Stark & Stark is proud to announce that, despite the ongoing pandemic, the firm has adapted to be able to move forward with its fourth annual Summer Associate Program. The firm has recently hired three Summer Associates to join the firm from June 1 through July 24th. These Associates will be gaining a broad range of legal experience by working with various different practice groups at the firm over the course of the program.
Zachary Linse is from Jersey City, New Jersey. Having attended undergrad at Vassar College for Economics and Psychology, Mr. Linse will be a third year law student at Seton Hall University School of Law. He is a Senior Editor of the Seton Hall Law Review. In addition, at Seton Hall, he was on the Jessup International Law Moot Court Team, was a Student Advocate for the Courtroom Advocate Program, and is a member of the First Generation Law Students Association. Zachary is “most excited to be exposed to the numerous practice areas offered by Stark & Stark, and to absorb as much information as possible!”
Cassidy Page is from State College, Pennsylvania. She will be a third year law student at Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law this Fall. For undergrad, she attended Northern Illinois University, where she received a Bachelor of Science, Marketing and Sales Certificate. At Penn State Law, Cassidy has participated in the arbitration moot court and first-year law school Mock Trial. She is also a member of the Corporate Law Society and plays soccer through the Penn State Law Intramural program, having been a Division I soccer player in college. Cassidy is “looking forward to getting to a lot of attorneys at a large firm. I also look forward to gaining exposure to different practice areas.”
Yaritza Urena-Mendez is from Newark, New Jersey. Having attended Seton Hall undergrad and Rutgers Law, Yaritza will be a third year law student at the Newark campus this Fall. At Rutgers Law, Yaritza is the Managing Editor for the International Law & Human Rights Journal. In addition, she is a member of the Minority Student Program and was a teaching fellow for the Program. She is also a member of the Association of Latin American Law Students, holding a position on the Executive Board as the second year law school Class Representative. Yaritza also holds an Executive Board position as Treasurer for the LGBTQ Caucus. Yaritza is “incredibly eager to learn from the breadth of expertise of the firm’s attorneys. I also look forward to exploring the firm’s wide range of practice areas to expand my legal knowledge and best serve Stark & Stark’s clients.”
“Today’s law students are tomorrow’s leaders of the law. Stark & Stark is proud to serve as a foundation for the future success of our three Summer Associates- Zachary, Cassidy, and Yaritza. In this ever changing environment, I am confident that we will learn as much from them as they learn from us,” states Managing Shareholder Michael Donahue.