INTERNAL VICE PRESIDENT
Hometown: Seoul, Korea
Undergrad: University of Notre Dame, Class of 2016, Major in Economics & Political Science
About: I was born in Korea but made it over to Southern California when I was just a wee lad. After undergrad, I worked as an IT risk consultant in the Bay Area and a jury experience inspired me to come to law school. Aside from APALSA, I am also the treasurer for KALSA, member of the Trial Advocacy Team, and an Opportunity Scholar. During this recent summer, I interned at the CFTC’s Office of International Affairs. I enjoy having thoughtful conversations with my cat and resort to my healthy obsession with soccer (Liverpool), tennis (Federer), and college football (ND) as a much needed escape from school.
Hometown: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Undergrad: University of New Mexico (Major in Biology and Chemistry)
About: I was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. I always thought I was going to be a doctor and completed two years of medical school before I decided to make the change to law. At Georgetown, I'm interested in intellectual property but keeping an open mind. In addition to APALSA, I am a Technology Law & Policy Scholar, Student Fellow of the Georgetown Center for the Constitution, Director of Events for the Federalist Society, and Law Fellow. In my spare time, I love sipping on boba tea and playing games—video games, board games, and card games!
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Undergrad: The George Washington University, Major in Psychology
About: I grew up in the Midwest and came out to the East Coast for undergrad and now law school. I was a Litigation Paralegal for two years after undergrad and worked mainly with the International Trade, Anti-Corruption, and Antitrust practice groups. During my 1L summer, I interned at the Department of Justice within the Civil Rights Division. Academically, I am interested in employment litigation, particularly in the discrimination litigation context. I enjoy watching cooking shows, doing the NYT crossword, and exploring international cuisine.
Hometown: Hillsborough, New Jersey
Boston College, Class of 2013 (BA in Theology), Boston College, Class of 2017 (Master of Arts in Theology, Master of Social Work)
About: I was born in New Jersey and attended university at Boston College. After undergrad, I did an Americorps year in Chicago before returning to Boston College to pursue my MSW and MA in Theology in a dual-masters program. Before Law School, I worked as a clinical social worker with gang-involved young men in Boston. I came to law school to become a more effective advocate for people impacted by poverty, community violence, mental illness, and racial oppression. My academic interests include Health and Mental Health law, Education, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, and Social Enterprises and Entrepreneurship. In my free time I enjoy baking sourdough bread, cooking, going to concerts, and exploring restaurants and breweries in DC. I have strong opinions about tomatoes not belonging in guacamole.
Hometown: Columbia, MD
Undergrad: University of Maryland College Park (Major in Electrical Engineering)
About: I am currently a 2L interested in intellectual property. My hobbies include soccer, gaming, weight lifting, and cooking! I’ve grown up in the DMV area so if you need any food recommendations don’t hesitate to ask.
Hometown: Queens, New York
Undergrad: The City College of New York (Major in Political Science and Psychology, with a minor in English)
About: I was born in Busan, South Korea, but came to the United States at 10 months old. After moving from California, to Washington, to Texas, my family finally settled to New York when I was three years old. After attending the City College of New York, I worked as an immigration paralegal for two years. I am spending my 1L summer as a summer associate/1L LCLD Scholar at Venable LLP. I am interested in doing transactional work when I graduate, and want to specialize in either M&A/Finance/Advertising law. In addition to APALSA, I am a RISE Scholar, Business Law Scholar, and Opportunity Scholar. I also work at the Office of Equity & Inclusion with Dr. Pérez-Caro. In my freetime, I like to bake cake pops, practice hot yoga, visit museums while listening to rap, and write comedy sketches on peculiar events that happen on the A train!
Hometown: Dana Point, CA
Undergrad: Johns Hopkins University (Major in Political Science; minor in Entrepreneurship & Management)
About: After university, I worked in the compliance department at Goldman Sachs in New York and completed a Princeton in Asia fellowship in Beijing. This past summer, I worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Apart from APALSA, I am a Legal Research & Writing Law Fellow and a member of the Global Law Scholars program. I enjoy going to the beach, skiing, traveling, and good coffee.
Hometown: Shanghai, China
Undergrad: Claremont McKenna College（Major in Political Science, and Economics; Minor in Finance)
About: Before law school, I worked in Shanghai as an investment banker and focused on IPOs and M&A deals. This summer, I am working as a research assistant for two law school professors and trying to publish a political science article on domestic politics of Hungary. Outside law school, I am a novice baker who cannot make successful pavlova. I am also a committed Whovian and love all science fiction works.