CURRENT LEGAL INTERNS
Paige Gallaspy is a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and a graduate of Parkview Baptist High School in Baton Rouge. After high school, Paige moved to New Orleans to attend Tulane University. There she earned a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Biology. She was also a Resident Advisor for the three of her four years at Tulane. She also organized and implemented an environmental awareness program on Tulane’s campus called “Marsh Madness” in which she had a live band play, environmental organizations from the city present and raised money for the Gulf Restoration Network. After she graduated, she worked for Matrix New World Engineering as a Natural Resource Advisor on the BP Gulf Oil Spill. There, she worked as a liaison for the Coast Guard, United States Fish and Wildlife Service and State agencies in order to facilitate strong interagency relationships. She conducted daily wildlife surveys and collected scientific data as a field biologist working in vulnerable environments.
Presently, Paige is enrolled at the LSU Law Center and will graduate in May 2014. During the summer of 2012, Paige began working for Sea Grant Law and Policy Program, as well as Harrison Law, and environmental firm located in down town Baton Rouge. She is currently still working at Sea Grant, working on projects concerning resource management, issues concerning federal grant programs and federal regulations regarding sea turtles. While at Harrison Law she conducted legal research and drafted memoranda on a variety of environmental matters including toxic torts, the public trust doctrine, Clean Water Act, CERCLA and RCRA. Paige serves as an Executive Vice President of the Environmental Law Society and is on the Environmental Moot Court team. In her spare time, Paige enjoys traveling, SCUBA diving and going to New Orleans as much as possible.