Kelsey also served as a teaching assistant in both Legal Research and Writing and Current Constitutional Cases, a seminar taught by Judge Marsha Berzon and former California Supreme Court Justice Joseph Grodin. In these roles Kelsey spent numerous hours editing students’ papers and meeting with them one-on-one to provide guidance on legal writing and general mentorship.
Throughout her time at UC Hastings, Kelsey has consistently furthered her dedication to public service and client-centered advocacy. In her final year, she successfully represented two clients in a Social Security appeal and a criminal conviction dismissal through the Individual Representation Clinic.
During her Fellowship year at Walkup, Kelsey worked on matters involving government liability, medical negligence, transportation negligence and premises liability with responsibility for pleadings, law and motion, pre-trial briefing and summary judgment advocacy.