President: Mark Malonzo
Mark Malonzo is a 2L from Scarsdale, New York. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, he worked with survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking on their immigration and family law matters. Mark is currently a student-attorney with GW Law’s Vaccine Injury Litigation Clinic.
Vice President: Erin Drolet
Erin Drolet is a 2L from Alexandria, Virginia. She attended Washington University in St. Louis where she studied Economics and East Asian studies. She is hoping to pursue international trade law as well as antitrust law. This past summer she interned at the US Commission on Civil Rights and this fall will work for the Financial Services Institute. She currently serves as Vice President and co-Director of Events of APALSA.
Treasurer: Chih-wei Wu
Chih-wei Wu is a 2L from Cockeysville, Maryland. He attended the University of Chicago majoring in Biological Chemistry and is pursuing an interest in intellectual property law. This past summer, he interned at the Office of Special Masters at the Court of Federal Claims in DC.
Secretary: Tim Chen
Tim Chen is a 2L from Beijing, China. A Schreyer Scholar and President Sparks Award winner, Tim received his degrees in Journalism and Political Science from Penn State. Building upon his prior professional and academic experiences, Tim is particular interested in the practices of international arbitration and commercial litigation. Tim is the Northeast Regional Director of APALSA’s national parent organization, NAPALSA.
Director of Events: Dennis Jing
Dennis is a 2L from Queens, New York. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 2016 and worked at a D.C. think tank prior to law school. Before that, he interned with Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld and was involved in the ACLU. He currently externs at the U.S. Commission of Civil Rights and will be at the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division for Spring 2020.
Director of Fundraising: Elijah Park
Elijah Park is a 2L from Los Angeles, California. After graduating from UCLA, he decided to go to law school. He is looking to explore paths that can help improve the lives of his community.
Director of Technology: Evelyn Liu
Evelyn Liu is a 2L from Beijing, China. Before law school, Evelyn received her dual degrees in Communication and International Affairs from the University of New Hampshire. Since law school, Evelyn has taken a particular interest in the study of international business transaction and international trade issues.
Director of Compliance: Alec Resurreccion
Alec Resurreccion is a 2L from Valley Cottage, New York. He attended the State University of New York at Binghamton where he majored in Psychology and Political Science. He is looking forward to a career in either government investigations, national intelligence, or entertainment law.
1L & Transfers Representatives
Jennifer is a 1L from Flemington, NJ. She attended New York University and received her BM in Instrumental Performance. After graduating, she worked for NYU Steinhardt assisting their jazz, piano, and summer programs. Jennifer looks forward to exploring a career in intellectual property and entertainment law.
Danial Kwon is a dual citizen from Seoul born in the United States. After graduating from Carnegie Mellon University with a degree in economics & business, he worked at a startup in Seattle as a software engineer, and decided to come to law school to explore a career path that can merge my various interests at the intersection of law. Interested in pursuing corporate law (and potentially others as he learns more about them), he likes working out and watching anime.
Jackson Inn Co-Representative: Vania Wang
Vania Wang is a 1L from Los Angeles, California. She attended Reed College where she majored in Chemistry. Prior to law school, she worked at a nuclear reactor, a commercial drone startup, and in business development at two DC-based law firms. She is interested in pursuing intellectual property law. In her spare time, she enjoys swimming in different bodies of water and drinking too many affogatos.
Jackson Inn Co-Representative: Sooyoung Hu
Sooyoung Hu is from Southern California. She went to undergrad at UC Berkeley and majored in Political Science with a minor in Peace and Conflict Studies. Before coming to law school, she worked at a business management company and an immigration/employment law firm. Currently, she wants to pursue business/corporate, international, or entertainment law. During her free time, she likes to explore new cafes and restaurants with friends and I love watching vlogs on Youtube.
Marshall Inn Co-Representative: Tai Williams
Tai Williams is a 1L representative for the Marshall Inn of Court. After graduating from Tufts University with a double major in Psychology and Spanish, she worked as paralegal at a small immigration law firm in New York City. She is passionate about making direct and tangible change in clients’ lives and will be pursuing a career in public interest law. She looks forward to a wonderful year working with APALSA!
Marshall Inn Co-Representative: Arsh Raince
Arsh Raince is a 1L from Aberdeen, NJ. He attended Rutgers University, where he earned a degree in Biological Sciences. Prior to coming to law school, he spent a year working in retail. His hobbies include listening to music (mainly hip-hop), fashion, and video games.
Jay Inn & Transfers Representative: Joon Kwon
Joon Kwon is currently an evening 2L student. He was born in Suwon, South Korea and moved to McLean, Virginia when he was in 7th grade. Joon graduated from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) with a BS in electrical and computer engineering. Ever since he graduated from CMU, Joon has been working at the United States Patent and Trademark Office as a patent examiner. He is interested in intellectual property law, corporate law, and start-ups. Joon enjoys hiking and camping as well as boardgames.