The Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs extends a warm welcome to Dana Montalto, new Arthur Limon Public Interest Fellow at the Veterans Law and Disability Benefits Clinic.
Dana directs a project to assist low-income veterans discharged less-than-honorably in obtaining discharge upgrades and veterans’ benefits and works in partnership with the Home Base Program of Massachusetts General Hospital and the Red Sox Foundation.
Dana received her bachelor’s degree magna cum laude from Wellesley College and her law degree from Yale Law School, where she participated in the Veterans Legal Services Clinic and the Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project. While at Yale, she was awarded the Joseph A. Chubb Competition Prize for excellence in legal draftsmanship and the Francis Wayland Prize for proficiency in preparing and presenting a case in negotiation, arbitration, and litigation. After graduating, Dana clerked for the Honorable F. Dennis Saylor IV of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.