Emily joined Ciccarelli Law after graduating law school, starting as a law clerk before becoming an associate. Prior to being licensed as an attorney, Emily had the unique position of assisting in all the fields and learning about each of them. Currently Emily works in the personal injury and criminal defense areas at the firm.
Prior to starting her legal career, Emily graduated from the University of Richmond in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in Art History. During her time in college, Emily was active in her university’s dance company and theater program. Although Emily was on an art trajectory during her time in college, it was in her junior year that she realized she wanted to pursue a career in law.
In 2019, Emily received her law degree Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law. While at Villanova, Emily was active in her school’s Pro Bono Society, where she volunteered at legal organizations such as the Pennsylvania Innocence Project, Wills for Heroes, and Face to Face Legal Center. During her last year of law school, Emily worked as a certified legal intern at the Delaware County District Attorney’s Office. She is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania.
Based on her past experiences, Emily believes that empathy and a client’s trust are crucial to be an effective attorney. Furthermore, her years as a dancer gave Emily the disciplian, resilience, and grit needed to succeed as an attorney. Emily’s main goal is to advocate for those who cannot defend for themselves. She looks forward to working with her clients through their cases and vows to fight for them through every step of the process.