Harvard Law students bring unique experiences to law school and all have tailored their academic careers while at HLS to explore their individual interests, while contributing to the greater community in a myriad of ways. As they prepare to graduate, several members of the Harvard Law School Class of 2020 reflect on the interests they brought to—and the experiences and lessons they will take from—their time at Harvard Law.

D Dangaran ’20

“When someone experiences harm, I want to be there to help”

Kelly Kapianga LL.M. ’20

An advocate for incarcerated children celebrates Commencement with a special joy

Brian Kulp ’20

“I was blessed that law school did not pigeonhole me into any one area of law”

Talia Gillis LL.M. ’13 S.J.D. ’20

Talia Gillis brings insights from behavioral economics to law and to life

João Marinotti ’20

João Marinotti ’20 wants to know how the world works

Dylan Asafo LL.M. ’20

“I knew that I wanted to do something to transform society for marginalized groups in New Zealand”

Lauren Beck ’20

Lowering barriers to entry

Niku Jafarnia J.D. / M.P.P. ’20

A wealth of ways to advocate for refugees

Machteld van Egmond LL.M. ’20

A physician-researcher with a curious mind turns to the practice of law