Friedman, Allison

Program
Day

Undergraduate institutions and degrees
University of Maryland, College Park – Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Hometown – City, State, and Country (if not the U.S.)
Baltimore, MD

Extracurricular and co-curricular activities
Moot Court Board: Outside Competition Chair
   The Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class: Staff Editor, Articles Editor
   Youth, Education, and Justice Clinic
   Baltimore Outreach for Student Success: President, Teen Court Facilitator, Mentor
   Writing Fellow
   SBA: 1L Vice President, 2L Class President
   Criminal Law Association

Post-graduation plans
Working as an Assistant Public Defender for the Maryland Office of the Public Defender

Finish this sentence: I could not have gotten through law school without…
The support of my friends and professors.

Who are your mentors? How have they impacted your journey?
Professor Pinard has been a constant source of guiding light and inspiration for me throughout law school. He has encouraged me to continue the good fight and to never be afraid of a challenge. I am so thankful to always have him in my corner and know that even though my law school days are ending, our relationship will continue to grow in the years to come,

Write a message.
What a wild ride this has been. Thank you Maryland Carey Law for helping me to grow as a student, advocate, and person. Specific thanks to Baltimore Outreach for Student Success, the Moot Court Board, and my clinic family for constantly reminding me why I came to law school in the first place; and to my friends, family, professors, and fellow public defenders for the continued support to always fight the good fight.

Class of 2020 – our journey is only just beginning, and I can’t wait to see where the future takes us.

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