Eli Yemzow '24

Eli Yemzow '24Hometown: Numidia, PA
Email: eyemzow@psu.edu

Legal Areas of Interest:
Government/Policy

Undergraduate Study:
Bloomsburg University — Political Science with a minor in Russian and Eastern European Studies

Campus and Community Involvement:
Vice Justice of Phi Alpha Delta; Treasurer of Environmental Law Society; 2L Class Representative; Dickinson Law Student Representative to the Pennsylvania Bar Association Young Lawyer Division; Member of Carlisle Young Professionals; Class Representative for International Law Society; and Volunteer Fire Fighter at Union 41

Life Before Dickinson Law:
I am a Kindergarten to J.D., but I used to work at a boarding kennel for dogs! I’m always up for chatting about your fur babies!

A Dickinson Law Favorite:
Networking/social events!

Why Dickinson Law?:
The friendly staff and small town feel!

Externship:
Pennsylvania Department of State in the Bureau of Occupational Affairs

Favorite Course:
Property Law

Advice for Prospective Law Students:
Take everything in stride and make connections!

Something You Love About Carlisle:
It has a small town feel but there is a lot of opportunity!

On Choosing A Law School:
Reach out to current students and ask how they like it. They can give you a good idea of the culture and what to actually expect.

You’d Never Guess That… :
I was adopted from Russia!

Favorite Book:
When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi