Allyssa Lamb

Allyssa Lamb

Allyssa Lamb grew up in the suburbs of Seattle, and attended the University of Washington. She graduated magna cum laude in 2004 with B.A.s in Classics and Ancient Near East Studies. Allyssa attended Oxford on a Rhodes scholarship. She was a member of Merton College, and earned an M. Phil in Egyptology. She began a Ph.D. in the Classics Department at the University of Chicago before deciding to attend law school. She plans to pursue a career in public interest law in order to make a positive impact on the world. In addition to being Academic Director of the Visual Law Project, Allyssa is a Submissions Editor for the Yale Journal of Human Rights and Development Law. She is a director of the Immigration Legal Services Clinic and a member of the Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project’s legal team. An avid reader and writer since childhood, Allyssa is looking forward to working with her VLP teammates to construct an interesting narrative alongside the compelling legal arguments presented in the film.

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