MCDD Law Trainee Receives the The Joseph Bernstein Prize (MD UCEDD/LEND)

May 29, 2015

Jaclyn A. Machometa, a Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities law trainee, received the The Joseph Bernstein Prize from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law in Baltimore on May 14, 2015. Jaclyn received the distinguished award for being adjudged by the facutlity advisor of the University of Maryland Journal of Race, Religion, Gender, and Class to have submitted the most significant piece of legal writing for publication.

Jaclyn volunteered more than 75 hours during the fall of 2013 with Project HEAL (Health, Education, Advocacy, and Law) at Kennedy Krieger Institute, as well as worked as a law trainee for 400 hours during the summer of 2014 as grant recipient of the Maryland Public Interest Law Project. Jaclyn presented her legal research at AUCD Unleashed: The Power of Engagement conference in November 2014.