Academic Year 2014-2015
Alicia Banks, UNC School of Law
Alicia Banks is a rising third-year law student at UNC Law. In 2012 she graduated from the University of
Arizona with a B.A. in Psychology and a Pre-law minor. Last summer she interned
with the UNC School of Law Clinical Programs in the Immigration Clinic.
Brent Ducharme, UNC School of Law
Brent Ducharme is a rising third-year law student at UNC. He graduated from Wesleyan University in 2010 with a
B.A in Government, focusing on political movements involving underrepresented
groups in America. Brent is particularly interested in issues related to voting
access and education law.
Kai Toshumba, Charlotte School of Law
Kai Toshumba is a rising second-year law student at Charlotte School of Law. She graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2010 with a B.A. in International Studies and a minor in Women's Studies. Before attending law school, Kai worked with the Los Angeles Unified School District as a community organizer through AmeriCorps-VISTA. Kai has a vested interest in education law with a focus on the North Carolina Public School System and juvenile justice.
Kandace Watkins, UNC School of Law
Kandace Watkins is a rising second-year law student at UNC
School of Law. The Greensboro native graduated from the University of North
Carolina School of Journalism and Mass Communication in 2011. Prior to law
school, Kandace was an AmeriCorp Public Ally and worked as community outreach
educator for a domestic violence and sexual assault non-profit in Durham.
Kandace’s interests include gender and racial equity.
Meghan Boyd, UNC School of Law
Meghan E. Boyd is a rising second-year law student at
UNC. Before joining UNC's law school, she completed a Master's in Public
Administration at UNC's School of Government. She served as an intern with the
NC State Board of Elections focusing on election law and
campaign finance. Meghan worked
at Duke University in the Department of Economics as a graduate program
administrator and received her BA from Southern Illinois University in
Political Science and History.
Ronald Haynes, Jr., NCCU School of Law
Haynes, Jr. is a rising third-year law student at North Carolina Central
School of Law. He is a first generation college student from Shelby, NC.
Ronald completed his bachelor's degree in African American Studies &
Political Science at UNC-Greensboro. He looks forward to practicing in the
areas of Criminal Defense, Civil Litigation, and Music Copyright Law. Ronald enjoys basketball, reading, and poetry.
Emily Turner, University of Pennsylvania School of Law
Emily worked extensively for both women’s rights and immigrant rights. She sees the law as a thread that winds its way through the fight for social justice. She has served on the board of the Penn Law Civil Rights Law Project, and is a current member of Penn LAMBDA and a Senior Editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. She is particularly interested in appellate litigation and the intersectionality of race, gender and class issues. She is currently a Simpson Thacher & Bartlett public interest fellow and has just completed a summer associate position with that firm. Upon graduation, she will be clerking for Judge Sri Srinivasan on the D.C. Circuit.