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Student Ambassadors

When you visit SLU LAW, our Student Ambassadors will be here to greet you.

You'll have the opportunity to shadow one of these ambassadors during your visit and ask them questions to hear firsthand about the SLU LAW student experience.

Admissions Ambassadors, 2019-20
 

Get to Know Our Ambassadors

Bola Adeniran
Bola Adeniran, 3L

Hometown: Carson, CA
Undergraduate: University of California Riverside, Policy Studies
Graduate: Washington University in St. Louis, Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)
Legal Area of Interest: Health law
Activities at SLU LAW: Black Law Students Association, ABA Journal of Labor and Employment Law

"Our health law professors are amazing. These people are the crème de la crème in health law, and I'm just so grateful to be able to learn from the best."


Ellen Bruntrager
Ellen Bruntrager, 3L

Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Undergraduate: University of Missouri-Columbia, Political Science and Spanish
Legal Area of Interest: Employment law, litigation
Activities at SLU LAW: WLSA, Trial Advocacy Competition Team, ABA Journal of Labor and Employment Law, PILG

"The best aspects of SLU LAW are my classmates, Career Services and the connections to the St. Louis legal field."


Jackie Coffman
Jackie Coffman, 3L

Hometown: St. Charles, MO
Undergraduate: University of Missouri-Columbia, English Language & Literature
Legal Area of Interest: Labor and employment law
Activities at SLU LAW:  Saint Louis University Law Journal

"There is support here for those who need it. Between the excellent individuals in the Student Services and Career Services offices, our great librarians, the TAs and Teaching Fellows, and the promotion of MOLAP services, many common problems that students have are supported."


Kitty Ebraheim
Kitty Ebraheim, 3L

Hometown: Toledo, OH
Undergraduate: University of Toledo, Political Science
Legal Area of Interest: 
Health law, business
Activities at SLU LAW:
WLSA

"Moving to a city where I did not know anyone, SLU LAW has been my family and home away from home. No matter what you are looking to do or accomplish, you can find someone here who is willing to help you achieve that."


Sara Feldner
Sara Feldner, 2L

Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Undergraduate: University of Missouri-Columbia, Human Development and Family Science
Legal Area of Interest: Public interest
Activities at SLU LAW: Street Law, WLSA

"Professors have gone above and beyond to make sure I have all the resources available to me to find the best path to the career that I hope to have."


Sean Flynn
Sean Flynn, 2L

Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Undergraduate: University of Missouri-St. Louis, Political Science
Activities at SLU LAW: Street Law

"My favorite aspect of SLU LAW is the environment: it doesn't feel like you're competing with everyone. It's more relaxed, which makes me feel it's easier to learn."


Nathan Gardner
Nathan Gardner, 3L

Hometown: Natchitoches, LA
Undergraduate: Louisiana Tech University
Legal Area of Interest: Health law
Activities at SLU LAW: Health Law Association, Journal of Health Law & Policy

"SLU LAW will help you become a competent, ethical attorney."


Megan Hart
Megan Hart, 2L

Hometown: West Lafayette, IN
Undergraduate: Purdue University, Biomedical Engineering
Legal Area of Interest: Health law
Activities at SLU LAW: Saint Louis University Journal of Health Law & Policy

"I can enthusiastically say my experience at SLU LAW has been exceptional. The school and the faculty want you to succeed and will help you every step of the way."


Emily Harvatin
Emily Harvatin, 2L

Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Undergraduate: University of Kansas, Political Science and Sociology
Activities at SLU LAW: Street Law, Public Interest Law Group, Family Law Association, SBA, Criminal Law Society

"There is always someone at SLU LAW to listen to and help you succeed. It's not the stereotypical cutthroat law environment; people truly care about your wellbeing."


Ryan Kime
Ryan Kime, 3L

Hometown: Cincinnati, OH
Undergraduate: Saint Louis University, Psychology
Legal Area of Interest: Criminal investigations
Activities at SLU LAW: ILSA, Crim Law Society, Street Law

"The people around you, as well as the professional staff, all have your back and want you to succeed."


Luke Klein
Luke Klein, 2L

Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Undergraduate: DePaul University
Legal Area of Interest: Intellectual property, employment law
Activities at SLU LAW: OUTLaws, SBA Diversity Committee, Moot Court, ABAJLEL

"There is a community for everyone here."


