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2018-2019 ADVISORY BOARD

Christyn Richardson

Christyn Richardson is an attorney at Dimaculangan & Associates, Staff Counsel for Travelers Insurance. She received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California – Riverside in 2011. She received a Juris Doctor from the University of California- Irvine School of Law in May 2016. During her time at UCI Law, Christyn volunteered with the Orange County ACLU’s Gang Injunction Project, the Orange County Public Defender, and the A New Way of Life and Clean Slate expungement clinics. She was also member of  UCI Law’s Immigrant Rights Clinic where she represented clients in bond hearings and worked on the Clinic’s Gang Injunction Project.  Christyn was very active in NBLSA while in law school. She served as the 2014-2015 UC Irvine BLSA Co-Chair, 2014-2015 Southern California Sub-Regional Director, and as the 2015-2016 Western Regional Chair, winning the NBLSA Region of the Year Award. Christyn currently serves as Secretary of the Thurgood Marshall Bar Association. Christyn is very excited to maintain her connection to WRBLSA as an Advisory Board Member and looks forward to supporting the board and the region in this role. 

Calvin Lowery

Calvin Lowery currently serves as the Assistant Director of Student Services, at Southwestern Law School. His major responsibilities include serving as the Director of Disability Services, Diversity Affairs Officer and Academic Counselor. Calvin received his undergraduate degree from North Carolina A&T State University (Aggie Pride), and his JD from Southwestern Law School located in Los Angeles, CA. During his time at Southwestern Calvin had an opportunity to serve as the Western Region Black Law Students Association’s Vice-Chair and subsequently the National Vice-Chair for the National Black Law Students Association. Currently, Calvin serves as a faculty advisor to the Southwestern’s local BLSA chapter.  Calvin is committed to serving others whether that involves teaching in inner city public schools, supporting Know Your Rights efforts, serving our country in Iraq, or advocating on behalf of those who cannot advocate for themselves. He considers serving as a WRBLSA Advisor an honor, and admires all who have chosen to contribute to the legal community.

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