Fordham Law Student Receives New York Bar Foundation FellowshipMarch 22, 2013
Fordham Law student Catalina Ford '15 is the 2013 recipient of the New York Bar Foundation's Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Minority Fellowship.
|Catalina Ford '15, George Bundy Smith, Ken Standard, Glenn Lau-Kee|
As the recipient of the $6,000 fellowship, Ford will work this summer in the chambers of New York State Supreme Court Commercial Division Justice Jeffrey Oing.
"We are thrilled to present this prestigious fellowship to Catalina Ford. She has excelled in her first year of law school," said Bar Foundation President Cristine Cioffi. "We expect that this fellowship will help her achieve her goal of becoming a commercial litigator."
Ford is a member of the Latin American Law Students Association at Fordham Law and the recipient of the Patricia M. Hynes Scholarship for Women. She is also a hotline volunteer with WomensLaw.org and a volunteer research assistant at the Moving Minds Forward Foundation.
"We received several commendable applications for the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Minority Law Student Summer Fellowship. We are delighted to present the 2013 fellowship to Ms. Ford, a remarkable and bright young woman," said Tracee E. Davis, chair of the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section.
"I am extremely honored to be chosen as this year's Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Fellow. I look forward to working with Justice Oing and hope to take full advantage of the opportunities this summer presents," said Ford.