The Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs offers heartfelt congratulations to Luz Herrera, ’99 and Fatma Marouf, ’02 for their new faculty roles at the legal clinics of Texas A&M University School of Law.
Luz Herrera is a leader in clinical programs, specializing in civil justice and wills and trusts. She was a Senior Clinical Fellow at Harvard Law School, supervising students in the Community Enterprise Project (CEP) at the Legal Services Center – a clinic where she also worked as a Harvard Law student. She has been recognized by the Daily Journal as among the 100 Top Attorneys in California and by the Mexican American Bar Association with the Cruz Reynoso Community Service Award.
Fatma Marouf, who participated at Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic, is a top scholar in immigration law, refugee law and international human rights law. She will create and direct a new Immigration Clinic at the Texas A&M University School of Law. Her scholarship has examined issues such as the rights of mentally incompetent noncitizens, the use of restraints in removal proceedings, and the exclusion of DREAMers from the Affordable Care Act. She was also named a Bellow Scholar for her empirical research on the adjudication of immigration appeals in the federal courts. She has extensive experience representing immigrants at all levels of adjudication and has served as a consultant to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.