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
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.