Lauren Gallagher is a Research Assistant and Office Clerk at Olivarez Madruga Lemieux O’Neill. Her research experience as an undergraduate at the University of California, Santa Barbara in the Global Studies Department supplements her professional growth. Lauren works directly with attorneys in the firm’s special education, water, municipal, and litigation practice groups. She works with these groups to craft concise research reports, charts, and efficient concept maps. In addition to research, Lauren also prepares case records and does valuable clerical work. Next year, Lauren plans on attending law school with hopes of pursuing a career in environmental justice.