The Coelho Center Research Assistants
Yasmin Gomes is a L.L.M. student at Loyola Law School, originally from Brazil. After graduating from the Federal University of Amazonas, she became a licensed attorney in Brazil in April of 2018. After that, she choose to pursue her legal studies in the United States with the L.L.M. Program. Her background includes International Human Rights and Criminal Justice and she volunteers her time to the Loyola Law School's Project for the Innocent. Back in Brazil, she participated in some Human Rights competitions and also at the 20th Inter-American Human Rights Moot Court Competition of American University in Washington, D.C. She will sit for the California Bar Exam in Spring 2019. Also, she aspires to work with human right causes.
Katherine Ullrich is a second-year J.D. student at Loyola Law School. After graduating in 2014 with a Bachelor’s in Anthropology from Wheaton College (Norton, MA), Katherine began working at an autism therapy provider. In her three-year role as a Medicaid insurance contractor, Katherine developed an interest in policy pertaining to disability rights and healthcare. She is currently working as a Student Advocate at the Lanterman Regional Center Law Clinic where she advocates on behalf of students who are legally entitled to special education services. Katherine is interested in bridging her interest in disability law and her passion for healthcare.