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Public Interest Fellowship Recipients

2021 Law Student Public Interest Fellowship Winners Announced!

The South Asian Bar Association of Greater Boston (SABA GB) proudly congratulates Yash Desai and Edison Wong, the winners of the SABA GB 2021 Law Student Public Interest Fellowship, sponsored by a generous donation from Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP. and Morrison Mahoney LLP  The $5,000 Fellowship award enables law students to work in otherwise unpaid summer internships with community and public interest organizations.

With the support of the fellowship, Mr. Desai  worked during his 1L summer at the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services.

Mr. Wong is a student at Boston University School of Law and worked during his 1L summer at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles.

SABA GB is proud to award the Fellowship to Mr. Wong and Mr. Desai and to support their careers.

SABA GB Mentorship Programs

Past Fellowship Recipients

2019
Shannon Mathew, Northeastern University School of Law
Mental Health Litigation Division of Committee for Public Counsel Services

2018
Erica Rasquinha, Northeastern University School of Law
Office of U.S. Attorney, Civil Division

2017
Fariha Kabir, Boston College Law School
Office of U.S. Attorney, Criminal Division

2016
Vaishali Goyal, Boston College Law School
Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office

2015
Sonja Marrett, Boston College Law School
Conservation Law Foundation

2014
Adi Sudarshan, Boston College Law School
Middlesex County District Attorney’s Office

2013
Renu Sagreiya, Boston College Law School
Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society

2012
Pavan Nagavelli, Suffolk University Law School
SISHA Anti-Human Trafficking and Exploitation

2011
Saraa Basaria, Northeastern University School of Law
Committee for Public Counsel Services

Meera Kamath, Boston University School of Law
WilmerHale Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School

2010
Sapna Patel, Boston University School of Law
Neighborhood of Affordable Housing

2009
Heeral Patel, Boston College Law School
Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts of Massachusetts

Saroj Tharisayi, Cornell Law School
Greater Boston Legal Services

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