Wayne Law students selected for Public Interest Law Fellowships

DETROIT — Five Wayne State University Law School students will gain experience and serve a variety of agencies this summer, thanks to the support of the 2019 Public Interest Law Fellowships.

The 2019 fellowship recipients and their organizations are:

  • Meagan Dreher, second-year student — ACLU of Michigan
  • Elisabeth Moore, second-year student — Wayne County Prosecutor's Office
  • Katherine Olds, second-year student — Detroit Justice Center
  • Lauren Pereny, second-year student — Federal Defender Office
  • Veronica Walrad, first-year student — Washtenaw County Office of Public Defender

Each student will volunteer 40 hours a week for ten weeks, collectively providing more than 3,000 hours of service to organizations serving the public and under-represented individuals. 

Wayne Law created the fellowships in 2009 to give students opportunities to gain practical experience in public interest law before graduation, ease student financial stresses and offer much-needed assistance to organizations providing legal services to underserved constituencies. Fellowship recipients are selected each year by a committee of Wayne Law faculty members, staff and alumni.

2019 fellowship recipients
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2019 fellowship recipients continued



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Contact: Kaylee Place

Phone: 313-577-4629

Email: kaylee.place@wayne.edu

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