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We are looking for passionate legal scholars who want to serve one goal: Education for the Community!

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Included for Selected Writers:

  1. Mentorship and Guidance on Writing Skills and Techniques for Submissions by Neena
  2. Content Published in Your Name and Under Your Control
  3. Bio and Photo included on the website
  4. Lead Writer positions also available

Our Bloggers / Interns

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Amani Moore, Social Media Manager

Amani is the manager of @DearFutureLawyer, @nrspeerlawfirmllc, and @takingalunchwithNeena Instagram pages. She is a native of McCalla, Alabama, and attended Oglethorpe University, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies with a minor in French. Previously, in her undergraduate career, she has served as a student mentor for students at DeKalb Path Academy Charter School. She has also worked as an intern for Congresswoman Terri Sewell and Congresswoman Tlaib as a part of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Emerging Leaders program. She has completed many service projects including writing a children’s book in French for Books for Benin, which is a project which assists with bringing books to children in Africa. Amani is also a member of Epsilon Iota Psi Sorority, a local organization at Oglethorpe University. Currently, she is working as a receptionist at a law firm in Birmingham, Alabama and plans to pursue a law school education in the future.

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Emani Guy, Law Firm Intern

Emani is a student at the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law. Her passion is to use her legal education not only for the betterment of herself, but for the betterment of the African American community. She looks to embody the quote from Charles Hamilton Houston which states, “A lawyer is either a social engineer or a parasite to society”. A social engineer is someone who uses their education to help, enhance, and educate their communities. Lastly, she is excited to serve as a legal intern as a part of the Neena R. Speer Law firm to grow and development the necessary skills to be successful in her legal endeavors.

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Linda Akele, Law Firm Intern

Linda is a Sophomore, Political Science major, English minor attending Howard
University from New Jersey. She is very passionate about social injustice and the incarcerationrate among Black/African American women and men. She is motivated and determined to find solutions in order to figure out what can be done to lower the statistics in America. She hopes to
help Black/African Americans who are in prison and don’t get a chance to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Linda Akele prays to be a Civil Rights and Criminal Defense attorney one day. She is delighted to serve as an intern as part of the Neena R. Speer Law Firm to find solutions on the incarceration rate among African American people.

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Tara Lucombe, Law Firm Intern

Tara Lucombe is a recent graduate of the University at Buffalo. She is an aspiring lawyer dedicated to the field of family law and criminal law. She is also the owner of Island Body Spa, an all-natural cruelty-free line of body & hair care products. Since high school, she has performed in open mics and poetry slams, and also competed professionally in poetry slams. She has also been published in her university’s magazine. One of her biggest achievements in the poetry community includes winning the Intercollegiate Poetry Slam in WNY against other colleges in the area.

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Gabrielle Buggs, Law Firm Intern

Gabrielle is a sophomore business pre law major at the University of Alabama. Following undergraduate studies , She will continue her education at a law school to be decided. She plans to specialize in divorce , family , and civil law. Her desire for change and improvement  shows through her involvement in many activities on campus such as NAACP and Women of Excellence. She is formulating her own mentorship program for young girls in my area.  She lives by the quote “she overcame everything sent to destroy her” and it has carried her further than she could ever imagine. She is looking forward to learning and growing as much as possible with the Neena R. Speer Law Firm.

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Alerya Jackson, Full-Time Law Firm Intern

Alerya is a Senior Criminal Justice major with a minor in Sociology attending Alabama Agricultural & Mechanical University. Her aspiration in life is to give back to the African American community by bringing awareness to how important family is through an aspiring career as a Family Law Attorney. Family has a significant influence on a person’s life from their behavior to their development. As Drexel Deal said, “Everything starts at home.” Family is important to her so she can imagine how important family can be to others, whether that family is blood or chosen. In ways, Alerya has already started giving back to the black community. For her second term as Service Vice President and Miss of Gamma Sigma Sigma National Service Sorority, she helps assemble college/university students in the spirit of service. She also helps fundraise money for children with cancer through Gamma Sigma Sigma’s yearly collaboration with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. She is a member of the Voluptuous Bulldog Beauties helping to promote the well-being and confidence of plus-sized women. Furthermore, she is elated to serve as a law intern for Neena R. Speer Law Firm. With the guidance of Neena R. Speer Law Firm, she is certain that she will progressively learn and establish essential skills to make a significant impact in the African American community.

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