SIDLEY AUSTIN LLP SCHOLARSHIP
Cristina is a third-year law student at American University Washington College of Law in Washington, DC. Cristina graduated from Georgetown University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Cristina is a native Chicagoan working on obtaining employment in Chicago. She has a long history of professional experience demonstrating her commitment to serving her community as a public interest immigration lawyer. Receiving the scholarship from the Hispanic Lawyers Scholarship Fund of Illinois will help relieve some of the stress of graduating with high debt and focusing on public interest work.