Admission Experience Champions

Meet our Admission Experience Champions!

Cincinnati College of Law AECs are current student volunteers available to provide guided tours, meet with prospective students, share insights about their experiences, and answer any student based questions you may have along the way. Each AEC is actively involved in the Cincinnati Law community and can provide a unique perspective into the academic and student experience. Get to know more about each of our AECs below, and feel free to reach out anytime.ย 

Stephanie Darville, 2L

Stephanie Darville, 2L โ€“ she/her/hers

Hometown: Nassau, Bahamas / Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Undergrad: Florida Gulf Coast Univ. & FL International Univ. โ€“ Health Science Admin

Field of Interest: Labor and Employment, Construction, Environmental

Student Organizations/Activities: Lawyers Connection Beyond the Law, Human Rights Quarterly, BLSA

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Morgan Henderson

Morgan Henderson, 2L โ€“ she/her/hers

Hometown: Medina, OH

Undergrad: Ohio State Univ. โ€“ International Business

Field of Interest: Commercial litigation, Intellectual Property litigation

Student Organizations/Activities: National Lawyers Guild, UC Women, Intellectual Property Student Association. Volunteer with Big Brother Big Sister, the Ronald McDonald House, and the Hope of Haven House

Three Favorite Emojis:ย ๐ŸŒ‰๐Ÿ“”๐Ÿ•โ€๐Ÿฆบ


Bennett Herbert

Bennett Herbert, 3L โ€“ he/him/his

Hometown: Maineville, OH

Undergrad: University of Cincinnati

Field of Interest: Patent Law

Student Organizations/Activities: Intellectual Property Law Student Association, National Lawyers Guild, Intramural Sports, Law Review Associate

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Baylee Kalmbach

Baylee Kalmbach, 2L โ€“ she/her/hers

Hometown: Erie, MI

Undergrad: Univ. of Toledo โ€“ Disability Studies/Law

Field of Interest: becoming a critical disability studies professor at a PhD level, focusing on decarcerating disability and reforming our rehabilitation centers for our disabled populations.

Student Organizations/Activities: 1L Rep for Labor and Employment Law Club, UCLW, Out & Allies, UC Dems, National Lawyers Guild, First-Gen Law Students.

Favorite Emojis:ย ๐Ÿฅฐ๐Ÿฅณ๐ŸŒŠ


Caitlin Lancaster

Caitlin Lancaster, 2L โ€“ she/her/hers

Hometown: Florence, KY

Undergrad: Univ. of Cincinnatiย  - Sports Management and Business Admin

Field of Interest: I am primarily interested in transactional/corporate type law. I canโ€™t say for sure if I would like to do firm work or in-house counsel, but the corporate sector definitely is where my passions lie. I have an undergraduate degree in business, so I love being able to put my business knowledge and skills to use in the legal field.

Student Organizations/Activities: 1L representative on the Executive Board of the Student Bar Association and will be serving as one of the Social Committeeโ€™s co-chairs for the 2021-2022 school year.

Favorite Emojis:ย ๐Ÿค ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿค“


Alexandra Lutgen

Alexandra Lutgen, 3L โ€“ she/her/hers

Hometown: Ringgold, GA

Undergrad: University of Georgia

Field of Interest: Human Rights/International/Immigration Law

Student Organizations/Activities: Trial Team, International Law Club, Human Rights Quarterly Cite Checker, Structure Study Group Leader

Favorite Emojis:ย ย ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€โ€๐Ÿคช๐Ÿค“


Elizabeth Marcelli

Elizabeth Marcelli, 2L โ€“ she/her/hers

Hometown: Amelia, OH

Undergrad: John Carroll Univ. โ€“ English Lit & Poly Sci

Field of Interest: Immigration/Public Interest/Litigationย 

Student Organizations/Activities: Christian Legal Society, PILS, Youth Court Ohio, Women's Bar Association, Mentoring Program

Favorite Emojis:ย ๐Ÿ’ƒโ˜•๏ธ๐ŸŒž


Tess Marshall

Tess Marshall, 3L โ€“ she/her/hers

Hometown: Findlay, OH

Undergrad: Purdue University

Field of Interest: Family Law/Public Interest/Estate Planning/Elder Law

Student Organizations/Activities: Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, Human Rights Quarterly, Family & Juvenile Law Club, Student Bar Association

Favorite Emoji:ย ๐ŸŒปโ˜•๏ธ๐Ÿˆ


Pat Mullinger

Pat Mullinger, 2L โ€“ he/his/him

Hometown: Cincinnati, OH

Undergrad: Denison Univ. โ€“ communications

Field of Interest: Torts/Business/Litigation

Student Organizations/Activities: 1L rep for AUDIT Tax Board โ€“ Summer Law Clerk at Porter Rennie Woodard Kendall LLP

Favorite Emojis:ย ๐ŸŽฌโšพ๏ธ๐ŸŒฎ


Carter Ostrowski

Carter Ostrowski, 3L โ€“ he/him/his

Hometown: Strongsville, OH

Undergrad: University of Cincinnati

Field of Interest: Intellectual Property/Patent Law

Student Organizations/Activities: Intellectual Property Law Student Association, IP Cincy Mentorship Program, Law Review Associate, and Structured Study Group Leader applicant

Favorite Emojis:ย ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜ณ


Emily Schmidt

Emily Schmidt, 2L โ€“ she/her/hers

Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska (military family & moved around a lot)

Undergrad: Univ. of Nebraska at Omaha Graduate: Brescia Univ. โ€“ Social Work

Field of Interest: Public Interest/ Criminal Law

Student Organizations/Activities: SBA, Pending founder of new student org - Active Minds, UC Law Women, National Lawyers Guild, Phi Alpha Delta, First-Gen Law Students, HRQ Cite Checker, Volunteer w/ VITA Program

Favorite Emojis:ย ๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿชด๐Ÿช


Rachel Walters

Rachel Walters, 3L โ€“ she/her/hers

Hometown: Flowood, MS

Undergrad: Union University

Field of Interest: Patent Law/Immigration Law/International Law/Public interest Law

Student Organizations/Activities: UC Law Women, Treasurer for Phi Alpha Delta, Secretary for international Law Club, Urban Morgan Institute Fellow, Human Rights Quarterly Cite Checker, Involvement with Jones Center for Race, Gender, and Social Justice, National Lawyers Guild

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