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CCLS Achievements and Recognition


Clinical Legal Education Association, Outstanding Student Awards

Recognizing graduating students for excellence in clinical fieldwork based on the high quality of representation provided clients and for exceptionally thoughtful, self-reflective participation in an accompanying clinical seminar:

Leah Quaile, Class of 2012

Laura Ann Dorey, Class of 2011

Monica Kim, Class of 2011

Quinn Kuranz, Class of 2011

Laila Leigh, Class of 2010

Carisa Bergen, Class of 2010

Paul Kurth, Class of 2009

Melody Eaton, Class of 2008

Peggie McWhorter, Class of 2007

Edward Liu, Class of 2006

Lindsey Dougherty, Class of 2006

Equal Justice America Fellows

CCLS Students have been awarded Equal Justice America fellowships to deliver civil legal services to those in need.

Adriana Esteves, Class of 2013 – Ayuda, Sterling, VA

Emily Bachman, Class of 2012 – Ayuda, Sterling, VA

Emily Moore, Class of 2012 – D.C. Employment Justice Center, Washington, D.C.

Caroline Johnson, Class of 2012 – Bread for the City, Washington, D.C.

Tyler Ray, Class of 2011 – Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights, Washington, D.C.

Abigail Smith, Class of 2004 – Bread for the City – Washington, D.C.

Rebecca Brisch, Class of 2004 – Legal Aid Society, New York, NY

Megan Annitto, Class of 2001 – Legal Aid Society, Washington, D.C.


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CCLS Contact Information

Columbus Community Legal Services
3602 John McCormack Rd. NE
Washington, D.C. 20064
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Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Phone: 202-319-6788


Paul Kurth
Managing Director,
Columbus Community Legal Services