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Student Ambassadors

Cassandra DeCoste

Cassandra DeCoste

3rd Year
Undergrad: Florida State University
Hometown: Lawrenceville, GA
Area of Interest: International Comparative Law, Business Law

Why did you choose the College of Law?
The College of Law is the perfect place to develop a legal career. The campus is small, the students friendly, and the faculty incredible.

What do you feel is unique about being a student at the College of Law?
The College of Law supports diversity and makes everyone feel welcome.

What makes our alumni network special?
Our alumni network is involved and engaged. We're fortunate to have an alumni network who genuinely wants to see the school and its reputation flourish.

Why do you want to be an attorney?
Having the ability to give back is a gift I want to share with the world. Being an attorney puts me in the position to do a lot of good for many people.

What has been your favorite course or who has been your favorite professor since starting your legal education?
My favorite courses so far are the ones I took this past summer in Oxford. Our faculty is amazing, so it’s impossible to choose any one favorite!

Which College of Law student organization stands out to you?
The International Law Student Association (ILSA) brings together students with various interests in the international legal community. Also, the award-winning SBA consistently provides a forum for students to get to know one another outside of classes. This contributes to a stronger law school culture.

Which student services office has been particularly helpful to you during your time at the College of Law?
Student mentors have really changed my experience for the better. My mentor inspired and advocated for me, and now I have a life-long friend from law school!

What is your favorite "Tallahassee recommendation?" 
My favorite spot in Tallahassee is the Black Dog Cafe at Lake Ella. The coffee, food and company are unparalleled. Plus, when I visit Black Dog I support local business.

Fun Fact about Cassandra. 
I have a 4 year old daughter and I trained to be a yoga teacher before entering law school.