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Monday, November 27, 2017
Virginia McCalmont ’15 Joins Greene Espel PLLP
MINNEAPOLIS, MN. (November 27, 2017)—Litigation boutique firm Greene Espel PLLP is pleased to welcome attorney Virginia (Ginny) McCalmont ’15 to its team of litigators, counselors, and investigators.
Ginny joins the firm after serving as a law clerk to Judge Diana Murphy of the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals and Judge Janet Hall of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut. Before clerking, Ginny worked in several legal-services roles including as an AmeriCorps member for Iowa Legal Aid where she represented clients in administrative hearings and appeals, established and ran a monthly pro se divorce clinic, and drafted a study of the economic benefits for Iowa Legal Aid’s services.
Ginny is a 2015 graduate of Yale Law School where she was honored with the Stephen J. Massey Prize for clinical work. During law school, she served as a teaching assistant for two professors, project editor of The Yale Law Journal, and articles and submissions editor for The Yale Journal of Law & Feminism. Ginny earned her undergraduate degree with highest distinction and honors from the University of Iowa in Political Science and German.