Verenice is a rising 3L. She is currently a TLJ staff member and will be TLJ’s Multicultural Relations Editor in Fall 2018. She is looking forward to facilitating the translation of articles into local Native languages and Spanish. Verenice joined TLJ because she is interested in international law and wanted to learn more about current issues in Native American communities. From her time with TLJ, she has learned about different tribal cultures and their legal theories. She is involved with the Mexican American Law Student Association (MALSA) and is doing and externship on the education team of the New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty. After law school, she plans to practice public interest law, with one of her interests being education policy. Verenice was born in Chihuahua, Mexico, and grew up on a ranch in Colorado.