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Mary Haggerty

Justice for Victims Fellow
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Mary is a 2021 graduate of Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law. During her tenure as a Villanova Law student she worked extensively with the CSE Institute. She was an extern during second year and continued her work with us as a research assistant during her third year. Mary was also the President of Villanova Law Students Against Sexual Violence and facilitated discussions about interpersonal violence prevention at Villanova University and Villanova Law. Mary’s passion and commitment to working on behalf of survivors of sexual and interpersonal violence drives her in both her career, and her personal life. Mary chose to attend Villanova Law with the intention of working with the CSE Institute, and is excited for the opportunity to help support survivors by providing much needed free legal services.

Prior to attending law school Mary was an AmeriCorps member serving as Outreach Coordinator for the Women’s and Children’s Alliance in Boise, Idaho. During her placement she focused on educating the community about domestic and sexual violence. She attended East Stroudsburg University studying Political Science and Philosophy.

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