2017-2018 Executive Board:

                                                President


Rosy Shrestha
rshrestha@umaryland.edu
Class Year: 2L
Undergrad, Major(s): University of Maryland, College Park
Hometown: Baltimore, MD
Legal Area(s) of Interest: Corporate Litigation
Advice for 1Ls: Read on weekends & outline during the week.


Treasurer

Allen Yu
allen.yu@umaryland.edu
Class Year: 2L
Undergrad, Major(s): Southern Methodist University- International Studies & Philosophy
Hometown: Columbia, South Carolina
Legal Area(s) of Interest: International Public Law
Advice for 1Ls: Find a healthy balance and work and play. Make sure to form good relationships with your professors, they are great resources and can be amazing mentors! Hang in there!

Spring Reception Chair
Elbie Fernandez
efernan1@umaryland.edu
Class Year: 2L
Undergrad, Major(s): UMBC- Political Science  
Hometown: Towson, MD
Legal Area(s) of Interest: Immigration and International Law
Advice for 1Ls: Stop checking your emails in class. Good class notes are the key to good outlines. 


Communications Chair
Suhani Chitalia 
suhani.chitalia@umaryland.edu
Class Year: 2L
Undergrad Major: Environment Science and Policy
Legal Areas of Interest: Environmental Law, Health Law
Advice: Be sure to take time and enjoy your life and pursue your hobbies, and start outlining early!


1L Representative
Jack Dougherty
jack.daugherty@umaryland.edu
Class Year: 1L
Undergrad, Major: Emory University Goizueta Business School- Strategy & Management Consulting, International Business
Hometown: Columbia, MD
Legal Area(s) of Interest: M&A, Corporate & Real Estate
Vice President

Hansi Wei
asardana@umaryland.edu
Class Year: 2L
Undergrad, Major(s): University of Maryland, College Park- Philosophy & Government and Politics
Hometown: Iowa City, IA
Legal Area(s) of Interest: Criminal (prosecution)
Advice for 1Ls: It will get better. Not easier, just better. 

Secretary
Jose Montalvo
jmontalvo@umaryland.edu
Class Year: 2L
Undergrad, Major(s): College Park- Accounting & Finance
Hometown: Fajardo, PR
Legal Area(s) of Interest: Corporate Litigation
Advice for 1Ls: Every study group has its own personality. Finding the right one is a major benefit both educationally and socially.

Fundraising Chair
Sara Lucas
sara.lucas@umaryland.edu
Class Year: 2L
Undergrad, Major(s): UMBC-Psychology
Hometown: Seattle, WA
Legal Area(s) of Interest: Commercial/Tort Litigation
Advice for 1Ls: You're doing better than you think


Professional Development Chair
Nathaniel Gajasa
nathaniel.gajasa@umaryland.edu
Class Year: 2L
Undergrad, Major(s): Rutgers University- Political Science Major, Women and Gender Studies Minor
Hometown: Toms River, NJ
Legal Area(s) of Interest: Environmental Law
Advice for 1Ls:  General- If you're ever on Jeopardy, push the buzzer with the index finger of your non-dominant hand thumb!
Actual Advice- Don't neglect your hobbies while you're in law school. So much of lawyering is interacting well with clients and pursuing interests outside of academics that will always be helpful for doing that. 

1L Representative
Hillary Pham
hpham@umaryland.edu
Class Year: 1L
Undergrad; Major: University of Maryland, College Park- Criminology & Criminal Justice
Hometown: Silver Spring, MD
Legal Interests: Business/Corporate & Healthcare Law




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