Rachel Geissler

Rachel is a third-year law student at the University of North Carolina School of Law in Chapel Hill. After graduating from Indiana University Bloomington with degrees in Spanish and Anthropology, she worked in Mexico for one year as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant. She then joined the staff of the National Immigrant Justice Center in Chicago as a paralegal, providing direct legal services to immigrants seeking humanitarian relief. Since beginning law school, Rachel has interned with Legal Aid of North Carolina’s Farmworker Unit and the Southern Coalition for Social Justice’s Youth Justice Project. As a second-year student, she was a staff member on the North Carolina Law Review and the recipient of the ACLU of North Carolina’s Pollitt Fellowship. This coming year, she will represent clients in civil rights and economic justice cases through UNC’s Civil Legal Assistance Clinic.