Many Equal Justice America Fellowship recipients have graduated from law school to serve their communities with legal aid careers.  These EJA alumni work to protect the rights of domestic violence victims, the elderly, immigrants, indigent families and children.  Freelance writer Melissa Sinclair has profiled several former EJA Fellowship recipients working on the front lines to help those most in need.

Karen E. Cunningham
Georgetown University Law Center
EJA Fellowship Recipient Summer and Fall 1999, Summer 2000
Director, Teen Dating Violence Program, Women Empowered Against Violence
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Jeffrey Gold
DePaul University
EJA Fellowship Recipient, Summer 2001, Summer 2002, Fall 2002
Staff Attorney, Indiana Legal Services, Inc.
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Brooke Heymach
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
EJA Fellowship Recipient, Summer 2002
Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County
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Mary Holper
Boston College Law School
EJA Fellowship Recipient, Summer 2002
Staff Attorney, Ruby Slippers Project
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Ann Barclay Kneeland
Georgetown University Law Center
EJA Fellowship Recipient, Summer 1997
Director of the Domestic Violence Clinic, Lane County Legal Aid Service
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Melanie Orhant
Washington College of Law at American University
EJA Fellowship Recipient, Fall 2001 and Summer 2002
Director of Pro Bono Services, National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
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Melissa Samuels
Northwestern University School of Law
EJA Fellowship Recipient Summer 2001
Staff Attorney, AIDS Legal Council of Chicago
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Sarah Lichtman Spector
Georgetown University Law Center
EJA Fellowship Recipient, Spring 2000
Staff Public Benefits Attorney, Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia
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Naomi Stern
Georgetown University Law Center
EJA Fellowship Recipient Summer 2000
Domestic Violence Program Director, National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty, Washington, D.C.
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