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Arlette Rodriguez is our 2021 Summer Intern

Arlette Rodriguez is a rising 2L at Barry University’s Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law. Arlette is Cuban-American and is fluent in Spanish.

She will be joining Jones Health Law as our 2021 Summer Intern. Internships at Jones Health Law are designed to give our interns the tools that they will need to successfully practice law once he or she graduates from law school.

Here are a few things that you should know about Arlette:

Where Are you from?

Arlette was born in Cuba and moved to Miami, Florida where she has lives since she was about one year old.

Why did you decide that you wanted to become a lawyer?

Arlette has wanted to be an attorney since she was a child. She attributes this desire to become an attorney to her resilience and determination stemming from the type of childhood she had growing up.

What interests you about Health Law?

Health Law interests Arlette because it’s gives her the opportunity to work in a diverse field of study. Arlette has a professional background in healthcare where she worked behind a desk and submitted claims to health insurance companies. Now she would like to provide legal assistance to clients to resolve their insurance claims and work with health care practitioners in drafting their contracts and other legal support for their practices.

What are you hoping to gain from being an intern at Jones Health Law?

Arlette is hoping for a challenging, healthy, and productive internship experience from Jones Health Law.

 

Welcome to the JHL Team Arlette! We are happy to have you aboard.

Marcus Leonard is our 2020 Summer Intern

Marcus Leonard is a rising 2L at Florida International University College of Law. Marcus earned a spot on the Dean’s List for Fall 2019 and is a member of the Black Law Students Association. Marcus is proficient in Creole and is a Haitian-American.

He will be joining Jones Health Law as our 2020 Summer Intern. Internships at Jones Health Law are designed to give our interns the tools that they will need to successfully practice law once he or she graduates from law school.

Here are a few things that you should know about Marcus:

  1. Where are you from?

I was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Haitian parents before moving to Miami, Florida, where I have been raised most of my life.

 

  1. Why did you decide that you wanted to become a lawyer?

While pursuing my undergraduate degree in Business Administration I realized I wanted to be able to effect change in the world, specifically in my community. I believe that a career in law will put me in a position to help those in need of protection, advisement, and advocacy in a variety of ways.

 

  1. What interests you about health law? 

My experience working in an emergency department for many years piqued my interest in health law. Everyone goes through the health care system at some point in their lives, therefore, I would love to play a part by aiding healthcare facilities, providers, and employees through any legal barriers they might face.

 

  1. What are you hoping to gain from being an intern at Jones Health Law?

I hope that interning at Jones Health Law will provide me with practical health care lawyering skills and prepare me for a future career navigating and analyzing the rapidly evolving laws that govern health care. Learning how to apply my academic knowledge to real-world problems in the realm of health law will be a valuable and rewarding experience.

 

Welcome to the JHL Team Marcus! We are happy to have you aboard.