Terra Silva serves as a Junior Editor for the Cumberland Law Review. Terra is a 2012 Wellesley graduate where she earned her B.A. in Political Science and Latin American Studies. Terra then went on to receive her M.A. in Political Science from El Colegio de Mexico in 2015.
At Cumberland, Terra serves as a Curuthers Fellow, is the Secretary for the Cumberland Democrats, and is the Treasurer of the Hispanic Interest Law Student Association (HILSA). She is also a member of CPICS, volunteers biweekly with Volunteer Lawyers Birmingham’s Civil Help Desk, and was a volunteer for Project Homeless Connect.
Terra was a semi-finalist in the Donworth Moot Court Competition and has been named to the Dean’s List each semester the List has been released.
Terra enjoys cooking and nutrition, documentaries, hiking and walking with her husband and their dogs, Avalanche and Coco. Before law school, she worked in victim advocacy and in nonprofit development.
Click here to read Terra’s article regarding the recent Eleventh Circuit decision in Mama Jo’s Inc. v. Sparta Insurance Co.