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Nishitha Shetty, Case Analyst

University of California, Berkeley, 2022 B.A. in History

Nishitha was born in India and moved to Seattle when she was approximately 6 years old. She later moved to the East Bay and went on to attend college in the Bay Area as well. Nishitha has always been very passionate about civil rights advocacy, particularly in tangent to underserved communities in the Bay Area.

“It is firms like O&S that reaffirm my belief in the restorative justice of the legal system, and the power­­­­­ for good that lawyers can wield.”
  • Head Chair of LEGAL and Deputy of Philanthropy, Berkeley Model United Nations
  • Pledge Director and Philanthropy Chair, Sigma Alpha Nu
  • Research Assistant, Department of English
  • Reading, spending time with friends and family, thrifting, DIY-ing, making her own clothes and jewelry

Efren Velazco, Senior Paralegal

University of California, Irvine, 2020 B.A. in Political Science

Efren was born in San Francisco, CA and raised in Sacramento. His parents immigrated from Mexico and raised him and his 3 siblings in Northern California. Since middle school, one of Efren’s goals has been to become an attorney who fights for the rights of the Latinx community. He is motivated by being able to interpret the law and provide services in ways that are accessible to his community and other underserved communities.

“O&S is a place where I can continue to expand my knowledge about workers’ justice and work on civil rights issues that I am passionate about, all while using my Spanish-speaking skills for causes I care about.”
  • Pre-Law Fellow, Legal Education Access Pipeline, 2021
  • UCEAP UC Center Paris Study Abroad, 2020
  • Peer Academic Advisor, School of Social Sciences, 2019-20
  • Legal Clinic Commissioner, Associated Students of the University of California, Irvine, 2019-20
  • Federal Legislative Affairs Intern, Associated Students of the University of California, Irvine, 2018-19
  • Teaching Assistant, Saturday Academy of Law at UCI School of Law, 2018-19
  • Orientation Leader, Student Parent Orientation Program, 2018-19
  • Travel, writing, working out, hiking, photography, baking, and museum visits
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