Two Virginia Sea Grant Law Fellows will be working with the Virginia Coastal Policy Clinic (VCPC) this summer. The fellows will assist VCPC Director Shana Jones in preparing and presenting policy memos to the Virginia coastal localities of Norfolk and Poquoson and coordinating the conference, Adaptive Planning for Flooding and Coastal Change in Virginia: Legal Issues for Local Government, which will be held in September. Read more here about VASG’s partnership with the Virginia Coastal Policy Clinic.
Chris Olcott, J.D. forthcoming, is a rising third-year student at William & Mary Law School. Mr. Olcott currently serves as an Articles Editor for the William & Mary Law Review. He has served as a summer associate at Vandeventer Black, LLP in Norfolk, Virginia, and will return to the firm during the summer of 2013. He graduated from the University of Virginia in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science with high distinction in Environmental Science.
Erica Penn is a rising third-year student at William & Mary Law School. Ms. Penn is the current Environmental Law and Policy Review (ELPR) Symposium Chair 2013-14, and served as Assistant Symposium Chair the prior year. She represents the law school as a Senator in the William & Mary Student Assembly. In addition, she served as 2L Class Representative in the Student Bar Association and Chair of the Black Law Student Association’s Undergraduate Outreach Committee. She graduated cum laude from the University of Florida in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, and two minors in Business Administration and Organizational Leadership for Non-profits.