Siobhan Klassen, Esq. ’13 received her Juris Doctor from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University in May, 2013.  During her law school career, she interned for Justice Pineda-Kirwan of the Queens County Supreme Court reviewing and advising the Justice on cases before her. Siobhan also worked with Hofstra Law’s Legal Reform Advocacy Clinic and Hofstra Law’s Election Day Project.

Prior to attending law school, Siobhan graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from San Francisco State University, where she worked with the Legal Resource Center.

Following her departure from the Incubator in May, 2015, Siobhan accepted employment as an associate attorney in a small law firm handling wage and employment discrimination claims.

Siobhan Klassen

Siobhan Klassen, Esq. ’13

Forchelli Curto Fellow

Erin M. Ross ’13 received her Juris Doctor from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University in May, 2013. While at Hofstra Law, she served as a symposium editor on the Family Court Review and was a member of the Hofstra Trial Advocacy Association. In addition, Erin interned with the Crimes Against Children Bureau of the Kings County District Attorney’s Office, Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, and Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund. Upon graduating from Hofstra Law, Erin was awarded a Citation of Excellence in Constitutional Law Courses and received a certificate for completing over 200 hours of pro bono legal services.

Prior to attending Hofstra Law, Erin graduated from Brandeis University with a B.A. in Studio Art with Honors. At Brandeis, Erin was a member of the Varsity Softball team for four years, and served as the team Captain in her final year.

Following her departure from the Incubator in February, 2015, Erin accepted employment as an Assistant District Attorney in Bronx County.

Erin M. Ross

Erin M. Ross ’13

Certilman Balin Fellow

Sarah Freeman ’14 received her Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University in May, 2014. Upon graduation, Sarah received a certificate for completing over 750 hours of pro bono legal services. In addition, she served as the Managing Editor of Staff for the Hofstra Law Review. Her note entitled Ensuring Effective Counsel for Parents: Extending Padilla to Termination of Parental Rights Proceedings was published in Volume 42 of the Hofstra Law Review. As a research assistant for Professor Andrew Schepard, Sarah’s research contributed to the work of the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System’s Honoring Families Initiative as well as in the development of the Resource Center for Separating & Divorcing Families, a teaching model for providing interdisciplinary services to separating and divorcing families. In addition, Sarah interned with The Legal Aid Society’s Trafficking Victims Advocacy Project and the Nassau County District Attorney’s Major Offense and County Court Bureaus.

Prior to attending Hofstra Law, Sarah was a member of the AmeriCorps Victim Assistance Program where she served as an advocate for victims of domestic and sexual violence. She graduated from Brandeis University with a B.S. in Health: Science, Society, & Policy.

Following her departure from the Incubator in February, 2015, Sarah accepted employment as a staff attorney for the Domestic Violence Law Project of Safe Horizon.

Sarah Freeman

Sarah Freeman ’14

Abrams Fensterman Fellow

Kellianne C. Jones ’14 received her Juris Doctor from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University in May 2014, and is currently awaiting admission to the New York State Bar. While at Hofstra Law, Kellianne interned with the Grievance Committee for the Tenth Judicial District of New York, where she reviewed complaints made against attorneys and drafted recommendations of discipline. In addition, Kellianne served as the Treasurer of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, where she helped organize and run events designed to serve the community, school and students. She is a current member of the Nassau County Bar Association. Prior to attending Hofstra Law, Kellianne graduated from SUNY Albany with a B.A. in Criminal Justice.

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Kellianne C. Jones '14

Kellianne C. Jones ’14

Rivkin Radler Fellow

Jaclyn Quiles ’14 received her Juris Doctor from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University in May, 2014. While at Hofstra Law, Jaclyn participated in Hofstra’s Occupy Wall Street Clinic which represented a protestor in a federal civil rights case in the Southern District of New York. In addition, she interned for the New York Civil Liberties Union where she advocated to improve the conditions of the Nassau County Correctional Facility. While at Hofstra Law, Jaclyn served as the President of the Latino/a Law Student Association and as an articles editor for Hofstra’s Journal of International Business and Law.

Upon graduating from Hofstra Law, Jaclyn received a certificate for completing over 750 hours of pro bono legal services. She is also the inaugural recipient of the Justice Sallie Manzanet-Daniels “Dare to Dream” scholarship and the “Rising Star” Flor de Maga Award Recipient from the Puerto Rican Bar Association Women’s Committee.

