Five students at the University of Texas School of Law have been selected to receive Baron & Budd Public Interest Summer Fellowships for the coming summer. The program will provide each fellow with a $6,000 stipend to work full-time for at least 10 weeks providing legal services to underrepresented individuals or communities.
The fellowships are made possible by a generous gift from the Baron & Budd law firm and are administered by the Justice Center in conjunction with the law school’s Summer Public Service Program.
The following students, all members of the class of 2024, will receive 2022 Baron & Budd Public Interest Summer Fellowships:
Amaris Diaz will work with Disability Rights Texas in Austin meeting with clients and researching and writing documents for litigation.
Priyam Madhukar will work with the ACLU of Illinois in Chicago assisting with impact cases and non-litigation advocacy to advance civil rights and civil liberties.
Michelle Nguyen will work with Texas Appleseed in Austin on its Education Justice Project.
Lauren Schoen will work for the Center for Reproductive Rights in New York City analyzing state and federal statutes and regulations and conducting legal and factual research for active and potential litigation.
Crystal Tran will work with the ACLU of Texas in Houston assisting with civil rights litigation and investigating complaints.