Bousquet Holstein PLLC is pleased to welcome Colleen M. Gibbons to the firm’s Summer Associate program. A Syracuse native, Colleen is entering her third year at Syracuse University College of Law. She is interested in all areas of civil practice, and is completing curricular programs in Disability Law and Policy and Estate Planning. Colleen is an honorary member of Moot Court Honor Society and competed with the National Trial Team in trial competitions in Santa Monica and Brooklyn. She is the incoming president of Syracuse’s Student Bar Association, and acts as a mentor for international students completing the LL.M. program in American law. Colleen earned a Ph.D. in Human and Community Development from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and serves as an adjunct professor at Le Moyne College, where she teaches a course in psychology. Last summer, Colleen worked with the Volunteer Lawyers Project of Onondaga County, Inc., and continues to volunteer her time in their legal clinics. A lifelong animal lover, Colleen enjoys volunteering with the Onondaga County Bar Association’s animal law guardian program.