Meet some of our students

  • Picture of Priscilla Ghita
    Priscilla Ghita

    Residence: Madison Heights

    Undergraduate education: Bachelor's in political science and bachelor's in spanish language and literature from Oakland University

    Wayne Law class: 2020

    Law School activities/organizations: Wayne Law Review, Keith Students for Civil Rights and Wayne Law Admissions Ambassador

    Work experience: Judicial intern for the Hon. Gershwin A. Drain (Eastern District of Michigan)

    Future plans: Clerk for a federal judge and then become a trial lawyer in Detroit

  • Picture of Charles Hayden
    Charles Hayden

    Residence: Auburn Hills

    Undergraduate education: Bachelor's in business administration with a concentration in sport management and a minor in journalism from Adrian College

    Wayne Law class: 2019

    Law school activities/organizations: Treasurer of Student Board of Governors, Wayne Law Admissions Ambassador, Black Law Student Association and Sports and Entertainment Law Society

    Future plans: General Counsel of professional sports team

  • Picture of Michael Jernukian
    Michael Jernukian

    Residence: Macomb

    Undergraduate education: Bachelor's in criminal justice and a minor in sociology from Oakland University.

    Wayne Law class: 2020

    Law School activities/organizations: Mock Trial member and Wayne Law Admissions Ambassador

    Work experience: Court Intern to the Hon. Matthew Switalski; Legal Assistant at Roosen, Varchetti and Olivier PLLC specializing in debt collection for City of Detroit property and income tax; Judicial intern to the Hon. Bernard Friedman.

    Future plans: Become a commercial real estate litigator for a large firm in Michigan. 

  • Picture of Brant Losinski
    Brant Losinski

    Residence: Ann Arbor

    Wayne Law class: 2019

    Undergraduate education: Bachelor’s in English with a focus on creative writing, and a bachelor’s in Native American studies and the Ojibwa (Anishnabe) language from the University of Michigan

    Graduate education: Master's in composition and rhetoric from the University of Michigan-Flint

    Law School activities/organizations: Chairman of the Wayne Law ACLU chapter, president of the Environmental Law Society and research assistant for Professor Kirsten Carlson (studying Native American Advocacy for congressional legislation)

    Work experience: Intern at ACLU of Michigan (2019); Intern at U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (2018); Intern at Great Lakes Environmental Law Center (2017); Former Professor of English Composition at Mott Community College and Lansing Community College

    Future plans: Environmental and civil liberty public interest law; Law professor

  • Picture of Savannah Main
    Savannah Main

    Residence: Ferndale

    Undergraduate education: Bachelor’s in anthropology from Metropolitan State University of Denver

    Wayne Law class: 2020

    Law school activities/organizations: Vice president of If/When/How at Wayne Law and Wayne Law Student Ambassador

    Future plans: Working in public interest law

  • Picture of Amanda McSween
    Amanda McSween

    Residence: Plymouth

    Undergraduate education: James Madison College at Michigan State University

    Wayne Law class: 2020

    Law School activities/organizations: Assistant editor of Wayne Law Review; Transactional Law Competition, Women's Law Caucus and Wayne Law Admissions Ambassador

    Work experience: Extern for the Hon. Michael J. Riordan; Intern for the Michigan Court of Appeals Research Division; Accounts administrator and executive assistant for Anderson Economic Group

  • Picture of Lauren Pereny
    Lauren Pereny

    Residence: Detroit

    Undergraduate education: Bachelor's in interdisciplinary studies in social science with a focus in urban studies, and a minor in spanish from Michigan State University

    Wayne Law class: 2020

    Law school activities/organizations: On the Executive Boards of the National Lawyers Guild and the Wayne Law ACLU Chapter

    Work experience: Peggy Browning Fellow at the Sugar Law Center for Economic and Social Justice; Wayne Law Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic

    Future plans: Public Interest

  • Picture of Daina Robinson
    Daina Robinson

    Residence: Bloomfield

    Undergraduate education: Bachelor's in international relations and diplomacy from The Ohio State University 

    Wayne Law class: 2020

    Law School activities/organizations: Vice President of the Black Law Students Association, Jessup International Moot Court, Women's Law Caucus

    Work experience: Department of Justice, Criminal Division; Legal Services of South Central Michigan 

    Future plans: Something pertaining to international law, specifically human rights

     

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    Ashley Strawser

    Residence: Garden City

    Undergraduate education: Bachelor's in philosophy and bachelor's in political science with a minor in psychology from University of Michigan-Dearborn

    Wayne Law class: 2019

    Law school activities/organization: Wayne Law Moot Court Director of Communication and national team member, Mock Trial member, past president of Criminal Law Society, past events coordinator of Women's Law Caucus

    Work experience: Intern for the Hon. Arthur Tarnow; Intern for the Hon. Darlene O'Brien; Summer associate for Zamzow Fabian; Intern for the Federal Defender Office; Intern for the U.S. Attorney's Office; Intern for the Washtenaw County Public Defender's Office

    Future plans: Working in criminal law

  • Picture of Mel Souraya
    Mel Souraya

    Residence: Windsor, Canada

    Undergraduate education: Bachelor's in fine arts and bachelor's in education from the University of Calgary

    Wayne Law class: 2020

    Law school activities/organizations: Article editor for the Journal of Law in Society, student representative for Kaplan Bar Review, Transactional Law Competition, Women's Law Caucus, Wayne Intellectual Property Student Association, Entrepreneurship and Business Law Society and Wayne Law Admissions Ambassador

    Work experience: Legal assistant for Phoenix Legal; Legal extern for the U.S. National Labor Relations Board; Judicial clerk for the Hon. Judge Friedman; Former Middle School English and Social Studies Teacher

    Future plans: Working as a civil and human rights attorney, focusing on education policy, legislation and access to justice.

     

  • Picture of Kaitlyn York
    Kaitlyn York

    Residence: Oak Park

    Undergraduate education: Bachelor’s in political science from Alma College

    Wayne Law class: 2020

    Law school activities/organizations: Junior member of Wayne Law Mock Trial and Wayne Law Student Ambassador

    Future plans: Abused and neglected child advocate; Juvenile court referee

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