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Class of 2021 Pitt Law Ambassadors

Emily Davidson (JD '21)

Stephanie MooreHometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Academic Interests: Public Interest & Administrative Law
Pitt Law Favorites: The faculty and students at Pitt Law are incredibly supportive, they make school feel a little more like home. The Pitt Law faculty, professors, and admissions team ensured that my law school experience was incredible.
Fun Facts: When Emily isn't studying, she enjoys reading, hiking, drinking too much coffee, and attempting to pan sear salmon perfectly. Emily also serves as the Editor-in-Chief for the Pittsburgh Journal of Technology Law & Policy.

Alyssa Zottola (JD '21)

Stephanie MooreHometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Academic Interests: Estates and Trusts, Civil Litigation
Pitt Law Favorites: Pitt Law really feels like a community that embraces you and supports you from the moment you walk through the front door. Pitt's connection to the Pittsburgh legal community helps you to form connections and find mentors that are practicing in the field you are interested in. I am so thankful that I chose Pitt Law, I truly cannot imagine going anywhere else for law school. Getting to work with Professors who are experts in their field is an invaluable experience.
Fun Facts: Alyssa has visited seven different countries and is fluent in Italian. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with degrees in History and Italian Studies. She is the Editor in Chief for the Journal of Law and Commerce in 2020-2021 and plans to practice in Pittsburgh following graduation.

Carly Bellini (JD '21)

Stephanie MooreHometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Academic Interests: Non-profit Organizations and Tax Law
Pitt Law Favorites: When entering Pitt Law, students are assigned mentors through the university and other student organizations. All of my faculty and student mentors have been on-point and helped me to navigate law school and the legal field. Between rewarding coursework, student organization leadership roles, and experiential learning, the Pitt Law experience is transformative and empowering.
Fun Facts: Carly graduated from Temple University with a B.A. in Political Science, as well as a minor in Geography and Urban Studies and a certificate in Ethics. During her time at Pitt Law, she has gained invaluable experience through her judicial and non-profit public interest internships. In her free time, she loves live music!