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Global Justice 2013 Interns Serving Around the World

This year, the Center for Global Justice’s 20 interns serve 19 organizations around the world. The organizations they support are as nearby as the Naval Criminal Investigative Service in Norfolk, Va., and as far away as the Women’s Hope Center in Seoul, South Korea. Their causes range from human trafficking to religious freedom. Regardless where the 2013 Center for Global Justice Interns serve, their work is united by a common goal: to defend those who cannot defend themselves.

Read more about the Center for Global Justice Internships here, and read more about the interns’ experiences at the Center for Global Justice blog.

  • Emily Arthur (1L) supports El Pozo de Vida, an organization in Mexico City
  • Cortland Bobczynski (1L) serves the legal branch of CitizenLink, a Focus on the Family affiliate in Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • Kyle Carter (2L) interns with Freedom Firm, an organization directed by Regent Law alumnus Evan Henck.
  • Paul Davis (1L) interns with Justice Ventures International, a Christian nonprofit organization in Washington, D.C.
  • Danielle Gallaher (2L) and Elissa Polley (1L) intern with the National District Attorneys Association located in Arlington, Va.
  • Benjamin Goodrich (2L) interns with Orphan Secure, a nonprofit organization comprised of former U.S. intelligence and law enforcement officers who assess orphanages in war-torn countries.
  • Kellisia Hazelwood () interns with Dream Ghana, supporting the legal efforts of the Human Rights Advocacy Centre in Ghana.
  • Ra Hee Jeon (1L) interns in Seoul, South Korea with the Women's Hope Center.
  • Rebecca Knight (2L) interns with the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute, a nonprofit organization in Washington, D.C.
  • Jessica Krentz (1L) enrolled in Regent Law’s summer abroad program in Uganda.
  • Alyssa Martinez (1L) supports the Legal Action for Persons with Disabilities Uganda through Uganda Christian University.
  • Elizabeth Miller (1L) serves the European Center for Law and Justice, an international, nongovernment organization in Strasbourg, France.
  • Kristy Mutchler (2L) assists in research and training coordination for a new anti-human trafficking initiative of the Strategic Development, Faith-Based and Community division of the Kansas Department of Children and Families.
  • Elizabeth Oklevitch (2L) serves the United States Attorney’s Office in Rochester, N.Y.
  • Heather Pate (2L) enrolled in Regent Law’s study abroad program at Uganda Christian University.
  • Abigail Skeans (2L) returns to Uganda to continue her groundbreaking work with Sixty Feet, strengthening juvenile justice programs through legal advocacy.
  • Nicole Tutrani (2L) interns with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service in Norfolk, Va.
  • Jaclyn Walliser (1L) works with the Jubilee Campaign in Fairfax, Va.
  • Erica Weston (1L) interns in the Office of the General Counsel of Campus Crusade for Christ in Orlando, Fla.

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