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Partner Profile: Alina Kassel

Each month, we highlight the efforts of those who work to make the justice system more accessible for DC residents. This Partner Profile features Alina Kassel, who interned with the Foundation from January – May, 2017.

Name Alina Kassel

Job/Position Intern

Organization DC Bar Foundation

Years on the Job 4 Months

Where did you grow up? Germany

What brought you to DC? Career Opportunities

What was your first job in DC, and what did you learn? At DCBF, I’ve been assisting with Development and Communications, and I’ve received insight into the law industry and how a nonprofit operates.


Daily Habit Networking

Favorite app Whats App

Favorite Movie Cruel Intentions

Favorite Restaurant Cafe Milano

Favorite Vacation Spot Miami

Guilty Pleasure Ice Cream

One Item from your Bucket List Visiting Cape Town

Hobbies Yoga, Travel, Boxing, Brunch

Hero My parents

One thing (other than your phone) you never leave the house without is… Lipstick


Most rewarding element of your work Experience and meeting interesting people

If I weren’t working here, I’d be… In Hawaii.


Legal aid is important to me because . . . Helping my society is important to me.

Would you like to tell us about your role in DC’s legal aid community? Fill out our ​Partner Profile Survey and share your story in an upcoming newsletter.


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