The American Immigration Lawyers Association recently selected HLS alum Marilia Zellner as the inaugural “Face of AILA.” Marilia is a supervising immigration attorney for Community Legal Services of East Palo Alto. She works with the poor immigrant community of East Palo Alto and also conducts many volunteer immigrants’ rights training programs on weekends. In 2008, Marilia was chosen as an AILA Pro Bono VIP, the highest level of recognition under the AILA Member Pro Bono Pledge program, which recognizes a nonprofit legal service provider for more than 150 hours of service outside of daily work. You can read more about Marilia and her work here on page 17.
We are proud to recognize Marilia as just one of many many outstanding HLS alumni who dedicate their careers to public service.