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Linda McClellan


Linda McClellan


Rappaport Center at Boston College Law School


Rappaport Law and Public Policy Fellow



Rappaport Public Policy Fellows spend 10 weeks each summer serving within the highest levels of state and municipal governments in the Greater Boston Area. The program includes students from graduate and professional programs at local universities.

Law School
New England Law | Boston

Graduate School
Chestnut Hill College

Undergraduate School
West Chester University

The Policy and Cabinet Affairs Division of the Office of Governor Maura Healey

Linda McClellan is a 2L at New England Law | Boston and is natively from Philadelphia. McClellan received her BA in Psychology from West Chester University and her MS in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Chestnut Hill College. Before pursuing her law degree, McClellan was a case manager and clinical therapist specializing in trauma and adolescent development. McClellan got her passion for policy and change while working with disenfranchised populations. While engaged in behavioral health service, McClellan worked in outpatient and residential services. At New England Law | Boston, McClellan has implemented a trauma-informed training for students working with clients in the CORI Initiative. McClellan also leads the CORI Initiative policy program, lobbying for bills to reform Massachusetts’ criminal justice system. McClellan is the chair of her SBA’s Mental Health and Wellness Committee and maintains the food pantry. McClellan also serves on the Black Law Student Association executive board, creating events and linking alumni with the current student body. McClellan has worked in State Senator Lydia Edwards’s office for the past year. McClellan will spend her Rappaport summer interning in the Policy and Cabinet Affairs Division of the Office of Governor Maura Healey this summer.