Leah Spivey graduated from Tulane University in 2004 with a B.A. in Latin American... more
Leah Spivey graduated from Tulane University in 2004 with a B.A. in Latin American Studies. During her undergraduate studies, she spent a year studying in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She graduated with a J.D. from Loyola University New Orleans in 2009. At Loyola, she was a member of the Public Interest Law Journal and a pro bono Student Practitioner for the Loyola Immigration Law Clinic. Prior to j... view profile
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