Djess is a 1st generation 3L student at Quinnipiac School of Law. Djess serves as President of Quinnipiac’s Black Law Students Association and sits as the Treasurer of Empowering Through Beauty a faith-based non-profit organization in Bridgeport, CT. Djess is passionate about his faith, mental health advocacy, racial justice, and career mentorship. Djess is also a photographer. After law school, Djess plans on practicing law in real estate and commercial transactions. Be sure to reach out to Djess for a photoshoot!
Queens District Attorney's Office
Law Student Intern
U.S. Bankruptcy Court of Connecticut
Congressman Jim Himes Office
Sep 2021 - Dec 2021
Drafted an internal memo on the statutory powers granted to federal agents conducting border searches, and a memo
evaluating the merits of the motion to suppress filed by a defendant in a pending identity theft claim.
June 2021 - July 2021
Drafted an internal memo on an adversarial proceeding involving the voidability of a real estate transaction, drafted
court notes for upcoming hearings, and conducted additional research on the court’s power to deny a debtor's discharge
by sua sponte.
Sep 2015 - Dec 2015
Worked alongside Congressman Jim Himes' caseworkers to assist with answering phone calls from constituents,
logging admitted complaints, and draft correspondence.