Emily Lavine
Emily Lavine, 2L

Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Undergraduate: Harris-Stowe State University, Criminal Justice
Legal Area of Interest: Criminal law
Activities at SLU LAW: SLU Softball, Honor Council, Moot Court

"The best aspect of SLU LAW — we are all in this together, and everyone is willing to help."


Katie Little
Katie Little, 2L

Hometown: Fort Dodge, IA
Undergraduate: Creighton University, Exercise Science
Legal Area of Interest: Litigation
Activities at SLU LAW: ABA Journal of Labor & Employment Law, WLSA

"The foundation SLU LAW has afforded me and my legal career is second to none. I feel valued and that I belong. Not every law school creates this type of dynamic learning experience paired with such a positive environment."


Olivia Mitchell
Olivia Mitchell, 2L

Hometown: St. Joseph, MO
Undergraduate: University of Missouri-Columbia, Communication & Human Development and Family Studies
Legal Area of Interest: Intellectual property/civil litigation
Activities at SLU LAW: Moot Court, Street Law, BLSA, First Chair Society, WLSA

"Know the importance of speaking up — there is always time to ask questions. Office hours are plentiful and meaningful, and many faculty continue on as a resource or liaison to opportunities outside of the classroom."


Joel Ocampo
Joel Ocampo, 3L

Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Undergraduate: Saint Louis University, Accounting
Legal Area of Interest: Corporate-transactional
Activities at SLU LAW: Asian American Law Students Association, Tax Club, Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic

"Everyone here desires and supports your success. No one sees it as their own failure when others succeed."


Samantha Orr
Samantha Orr, 2L

Hometown: Edwardsville, Illinois
Undergraduate: Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Criminal Justice
Legal Area of Interest: Criminal law

"The St. Louis legal community in very connected. SLU LAW has many contacts, which makes the job search process as painless as possible. "


Rachael Palmer
Rachael Palmer, 3L

Hometown: Ste. Genevieve, MO
Undergraduate: Truman State University, Political Science and Communication
Legal Area of Interest: Health law, employment law
Activities at SLU LAW: Journal of Health Law and Policy, Health Law Association, Environmental Law Society, BJC HealthCare field placement

"SLU LAW is a place where everyone is welcome! Upperclassmen, professors and alumni will approach students throughout their time at SLU because the mission is to serve and encourage, and, as a result, the focus is on bettering each other and St. Louis."


David Rabbitt
David Rabbitt, 2L

Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Undergraduate: Lindenwood University, Criminal Justice and Spanish
Legal Area of Interest: Criminal prosecution-federal agency/administration-public service

"The part-time evening program offered and my specific class promotes togetherness like a family."


Alyssa Reinhardt
Alyssa Reinhardt, 3L

Hometown: Murphysboro, IL
Undergraduate: Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Business Administration and Marketing
Activities at SLU LAW: Moot Court 1, Trial Ad 1, SBA, Barrister's Ball, WLSA

"My advice to every prospective student is to be open to growth. You don't know what you don't know. Being open to opinions, ideas and trying new things is the best way to fully take advantage of this wonderful opportunity."


Kristen Spina
Kristen Spina, 2L

Hometown: Glen Carbon, IL
Undergraduate: Purdue University, Business Management
Legal Area of Interest: Criminal appeals (death penalty)
Activities at SLU LAW: Street Law, Law Journal, Moot Court, SLU LAW Softball, Phillips Black Project intern

"I've reached out to professors I didn't even know to connect to internships, and they were more than willing to help. I've also discussed long-term goals with Career Services, and they are actively helping me pursue those over time."


Nicole Strombom
Nicole Strombom, 4L

Hometown: Stevenson Ranch, CA
Undergraduate: University of California-Davis, Anthropology, Psychology, Communications
Legal Area of Interest: Health law, international law
Activities at SLU LAW: RWJF Grant Project, PILG, ILSA, PAD, PDP, HLA

"SLU LAW has boosted my self-esteem. People here are really good mentors and are passionate about the work that they do and about what they teach. You feel like the school is helping you grow not only as far as knowledge but as a person, in professionalism and your career."


Jabreia Taylor
Jabreia Taylor, 2L

Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Undergraduate: Kentucky State University, Political Science and Liberal Studies
Legal Area of Interest: Criminal law, public interest
Activities at SLU LAW: Black Law Students Association, Street Law, Mentee of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity

"The best aspect of SLU LAW is the willingness of faculty and staff to contribute to the familial-like environment that students create. When I visited, the tour that I was given was personalized for my interests. It showed that the school considered me as an individual."