MSU College of Law

Jobs/Honors of Talsky Center "Alums"

The following are just some of the former Talsky Center-funded externs who have graduated from MSU Law and obtained jobs and received awards in international human rights law or related fields:

Sana Abid
Attorney, Law Offices of Richard J. Plezia
Houston, Texas

Kimberly Buddin-Crawford
Policy Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan; Member, State Bar of Michigan’s Access to Justice Policy Committee

Jacob Clark
Foreign Counsel, MWE China Law Offices
Shanghai, China
Jake is also concurrently working (on-line) on an LL.M. in public international law from the University of London.

Frank Dame
Judicial Clerkship with Judge Bernard A. Friedman, U.S. District Court for Eastern District of Michigan
Detroit, Michigan
Frank will soon be in practice as an attorney with Dykema Gossett's Lansing, Michigan office.

Chantelle Dial
Assistant U.S. Attorney and Gaye L. Tenoso Indian Country Legal Fellow for the U.S. Department of Justice, Western District of Washington.
LLM in International Law, awarded from University of Edinburgh, Scotland (2017)

Namira Islam
Attorney, Co-Founder & Executive Director, Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative (MuslimARC);
Greater Detroit Area, Michigan
Recipient, 2016 Young Leader Award, Granted by the El-Hibri Foundation Peace Awards Program

Leonard Mukosi
Awarded a full-tuition scholarship, the Williams Achievement Award, to pursue a S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science) in Indigenous Peoples Law & Policy at the James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona, in Tucson.

Rebecca Stanislaw
Attorney, Refugee Officer, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Washington, D.C.

Davina Ugochukwu
Attorney, Founder & Vice President, Trinity Human Rights Group
District of Columbia;
LLM in International Human Rights, American University Law School

Lorena Valencia
Attorney, Washoe County Public Defender’s Office
Reno, Nevada