Andriana Vega ’25
Legal Areas of Interest:
Environmental/energy law, medical malpractice, litigation
University of Iowa, B.S. in Medical Anthropology; minor in Global Health Studies
Campus and Community Involvement:
President of Animal Legal Defense Fund; Vice President of Environmental Law Society; Treasurer of Hearsay Acapella Group; Treasurer and Co-Founder of The Moving Party; Co-Chair of SBA Wellness Committee; Bowman Inns of Court Member
Life Before Dickinson Law:
Before coming to Dickinson Law, I worked in a lab that made synthetic DNA, then moved to paralegal work.
A Dickinson Law Favorite:
Ros Lister, Assistant Director of Career Services!
Why Dickinson Law?:
I fell in love with the community when I came to visit. The faculty, staff, and students were all welcoming and genuinely cared about me and wanted me to succeed.
I’ve worked for a private firm in Pittsburgh, in a Judge’s Chambers at the Cumberland County Court of Common Pleas, Fair Shake Environmental Legal Services, and the Governor’s Office of General Counsel with the Office of the State Inspector General
Advice for Prospective Law Students:
Make sure to take time to relax and focus on your mental health. Being in the right headspace is key to not getting burnt out!
Something You Love About Carlisle:
Farmer’s on the Square, Carlisle’s weekly farmers market that goes on year-round.
On Choosing A Law School:
Visiting a campus will tell you so much more about a school than anything you can find online! Choose the school that feels like the best fit for your personality and career goals.
You’d Never Guess That… :
I’ve got a mini zoo — two English bulldogs, three leopard geckos, two chinchillas, two fish tanks, and a red-footed tortoise!
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle