Legal Assistants

Laura Catherine McCrary was born in Tallahassee, Florida. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Classics with a concentration in Greek and Latin and a minor in Spanish from Georgetown University.  Laura Catherine also spent a year abroad studying Classical Languages and Culture at the University of Bristol in England.  She is interested in a variety of areas of law, and plans to attend law school in the coming years.

Isaac Morales was born in Riverside, CA. He earned a B.A. in Politics and a B.A. in Social and Cultural Analysis – Latino Studies from New York University in 2016. Isaac has traveled to Puerto Rico, Israel, and France as an ambassador of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Scholars program at NYU. With a passion in international and immigration law and policy, Isaac seeks to attend law school in the coming years. He is a native English and Spanish speaker (being the son of Mexican immigrants), is fluent in Portuguese and French, and would love to learn more languages.

Christa Coryea was born in Connecticut. She earned a B.A. in Honours East Asian Studies from McGill University in 2013, where she completed a thesis about Zainichi Korean literature. She spent one year studying abroad at Kyoto University, and returned to Japan after graduation to teach in Osaka for three years. She is a native English speaker and is proficient in Japanese. She enjoys reading and traveling abroad.

Rossana Guerra was born in the small border town of Brownsville, Texas. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management and two minors in History and International Affairs from Boston College in 2014. Rossana also earned a Master’s in International Affairs with a double concentration in Conflict/Security and Governance/Rights from The New School in 2016.

Julia Paranyuk is originally from Scarsdale, New York. She is a junior at NYU in the College of Arts & Sciences Presidential Scholars Program, majoring in Politics on the Pre-Law track. As the daughter of immigrants, Julia has a passion for immigration and a desire to pursue a career in law. Julia is fluent in Russian and English, and hopes to expand her language skills through further coursework at NYU. Upon graduating from NYU in 2018, Julia hopes to continue her education by attending law school.