Prior to law school, Leah was an educator, committed to the academic success of underserved students from diverse backgrounds. During law school, she worked in immigration law, specifically in the area of removal defense, championing immigrants facing deportation. Leah was the Vice President of the Immigration Law Student Association at Stetson College of Law, and she graduated with the Social Justice Advocacy Certificate of Concentration. She has also been a Guardian ad Litem for over two years, advocating for the best interest of children in the dependency system. As an IJC Fellow, Leah is excited to work with Florida Legal Services’ Unaccompanied Children Project, where she will advocate for unaccompanied minors detained in Florida.