©2016 by Gallogly Family Foundation. Proudly created with Wix.com

Gallogly Family Foundation

Public Interest Law Fellows

Kelsey Chapple

University of Texas '16
Bet Tzedek Legal Services

Los Angeles, CA

Kelsey represents low-wage, primarily undocumented, female workers experiencing employment-related abuses such as harassment, discrimination, wage theft, and retaliation.

Katherine Conway

American University '18
Capital Area Immigrants' Rights (CAIR) Coalition

Washington, D.C.

Katherine focuses her work on representing bond eligible individuals detained in Virginia and Maryland immigration detention centers.  She helps individuals secure release from detention through direct representation, case placement and mentorship, and workshops with detained individuals.

Mackenzie Coplen

University of Oklahoma '18
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma

Olkmulgee, OK

Mackenzie works in the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Family Violence Prevention Program and represents victims of domestic violence, stalking, dating violence, trafficking, and sexual assault. She primarily assists clients with protective orders, custody, and divorces. 

Marissa Latta

University of Texas '18
Texas RioGrande Legal Services

Austin, TX

Marissa represents low-income tenants in housing matters.  She focuses on representing individuals who have been illegally denied housing because of their criminal background, and she is working to improve housing access for people with past criminal justice involvement.

2018

2017

Rodolfo Castillo

American University '17
Kids in Need of Defense (KIND)

Baltimore, MD

Rodolfo represented low-income unaccompanied minors in need of immigration legal services.  He also worked to connect immigrant families to community resources and services by building on existing medical-legal partnership models.

Kristin Donovan

American University '17
Legal Aid Justice Center

Falls Church, VA

Kristin provides legal services to low-wage immigrant workers in Northern Virginia's commercial cleaning industry.  Through advocacy and litigation, she helps cleaning workers recover unpaid wages and challenge workplace sexual harassment and discrimination. 

Megan Lambert

University of Oklahoma '17
ACLU of Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK

Megan practices constitutional and civil rights law, including impact litigation which seeks to create structural change and advance the law toward a broader realization of human rights and social equity.  Her primary areas of practice include freedom of speech, freedom of religion, due process, equal protection, and criminal justice reform.

Austin Vance

University of Oklahoma '17
Oklahoma Indian Legal Services

Oklahoma City, OK

Austin provided representation for Native Americans with civil legal issues impacting them as members of a federally-recognized tribe including cases that invoked the Indian Child Welfare Act and tribal sovereignty issues.

Andrew Wascheck

University of Oklahoma '17
Oklahoma Lawyers for Children

Oklahoma City, OK

Andrew advocates for children who are in the custody of the Department of Human Services due to abuse or neglect. He works to protect the children’s best interests during the duration of their custody.

2016

Ge'Andra Johnson

University of Oklahoma '16
Metropolitan Fair Housing Council              Oklahoma City, OK

Ge’Andra investigated complaints of housing discrimination, ensured compliance with state and federal fair housing laws, and litigated fair housing cases.

Corie O'Rourke

University of Oklahoma '16
Ayuda

Falls Church, VA

Corie provided direct representation for clients on immigration-related legal issues such as family-based immigration applications, humanitarian-based immigration applications, and removal defense.

Mary Beth Williams

University of Oklahoma '16
Oklahoma Indian Legal Services

Oklahoma City, OK

Mary Beth assisted Native Americans with civil legal issues impacting them as members of a federally-recognized tribe such as serving as a guardian ad litem in tribal court as well as drafting and executing wills and powers of attorney.