Meet the Students

Those in the know

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Class of 2021

[[e|swabdallah, Samy Abdallah]]

  • Hometown: Plano, TX
  • Undergraduate Degree: Trinity University 
  • William & Mary Involvement: Journal of Race, Gender & Social Justice, Black Law Students Association, Muslim Law Students Association, Sports & Entertainment Law Society  
  • Summer 2019: U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas, TX

[[e|drallocca, Dodi Allocca]]

  • Hometown: Richmond, VA
  • Undergraduate Degree: Davidson College 
  • William & Mary Involvement: Environmental Law & Policy Review, Transactional Law Team, Legal Practice Program Fellow
  • Summer 2019: Laura Lebifreid, PLLC, New York, NY

[[e|eabaines, Evan Baines]]

  • Hometown: Orange, VA
  • Undergraduate Degree: George Mason University 
  • William & Mary Involvement: Honor Council, VP of Equality Alliance, American Constitution Society
  • Summer 2019: National Labor Relations Board, Washington, D.C.

[[e|acdixon, Anas'a Dixon]]

  • Hometown: Spotsylvania, VA
  • Undergraduate Degree: Hampton University
  • William & Mary Involvement: Black Law Students Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution Team
  • Summer 2019: Fredericksburg City Attorney's Office

[[e|jeeisner, Jamie Eisner]]

  • Hometown: Yorktown, VA
  • Undergraduate Degree: Wake Forest University 
  • William & Mary Involvement: Women's Law Society 
  • Summer 2019: U.S. Office of Special Counsel, Washington, D.C.

[[e|nyessoka, Ndome Essoka]]

  • Hometown: Queens, NY
  • Undergraduate Degree: SUNY Stony Brook 
  • William & Mary Involvement: VP of Black Law Students Association, Health Law & Policy Society, Public Service Fund 
  • Summer 2019: CarMax Corporate Counsel, Richmond, VA

[[e|ljkesselman, Leah Kesselman]]

  • Hometown: Hamden, CT
  • Undergraduate Degree: University of Rochester 
  • William & Mary Involvement: Business Law Review, Treasurer of Student Bar Association, Jewish Law Student Association
  • Summer 2019: New Haven Legal Assistance Association Housing Unit

[[e|ncobineche, Nkemka Obineche]]

  • Hometown: Clarksville, MD
  • Undergraduate Degree: Villanova University  
  • William & Mary Involvement: Secretary of Black Law Students Association, Secretary of Women's Law Society
  • Summer 2019: Judicial Clerkship, Honorable Anita Josey Herring, Washington, D.C. Superior Court

[[e|yipalmer, Yasmine Palmer]]

  • Hometown: Centreville, VA
  • Undergraduate Degree: William & Mary
  • William & Mary Involvement: Alternative Dispute Resolution team, Black Law Students Association, Student Bar Association, Comparative Legal Student Scholars
  • Summer 2019: UN International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals, Office of the Prosecutor, The Hague, Netherlands 

[[e|gavance, Gabby Vance]]

  • Hometown: Severna Park, MD
  • Undergraduate Degree: Elon University 
  • William & Mary Involvement: Business Law ReviewStudent Bar Association, Public Service Fund, Women's Law Society
  • Summer 2019: U.S. District Court of the District of Maryland

[[e|wawasson, Will Wasson]]

  • Hometown: Martinsburg, WV
  • Undergraduate Degree: West Virginia Wesleyan College
  • William & Mary Involvement: Bill of Rights JournalW&M Student Assembly, Law School Senator
  • Summer 2019: Federal Public Defender of the Northern District of West Virginia; Judicial Clerkship, the Honorable Patrick Wilson, Marion County, WV