JFON Interns


Paulina martinez, Legal

Paulina was born in Mexico and raised in Franklin, TN. She is a junior at Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN with hopes to attend law school once she finishes her undergraduate degree in the Law, Justice, and Society program. She speaks Spanish, English, and is proficient in Italian also.


Adithya Sivakumar, legal

Adithya is in his senior year at Vanderbilt University studying Biomedical Engineering and Medicine, Health, and Society.  He is pursuing research both in biomedical engineering and public fields and is considering a career in medicine and/or law. Previously, he has interned at Vanderbilt University Medicine Center’s Office of Federal Relations during the summer of 2016 in Washington, DC.


michaela yip, social media

Michaela is a talented photographer in addition to having an interest in immigration law. She is a senior at Vanderbilt University and spends time traveling and taking amazing photographs of people, places, and events.