Fellowship Awardees

The Sarita and Claire Wright Lucas Foundation Summer Fellowship Program provides African American female law students with a paid summer internship opportunity in the Massachusetts Suffolk and Middlesex District Attorney’s offices

Each Fellow receives a $7,000 stipend for the 10-week summer program. This Program aims to ensure that young female African American law students from all backgrounds are able to gain meaningful experience in public interest law.

2022 Fellowship Award Recipients

Irene Denise


2022 Fellowship Awardee
Candidate for Juris Doctorate J.D.
December 2022

New England Law

  • Black Law Students Association, President (2020 – 2021)
  • Women’s Law Caucus, Member (2019- Present)


  • AmeriCorps, Office Inspector General (OIG) – Legal Intern (September 2021- Present)
  • New England Law Boston Law Clinical Law Office – Family Law Student Attorney (August 2021-December 2021)
  • The Law Offices of Onaodowan and Delince, PLLC – Summer Legal Intern (June 2021- August 2021)
  • Faudoa Law – Summer Legal Intern (June 2020- August 2022)
Tailayah Macklin


2022 Fellowship Awardee
Candidate for Juris Doctorate J.D.
May 2024

Suffolk University Law School

  • Black Law Students Association, Treasurer (2020 – Present)


  • Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office – Victim Witness Advocate (August 2020- Present)
  • United States Department of Labor: Office of the Solicitor – Paralegal Intern (October 2016-December 2016)
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2021 Fellowship Award Recipient
Justine Veronic Morgan


2021 Fellowship Awardee
Candidate for Juris Doctorate J.D. 2023 

Suffolk University Law School.

  • Suffolk University Black Law Student Association – Secretary
  • Women of Color Law Student Association – Member


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