Meet our Intern-Samantha Speiss

By Mari Kraske | September 23, 2022
Samantha Speiss

-Can you tell us a little bit about you and why you chose to study law? My name is Samantha, and I am from the suburbs of Philadelphia. I am a graduate of the University of Southern California, where I received my bachelor’s degree in public relations. Living in Los Angeles enabled me to gain experience working in the entertainment industry, which ultimately led me to pursue my career in entertainment law. I was initially attracted to the prospect of combining the writing, and interpersonal…

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Meet our Intern-Alexa Hill

By Mari Kraske | July 18, 2022

Alexa (Lexi) Hill is a rising second year student at Widener University Delaware Law School and she has always been passionate about advocating. In her early career as a journalist and then as a marketing and business operations professional, she was able to channel that trait by writing compelling stories and marketing them in today’s…

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Meet our Intern-Grace Schaub

By Mari Kraske | June 28, 2022

Grace Schaub studied English at George Washington University where she founded an arts student organization, interned at the National Endowment for the Arts and Mural Arts Philadelphia, and worked at Glenstone Museum in Potomac, Maryland. Her passion for the arts and protecting creativity has led her to pursue a career in intellectual property law (Drexel University Thomas…

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Grace Kent

Meet Our Interns-Grace Kent and Jack Malloy

By Mari Kraske | March 29, 2022

Grace Kent is from Mechanicsburg, PA and went to Temple University where she studied Strategic Communications with a concentration in Rhetoric and Public Advocacy. She had a lot of great experiences working in government and public service and decided to go to law school to make a difference in the world. She is currently a…

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Janine Beckles

PVLA Deep Dive-Janine Beckles

By Mari Kraske | February 27, 2022

Janine Beckles joined the PVLA board in 2021, and has danced with Philadelphia dance company PHILADANCO! for eleven years, where she also serves as the Assistant to the Artistic Director. PHILADANCO! is known all over the world for their artistry, highly gifted dancers, and captivating performances. In January, Janine performed with PHILADANCO! in “Philadanco MinEvent”…

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