Ms. Marla Zepeda is a second-year law student at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Psychology from Vanderbilt University. Ms. Zepeda hopes to practice business transactional law, focusing on tax issues. She also aspires to support the Hispanic community through pro bono legal work. Ms. Zepeda plans to use the HLSF scholarship to fund her legal education. This summer, she will work at HMB Legal Counsel as a summer law clerk.