Mr. Christopher Nevarez Azdar is a second-year law student at Chicago-Kent College of Law. He received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Mr. Nevarez Azdar aspires to be an advocate for marginalized communities. He aims to be a criminal defense attorney and ensure that every client he represents is afforded capable legal representation and fair access to justice. He plans to use the HLSF scholarship to cover tuition costs as he enters his final year of law school. This summer, he will work at the Kane County Public Defender’s Office, representing clients directly under Illinois Supreme Court Rule 711.