Lisa Schmidt is a J.D. Candidate for the class of 2013 at Cornell Law School. She spent the summer of 2011 interning at the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office in the appellate unit. Lisa graduated from Boston College in 2007 with a degree in communication and worked in talent publicity at PMK/HBH in West Hollywood, California. She is also an associate editor of the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, the class of 2013 representative of the Cornell Law Students Association, and on the executive board of Cornell's Latino American Law Students Association.