Congratulations 2019 CCLA Scholarship Recipients

March 27, 2019

Capital City Lawyers Association’s mission is to improve the quality of life in our community through education, service, and scholarship. CCLA will award two scholarships to deserving law students who demonstrate a commitment to practicing in the Triangle area and using their legal training and skills to benefit low-income and/or traditionally underserved communities. The 2019 Scholarship winners will be announced soon.

Please join us in celebrating the two recipients below at 6:00 PM on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Brooks Pierce McLendon, 150 Fayetteville St. Suite 1700, Raleigh, NC.

Mireya Colin

Mireya Colin, Class of 2021, at Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, comes from a long line of immigrants which fueled her desire and passion to work in public interest law and provide legal assistance to the underrepresented communities. Mireya looks forward to the day when she can practice immigration law in the Triangle area. Mireya is active at Campbell Law. She is a Student Ambassador, Secretary of the Hispanic Law Student Association, and a member of the Black Law Student Association. She also works on a number of pro bono projects including: the Death Row Visitation Project, the Innocence Project, and the Immigrants and Refugee Rights Project. This summer she will be interning with the Battered Immigrant Project at Legal Aid of North Carolina.

Jasana A. Levy

Jasana A. Levy, Class of 2019, at the North Carolina Central University School of Law, holds a number of leadership roles and is an active participant in her school’s pro bono program. Motivated by her family who immigrated to the United States from Jamaica and instilled the importance of public service, Jasana works tirelessly to help and empower others in her community. She volunteers with many local organizations such as Durham County Guardian ad Litem, D.E.A.R, UNC Cancer Hospital, and World Overcomers Christian Church. Jasana will be graduating with her Juris Doctor and a Certificate in Justice in the Practice of Law and will begin working as a Clifton Everett Fellow with Legal Aid of North Carolina after taking the July Bar. Jasana is interested in various areas of law but is primarily focused on Public Interest Law, Criminal Defense, and Domestic Relations Law. 

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