I graduated in 2017 from Millikin with a BA in Philosophy/Pre-Law. I also studied musical theatre during my time at Millikin and was active in both SOTAD and the Philosophy department. I was the captain of the Ethics Bowl team and also participated in Moot Court for two years. After graduation, I moved to Boston and currently attend Boston University School of Law. I am on BU's mock trial team and will be participating in moot court this semester. I will be participating in a writing competition at the end of the semester and hopefully will gain a spot on Law Review or another law journal.
I graduated Millikin University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy/Pre-Law and Music with a Vocal Emphasis. I was a First Year Experience Mentor for Dr. Hartsock, one of the philosophy professor's, and I was captain of the Ethics Bowl Team, competed in Moot Court, and was Chief Justice of Moot Court my senior year. After graduation, I moved to Springfield, Illinois, where I worked for the Legislative Research Unit of the Illinois General Assembly for one year doing nonpartisan legislative research for the state legislators.
Career Field Academic Philosophy
I graduated in 2014 with a B.A. in Philosophy. I was awarded the Alice Ambrose Lazerowitz Award in Philosophy and the Scovill Award in 2013. The philosophy department at Millikin is a highly supportive environment, and I absolutely loved my professors. The excellent instruction that I received at Millikin directly influenced my decision to study philosophy at the graduate level. I’m currently a PhD candidate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where I received an M.A. in Philosophy in 2017. I was awarded a competitive two-year University Fellowship at Wisconsin, and I was one of fifty-one students nationally to receive a Phi Kappa Phi fellowship in 2014.
I graduated from Millikin in 2013 with a major in English Writing and a minor in Political Science. During my time at Millikin, I was an active participant in Moot Court. After graduating from Millikin, I attended Northern Illinois University where I graduated Magna Cum Laude and was awarded the Francis G. Mays Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Criminal Law, Procedure, and Evidence. While at NIU I was an Assistant Editor for the Northern Illinois University Law Review and the Vice President of the Women’s Law Caucus. After graduating from NIU, I passed the July 2017 bar exam.
I am a 2013 Millikin University graduate now working as a corporate Associate in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. My practice focuses on complex business transactions, including the representation of private equity sponsors and other clients in connection with mergers, acquisitions and divestitures and counseling clients on a variety of general corporate matters. Prior to joining Kirkland, I graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law, where I served as the Articles Development Editor of the Virginia Sports & Entertainment Law Journal.
I graduated summa cum laude from Millikin in 2012 with a B.A. in Philosophy and a minor in Political Science. I received the Alice Ambrose Lazerowitz Philosophy Award in 2012. I took a few years after graduation to figure out what I wanted to be when I grew up, and it was thinking back to my time studying Philosophy and Law at Millikin that motivated me to go to law school. I am currently in my second year at James E. Rogers College of Law (University of Arizona) and will graduate in 2019. I am in the Distinguished Scholars program at the law school and have received a full ride for all three years.
I graduated from Millikin University in 2011 majoring in philosophy and history. I was awarded the Alice Ambrose Lazerowitz Philosophy Award, the Dr. J. Graham Provan History Award, and the Scovill Prize. I earned my J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2014 where I was a managing editor of Law and Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice and obtained honors in legal research, writing, and statutory interpretation. After graduating law school, I worked for the Minnesota Federal Public Defender. From 2015-17, I served as a law clerk for Judge Susan N. Burke in Hennepin County District Court. I am currently the law clerk for Justice Shirley S.
I graduated from Millikin in 2010 as a philosophy major and am now a partner with Clark and Jones, Attorneys at Law in Rushville, Illinois. Before returning to Illinois to practice law, I was an associate attorney with the firm of Cahill, Gordon, and Reindel in New York City, New York in September, 2014. As noted on the firm’s webpage, “Cahill is frequently associated with landmark legal rulings, including its successful defense of The New York Times in the Pentagon Papers case, National Broadcasting Co. v. United States (among the most significant cases ever decided concerning the power and authority of the Federal Communication Commission), and Times Picayune v.
I graduated from Millikin University in 2010 with majors in Philosophy and Political Science. During my time at Millikin, I was active on the moot court team. Following graduation, I attended Washington University in St. Louis School of Law (“Wash U”) and graduated cum laude in 2013. During my time at Wash U, I received an award for top oral advocate in our school wide Wiley Rutledge Moot Court competition and won our school’s Environmental Moot Court competition. I was also an editor on the Wash U Law Review and received a CALI award for the top grade in my Criminal Justice Seminar.
I graduated Millikin in 2010 summa cum laude with a BA in Philosophy and Political Science. Prior to switching my major to Philosophy and then adding Political Science, I was a double-major in Music Business and Commercial Music. While at Millikin, I participated in Moot Court for three years, to great success. After graduation, I did my first year of law school at CU Boulder; I then transferred to Seattle University, where I graduated in 2013. While in law school, I worked as a law clerk in one of the area’s pre-eminent traumatic personal injury firms and was a regional semifinalist in the Thomas Tang 2012 Moot Court competition.