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Since the Center’s launch in September 2006, recent graduates of Fordham Law School have served as Dean’s Fellows and other public interest fellows.  The Fellows have been instrumental in helping the Center select, pilot, and develop initiatives and in providing programmatic and administrative support.  Following their time with the Center, many Fellows have secured public interest positions. To view past Fellows please click HERE.




photo Michelle Lee: Dean’s Fellow 2014 - 2015

Michelle Lee is a Dean’s Fellow at the Feerick Center, where she focuses on the Civil Legal Advice and Resource Office (CLARO) Programs and the Domestic Violence and Consumer Law Project, as well as supports the Center’s other social justice initiatives. 

During law school, Michelle worked closely with the New York State Paid Family Leave Insurance Campaign to advocate for passage of paid family leave legislation through the Policy and Legislative Advocacy Clinic.  She also interned at the New York State  Office of Court Administration and the Coalition for Asian American Children and Families.

Michelle graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania in 2010, and received her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 2014.  Upon graduation, Michelle received the Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award, magna cum laude, in recognition of having performed over 500 hours of pro bono and public service work during law school.