Ava Issary is a first-year SCALE student at Southwestern Law School. At Southwestern, she serves as the Student Bar Association representative of her class. She is also an Environmental Law Society member. Ava received her Bachelor’s degree from UCLA in 2016, where she studied Sociology and Iranian Studies. Ava’s goal as a student director for the board is to have a hand in bringing Iranian-Americans of the legal community together through a shared interest in upholding justice for the community. She has a vision for stronger and farther-reaching connections between Iranian-American attorneys throughout the U.S. who can help each other excel through platforms such as the IABA.