Current Sandman Fellows

Casandra Stephenson '16

Casandra Stephenson is a third-year law student with an interest in Matrimonial Law. Last summer, Casandra interned at NYSTEC and drafted a 43-page paper on patient privacy in the age of electronic health records. As a 2015 Sandman Fellow, Casandra will be working on the issue of electronic health records, with a special focus on the elderly.

Casandra is passionate about assisting vulnerable communities and prior to attending Albany Law, Casandra worked with several domestic violence and sexual assault organizations in NYC such as Sanctuary Families, Safe Horizon Hotlines and RAINN.

While attending Albany Law, Casandra has received the Kenneth G. Standard Diversity Fellowship, the Equal Justice Works Americorps JD Fellowship, Equal Justice America Fellowship, Women’s Bar Association of Orange and Sullivan Counties Foundation Rose S. Rosen Memorial Scholarship, and the 2014 Dean’s Capital Region Fellowship.

Casandra attributes her success at Albany Law to her faith, strong family support, and dedicated mentors. Casandra hopes to someday launch her own nonprofit to assist low-income victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

William P. Davies '16

William P. Davies is a third-year student at Albany Law School. He completed his undergraduate degree in Political Science at the College of St. Rose, finishing the last year of college credits at Albany Law through the 3+3 program.

William is an executive editor for Notes & Comments on the Albany Law Review, and is the senior student editor of the Government, Law and Policy Journal published by NYSBA. In the summer, he works with his father in their estate planning law practice in Syracuse, New York.