Who We Are:
Legal Legacy Project, Inc. a student-run organization, serving as an intermediary between volunteer lawyers or law firms and individuals seeking legal aid. We are dedicated to bringing together San Antonio's legal community to assist families and individuals in their legal needs.
We take special care to train younger students to take over the reins. As of now, we have student-leaders lined up to continue our work till 2022 and beyond.
Shilpa Gunuganti is an incoming freshman at Harvard University. In her time volunteering at nonprofits such as RAICES and Thrive, Shilpa has seen first-hand her community's financial obstacles in acquiring legal advice and assistance. To appropriately address this systemic issue, she set out to form Legal Legacy Project Inc., seeking to mobilize students, individual attorneys, and law firms with the ultimate goal of providing legal aid at no cost to every individual in need. As the President of the Board, Shilpa continues to help facilitate and guide Legal Legacy Project alongside fellow Board of Directors: Tori Newman-Menendez, Lucia Canseco, Kate Ayers.
Ricardo "Ricky" Reyna
Ricardo Reyna is a senior at Saint Mary’s Hall in San Antonio, Texas. Growing up with a father who’s an attorney, he has heard of numerous instances where people have struggled to find the help they need through the legal system. Ricardo is thankful that Shilpa gave him the opportunity to be a part of an organization that will make a real difference in the lives of impoverished communities across the city, providing the assistance they need at the convenience that they deserve.
Itza Martinez is a rising senior from Saint Mary’s Hall in San Antonio, Texas. As a daughter of a high school counselor, she has heard numerous stories of students and families not being able to obtain the legal help that they need, leaving her with a deep understanding of the struggles that families in underserved communities face. Itza is honored to be working with Shilpa in such an impactful organization and beyond grateful to be a part of a project that is near and dear to her heart as it is to her values.
Branches of Leadership
Click on any of the following Branches below to learn more about the inner workings and members of Legal Legacy Project, Inc.
All four student-led branches are vital to the inner workings of the organization.
Assistant Executive Director