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Co-op 1

Seattle City Attorney’s Office


  • International Law Society
  • Human Rights Caucus (co-founder)

Co-op 2

National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty, Washington, DC

With a fellowship stipend from the law school’s Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy, Taran helped incorporate human rights standards into domestic litigation and policy advocacy.

Research Assistant

Taran worked with Professor Patricia Illingworth, a member of Northeastern University’s Department of Philosophy and a lecturer at the School of Law, on research related to philanthropy law.

MA Courses at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management

As part of his dual-degree program leading to a master’s in sustainable international development, Taran completed these courses:

  • International Advocacy in Action 
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Environmental Economics
  • Law and Economic Development   

Co-op 3

United Nations Register of Damage, Vienna

Taran processed and evaluated Palestinian claims of damages related to the construction of the Israeli West Bank barrier. 

Co-op 4

International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, The Hague

Taran researched and wrote sections for an 800-page judgment charging Croatian military officials with crimes against humanity, which led to one of his proudest NUSL moments: seeing his words in print after the judgment was officially released.


  • International Law
  • Human Rights Seminar
  • Mediation
  • Negotiation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

After graduation

Claims Processing Consultant, United Nations Register of Damage, Vienna


A talented mediator prepared to change the world.