Equal Justice Works Announces 2020–2022 National Advisory Committee Members
/ Press Release
Equal Justice Works, the nation’s largest facilitator of opportunities in public interest law, today announced the newest members of its National Advisory Committee.
Formed in 2003, the National Advisory Committee (NAC) is a diverse group of eight law students and eight law school professionals who serve as Equal Justice Works ambassadors within the law school and legal services communities. NAC members extend the reach of Equal Justice Works initiatives by providing leadership, feedback, and outreach assistance to support the organization’s mission to create opportunities for lawyers to transform their passion for public service into a lifelong commitment to equal justice.
“We are pleased to announce our 2020-2022 National Advisory Committee members,” said Aoife Delargy Lowe, director of law school engagement & advocacy at Equal Justice Works.
“These new NAC members will bring a fresh perspective on what’s happening on law school campuses across the nation, which will help guide our efforts to help students in launching their public interest law careers.”
NAC members serve two-year staggered terms—this year, four students and two law school professionals will join the Committee to replace members who have completed their terms of service. The newest members of the 2020-2022 National Advisory Committee include:
- Xavier T. de Janon, Golden Gate State University School of Law
- Michael Harding, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
- Nicole Schaum, University of Arkansas Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law
- Nathan Virag, John Marshall Law School
Law School Professionals:
- Darcy Meals, Georgia State University College of Law
- Trisha Nakamura, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa William S. Richardson School of Law
The current list of NAC members is available here.
Due to public health and safety concerns surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, the NAC will host its annual meeting virtually on July 29–30, 2020. At the meeting, members will brainstorm how to best expand access and knowledge of public interest law in their respective regions.
If you are interested in joining the National Advisory Committee or would like more information, please contact [email protected].
About Equal Justice Works
Equal Justice Works is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that creates opportunities for lawyers to transform their passion for equal justice into a lifelong commitment to public service. As the nation’s largest facilitator of opportunities in public interest law, Equal Justice Works brings together an extensive network of law students, lawyers, nonprofit legal aid organizations, and supporters to promote public service and inspire a lifelong commitment to equal justice.
These new NAC members will bring a fresh perspective on what’s happening on law school campuses across the nation, which will help guide our efforts to help students in launching their public interest law careers.
Aoife Delargy Lowe /
Director of Law School Engagement & Advocacy
Equal Justice Works