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Public Defender's Interns

 

 

 

 Public Defender Interns with Supervisor Provenza

 Public Defender Interns meet with Supervisor Provenza.

The Yolo County Public Defender’s Office offers internship opportunities for high school students, college students, law students and volunteer attorneys. Additionally, the social work program offers internship opportunities to work under the supervision of our LCSW’s and MSW’s in handling complex social histories, release plans, and connecting clients to needed mental health or substance abuse services. Our legal interns receive essential training in representing indigent clients and ultimately given experience to complete jury trials, suppression hearings, and participate in courtroom arguments while students in law school. Our goal is to develop our interns into zealous practicing advocates by the time they pass the state bar exam. The office offers internships beginning in the fall, spring, or summer semesters.

 

MEET THE INTERNS

 Julian Davlin

Julian Davlin

Julian is a second year law student at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from Humboldt State University in 2015. While in Humboldt he worked on-campus advocating for equal food access and helped to start a college focused food pantry. Upon entered law school he became a member of the Public Legal Services Society and has actively connected with the McGeorge community. After his first year of law school he interned with California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. in Marysville, focusing primarily on housing. On his free time he enjoys playing soccer and softball.

 

 

 
Jose Gonzalez

 Jose Gonzalez

Jose started is a volunteer attorney providing extra-help support to the Public Defender’s office.  Jose was a Deputy Public Defender in Colorado for two years before returning to California.  Jose graduated from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 2013. Before that, Jose graduated Phi Beta Kappa from UC Irvine with degrees in both Political Science and Criminology, Law, and Society.  During law school, Jose was a senior articles editor for the Hastings Race and Poverty Law Journal and a staff editor for the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly.  He was also an intern for the Federal Public Defender in San Jose and the Marin County Public Defender.  In college, Jose interned for the Orange County Public Defender. Jose grew up in Orange County, California.  He is fluent in Spanish.  He enjoys hikes, working out, and playing basketball.

   
 Quincey-Kaye Bourgeois

Quincey-Kaye Bourgeois

Quincey is a Certified Legal Intern and a rising third-year law student at Pepperdine University School of Law where she is Co-Chair of the Honor Board, a member of the prestigious Pepperdine Law Honors Trial Team, and a member of the Moot Court Board. Additionally, she serves as a Student Mentor to incoming first-year law students to help make their transition to law school as comfortable as possible, and is a member of Pepperdine Advocates for Public Interest Law (APIL). This is her second summer interning with the Yolo County Public Defender’s Office and she is looking forward to further developing her advocacy skills while zealously fighting for the rights of indigent criminal defendants. Quincey graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Sacramento State in December 2012.

   
 Daniel Wooten

Daniel Wooten

Dan is a third year law student at UC Davis School of Law. In addition to attending law school, he received some practical experience by participating in an employment legal clinic and by interning for the Solano County Public Defender. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science – Public Service from UC Davis in 2013. Prior to moving to Davis to finish college, he worked for six years in technical theater in Paradise, California. As a stagehand at a small community theater, he did a little bit of everything: lighting design, sound engineering, rigging, even a little bit of carpentry.

   
 Megan Yanez

 Megan Yanez

Megan was born and raised in Fontana, California. She received her bachelors degree in political science and history at UC Berkeley. While there, she participated in programs such as Coaching Corps, Build Literacy, and was the director of alumni relations for Latino Pre-Law Society. She completed her first year at UC Davis School of Law. Since beginning law school, she has become a member of La Raza Law Students Association, worked with Cruz Reynoso on his NCHO Woodland Reading Program, and joined the King Hall Football Club. In addition to these activities, she has gained legal experience working with the Legal Services of Northern California housing clinic and participating in an immigration clinic with the Immigration Law Association.