Prior to attending Hofstra Law, Jaclyn attended Lafayette College on an athletic scholarship with the Women’s Varsity Swim Team and graduated with a B.A. in English and a B.A. with Honors in Government and Law.

Following her departure from the Incubator in March, 2015, Jaclyn accepted employment as an Assistant District Attorney in Kings County.

Jaclyn Quiles

Jaclyn Quiles ’14

Moritt, Hock & Hamroff Fellow

Kiran Raghubeer ’14 received her Juris Doctor from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University in May 2014.  She is currently admitted to the New York State Bar, the United States District Court for Eastern District of New York, and the Southern District of New York.  While at Hofstra Law, Kiran was a member of the International Moot Arbitration Team, an international moot competition where, during the 2013-2014 competition, she served as editor for the brief and attended and participated in the oral advocacy competition in Vienna.  In addition, she interned with the King’s County District Attorney’s Office as well as a small law firm in Guyana, South America where she assisted in matters relating to real estate, family law, and contract law.  Kiran also participated in the Law Reform Advocacy Clinic where she represented plaintiffs in a housing discrimination case in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Rivera, et al. v. The Incorporated Village of Farmingdale, CV 06-2613(PKC) (ARL).  She received an award for Excellence in Clinical Environment for her work in Law Reform Advocacy Clinic and a certificate for completing over 500 hours of pro bono legal services.  Kiran is currently a member of the Nassau County Bar Association, the South Asian Bar Association of New York, the Asian American Bar Association of New York, and the New York City Bar Association.

Prior to attending Hofstra Law, Kiran worked as a paralegal at Bauman Katz & Grill LLP.  She graduated from the City of New York University, Queens College with a B.A. in English where she received numerous awards for the English Department’s writing competitions and also contributed to the school newspaper, The Knightly News.

Following her departure from the Incubator in March, 2016, Kiran accepted employment as a staff attorney with New York City Administration for Children’s Services.

Kiran H. Raghubeer '14

Kiran H. Raghubeer ’14

Morrison Foerster Fellow

Nicholas A. Pagano ’15 received his Juris Doctor from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University in May 2015, and was admitted to the New York State Bar in February, 2016. At Hofstra Law, Nick participated in the Law Reform Advocacy Clinic where he represented plaintiffs in a housing discrimination case filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. During law school, he externed with the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal in their Tenant Protection Unit, and also with Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation A.  Upon graduation he received a certification for completing over 500 hours of pro bono legal service.

Nick is a current member of the Nassau County Bar Association, the Queens County Bar Association, and the Suffolk County Bar Association. Prior to attending law school, Nick received his Bachelors of Arts degree in English with a minor in Political Science from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

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Nicholas A. Pagano ’15

Nicholas A. Pagano ’15

Certilman Balin Fellow


Eric J. Richardson ’15 received his Juris Doctor from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University in May 2015, and is currently awaiting admission to the New York State Bar. During his time at Hofstra Law School, Eric spent his summers interning with Mental Hygiene Legal Service in Nassau County and The Legal Aid Society’s Juvenile Rights Practice in Queens. These experiences allowed him to conduct legal research and draft court documents, engage in client counseling, and participate in courtroom advocacy. He also worked at Hofstra’s Youth Advocacy Clinic where he helped represent children involved in child abuse and neglect proceedings along with others seeking immigration assistance.

Eric spent his last semester of law school as an inaugural member of New York State’s Pro Bono Scholars Program. This allowed him to intern for more than 400 hours with the Senior Citizens Law Project of Nassau/Suffolk Law Services Committee, Inc. He assisted in the representation of clients involved in an array of legal issues including estate planning, divorce, and Medicaid eligibility. Upon graduating, Eric received the Gold Public Service Award for engaging in over 1,200 hours of pro bono legal work while a student.

Eric is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association and a member of the Access to Justice Committee of such association. Before attending Hofstra Law, Eric graduated from SUNY New Paltz with a B.A. in History, and also worked as a legal assistant in upstate New York.

Following his departure from the Incubator in February, 2016, Eric accepted employment as a staff attorney with Nassau/Suffolk Law Services Committee, Inc.



Eric Richardson ’15

Eric J. Richardson ’15

Forchelli Curto Fellow

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