AVID - Amplifying Voices of Incarcerated Individuals with Disabilities

Cassandra Geiken
Legal Intern

Cassie joined the AVID team as a summer intern in 2021. She is currently a 3L at the University of Texas-Austin School of Law focusing on justice for people who are incarcerated. While in law school, Cassie helps manage the Texas Law Parole Representation Project, has worked in Texas Law’s Civil Rights Clinic and Actual Innocence Clinic, and interned for the Impact Litigation Team at Texas Legal Services Center. While obtaining her B.S. in Criminology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Cassie worked with the ACLU of Nebraska and the Lancaster County Public Defender’s Office. In her free time, she likes to watch stand-up comedy, cook, and play board games.