MBF awards $30,000 to law students for public interest internships

Thursday, June 24, 2021

MBFseal2The MBF Trustees proudly announce that five exceptional law students were recently selected to receive a stipend of $6,000 each for their summer internships at non-profit legal aid organizations in Massachusetts. The grants are provided through the MBF’s Legal Intern Fellowship Program, which is funded by the MBF Fellows Fund, and the Smith Family Fund, and has two concurrent goals: to give talented students the experience and encouragement they need to continue in the public interest law sector and to provide legal aid organizations with much-needed additional staff capacity for the summer.  

This year’s award recipients are:

Anderson, CourtneyCourtney Anderson
Howard University School of Law
Harvard Legal Aid Bureau
(Supported by the MBF Fellows Fund)

Geneid, Shahinaz KSShahinaz Geneid
Northeastern University School of Law
Greater Boston Legal Services
(Supported by the MBF Fellows Fund)

Narvaes, Marcella KSMarcella Narvaes
Roger Williams University School of Law
Catholic Social Services of Fall River, Inc.
(Supported by the MBF Fellows Fund)

Rossi, Natalie 2KSNatalie Rossi
Suffolk University Law School
Massachusetts Advocates for Children
(Supported by the Smith Family Fund)

Thoms, Molly Jane KSMolly Jane Thoms
Boston College Law School
MetroWest Legal Services
(Supported by the MBF Fellows Fund)

For more information about the Legal Intern Fellowship Program, please click here.