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Laura Fry

Laura Fry

Director of Externship Programs and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law

Last Updated: Friday, October 6, 2017

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Laura Fry directs USC Gould's externship offerings and teaches externship classes. She graduated from USC Gould in 1992, as the second recipient of the Irmas Fellowship in Public Interest Law. Before returning to USC in 2016, Fry worked at UC Irvine School of Law, where she directed the school’s externship program.

Prior to moving to academia, Fry practiced at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, where she specialized in family law. In 2008 she received Family Law Award for Direct Representation from the Legal Aid Association of California. During her years in legal services, Fry also advocated in the areas of government benefits, particularly on electronic access, employment and access to health care.

Fry has a master’s degree in music history from the University of Pennsylvania and an undergraduate degree in music from the University of Maryland.
 

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

The Washington Post
February 14, 2018
Re: Orin Kerr

Orin Kerr had comments cited about a possible payment President Donald Trump's lawyer made to an adult-film star to remain silent about a sexual relationship with Trump. “All Cohen says is that he used his personal funds to ‘facilitate a payment of $130,000,'” Kerr writes. “To ‘facilitate’, the dictionary tells us, means to assist with or to make something easier. Given that, I would think that the most literal reading of Cohen’s statement is just that he used his own funds to arrange the payment.” MSNBC also cited the comments.

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