’s New York Regional Office. Prior to attending law school, she…
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INTERVIEW: KENDRA RANDALL JOLIVET, FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY

Kendra Randall Jolivet was a partner in the Baltimore law firm, Randall & Sonnier, LLC. and is in the process of setting up a solo practice. Randall & Sonnier regularly practiced family law, child advocacy, personal injury, wills and civil litigation. Kendra has garnered tremendous respect for her advocacy, tenacity…
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