The Legal Services Clinic Welcomes New Staff

August 8, 2016

The Legal Services Clinic team welcomes two new staff members. Learn more about them below.

Ngeri Nnachi-Azuewah.  3M Community Justice Project Fellow. Ngeri is a 2016 dual degree graduate from UST – a JD and an MA in Public Policy & Leadership. She participated in CJP for three semesters, has been active in the Minneapolis chapter of the NAACP, and has served as Director of Public Relations for Planting People, Growing Justice (Dr. Artika Tyner’s media platform).  She has a BA in American Studies and Psychology from the University of Maryland Baltimore County.  Ngeri brings her passion for community advocacy, justice work and spirit to the position.   The 3M Community Justice Fellowship gives a UST School of Law alumnus the chance to dedicate his or her post-graduate year to bridge-building with community stakeholders and problem-solving in underserved communities. This is the second year in a three year commitment, with one fellow being named each year. We are blessed to have selected Ngeri from a strong field of candidates from the class of 2016.

Amy Micek. Supervising Paralegal.  After a nation-wide search, the clinic is pleased to announce that Amy Micek will be joining us.  Amy brings over twenty years of paralegal and office management experience to the IPC.  Most recently, she was the Senior Legal Assistant at the Bloomington immigration law firm of Binsfield and Engebretson for seven years, where she worked on asylum family, and business-related immigration petitions and applications.  Amy has also worked over the past two decades at Faegre & Benson, Centro Legal, the Hennepin County Conciliation Court, Julie Zimmer & Associates, and YouthLink. A graduate from the University of Minnesota with a BA in Child Psychology, Amy also brings fluency in Spanish to the position.  In addition to being a seasoned paralegal, an expert on immigration practice, and a developer of case management systems, Amy holds the title at her former firm of “Most Water Dispenser Bottles Changed in 2016.”  Amy is looking forward to helping students and colleagues advance the mission of the IPC and the law school.  She begins work on August 8.