The Jamestown office of Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc. has announced that Kristy Woodfield, Class of 2010, is performing a summer internship there! As part of her internship at LAWNY, Kristy will be working to increase existing civil legal services for veterans and military families, a new project started by LAWNY in late 2013.
Kristy is a member of the Americorps JD program, which promotes the expanded delivery of critical legal assistance in low-income and underserved communities across the country for veterans, military families, disaster victims, and other vulnerable populations. On successful completion of the internship, she will earn an AmeriCorps educational award.
Kristy earned a degree in Liberal Arts & Science: Social Science from JCC. She came to JCC as a USA Scholarship recipient from Southwestern High School. In 2012, she earned induction into Phi Beta Kappa at the University of Buffalo. She is now a second-year law student at the University or Buffalo School of Law.