Maria O'SullivanHoward C. Westwood Fellow

Maria O'Sullivan

Maria joined Neighborhood Legal Services Program as a Howard C. Westwood Fellow in 2022 after graduating cum laude from the American University Washington College of Law.

While in law school, Maria spent a summer working on family and immigration cases as a clerk at the Law Offices of Irena I. Karpinski. In addition, she participated in the Criminal Justice Clinic, successfully filing a motion for re-sentencing under the Maryland Juvenile Restoration Act that led to the release of her client. She further gained experience assisting court-appointed attorneys in a federal criminal case.

Prior to law school, Maria received her B.A. from the George Washington University, where she studied International Affairs.

Maria can be reached by phone at (202) 269-5122 or via email at

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