Maleah Bradley (she/her) is a third-year law student at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. Maleah is originally from Dallas, Texas, and is interested in international human rights and immigration law, with a focus in Central American issues. Before law school, Maleah obtained her BA from Villanova University in Political Science and Spanish and subsequently attended the London School of Economics and Political Science to obtain a master's in International Migration and Public Policy. She also lived in Tijuana, Mexico and worked with migrants seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. Last year, Maleah participated in Cardozo's Immigration Justice Clinic and was the President of FIRE (For Immigrants' Rights and Equality). She has spent her law school summers interning with Safe Passage Project and the Immigration Law Unit's Non-Detained Removal Defense team at the Legal Aid Society. In her free time, Maleah enjoys spending time with her husband and their two cats.
Sean Dalton (he/him) is a third-year student at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law who is pursuing a career in public service. Prior to law school, he attended the College of Charleston in South Carolina, where he earned a BA in Political Service and minored in Creative Writing and Psychology. In between undergrad and law school, he worked on various political campaigns in South Carolina. His various legal internships have included working in the Criminal Defense Practice at the Legal Aid Society and at the Miami-Dade Public Defender's Office. At Cardozo, he serves as the Secretary for the Cardozo Wine Society. In his free time, he enjoys true crime documentaries, Vermont white cheddar, and Adele.
Emma Guggenheimer is a third-year law student at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. She grew up on Long Island, New York and completed her undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice at The George Washington University. This summer, she interned at the Queens District Attorney's Office in the Human Trafficking Bureau and is hoping to pursue a career as a prosecutor post graduation.
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Madison Dougherty (she/her) is a third-year law student from Atlantic City, New Jersey. She graduated from the University of Miami in 2020 with a degree in Vocal Performance. Madison is passionate about indigent criminal defense and hopes to work for a public defense organization following graduation. During her 1L summer, Madison was an intern with the Miami-Dade Public Defender's Office. During her 2L year, Madison participated in the fall Criminal Appeals Clinic with Appellate Advocates and worked as a spring intern in their Domestic Violence Survivors' Justice Act Practice Unit. This past summer, Madison was a legal intern with the Legal Aid Society's Criminal Defense Practice in Queens.
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Cassidy Moon (she/her) is a third-year law student from Middleton, MA, who is passionate about sexual assault advocacy and juvenile justice. She graduated from Tulane University with a BA in International Relations and French. Since starting law school, Cassidy has interned for Judge Robert Hettlemen in Bronx Family Court and participated in Cardozo's Divorce Mediation Clinic. This summer, she interned for the Jewelers Vigilance Committee. Cassidy is pursuing a career in intellectual property or advertising law, with a particular interest in the fashion, retail, and luxury industries.
Grace Ouyang (she/her) is a third-year law student and is a two-time public service scholar. She studied English literature and Chinese language at Macaulay Honors College at Hunter, City University of New York. Before law school, she worked as an immigration paralegal. Once, she sat next to AnnaSophia Robb on the F train. Grace is from Brooklyn, New York.
Julia is a 3L from New Jersey. She graduated from the University of Michigan in 2020, where she majored in communications. Her legal experience includes interning at a personal injury firm, in the NYC court system, at a matrimonial firm, and at the Medicare Rights Center. This summer, she interned at the matrimonial firm Berkman, Bottger, Newman & Schein. She plans to pursue matrimonial and family law, but has an interest in in-house work as well. Aside from her interest in the law, Julia loves running and trying as many restaurants in NYC as possible!
Sarah is a third-year law student at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. Sarah grew up in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and attended Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. She is a previous member of the Benjamin B. Ferencz Human Rights and Atrocity Prevention Clinic at Cardozo and was formerly an intern at the Lenape Center in Staten Island, New York as part of the Nichusak group. Their 2L summer was spent as a Summer Associate at Starr Associates LLP. Following law school, Sarah hopes to continue work in the human rights field.
Alexandra DeBenedictis is a third-year law student at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. She is from Westchester, New York. Prior to attending Cardozo, Alex received a BA in Political Science at Quinnipiac University. After her first year at Cardozo, she worked at the Kings County District Attorney's Office in the Domestic Violence Bureau. During her second year at Cardozo, Alex completed the Special Education Law and Advocacy Field Clinic at Legal Services NYC. After completing her second year, she was a Summer Associate at The Mandel Law firm, a family law firm. Alex loves spending time with her dog Shea, trying new restaurants, and going to baseball games!
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Zoe Zingale is a third-year law student at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. She is from Millburn, New Jersey and attended The Ohio State University, where she majored in Psychology and minored in Communication and Spanish. During her 1L summer, Zoe worked in Judge Hammer's Chambers at the District Court for the District of New Jersey. Zoe also interned throughout her second year of law school, working at Advocates for Children of New York through Cardozo's Special Education Law and Advocacy Field Clinic during fall semester and at Lansner & Kubitschek during spring semester. After her second year, Zoe worked at Fixler & LaGattuta, LLP. Outside of law school and work, Zoe enjoys going to the beach and going for walks around NYC!
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Noa Gutow-Ellis (she/her) is a third-year law student at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. She is from Houston, Texas, and received a BA in History from Colby College in Waterville, Maine. Noa is passionate about immigrants' rights and is an Advanced Legal Intern with Cardozo's Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic. She has experience in removal defense through the Clinic and an internship with The Legal Aid Society's Immigration Law Unit. Outside of law school, she loves exploring New York City, especially its bookstores.
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Isabel Ortega-Romero (she/her) is a 3L at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law who is passionate about advocacy, social justice, intellectual property and entertainment law. She is originally from Panama City, Panama, and graduated from Temple University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science & Government. During her time in undergrad, she concentrated on the socio-political effects of American intervention in Latin American conflicts. This summer, she interned for Artworks Legal Incubator, where she got to learn more about intellectual property and entertainment law. She is the current Vice-President of OUTLaw. Outside of law school, Isa loves to hang out with her black cat Casper, play video games, explore NYC, and travel back home to Panama to spend time with her family.