Law

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. 


Erica Anderson

ERICA ANDERSON, 2L – she/her/hers

Hometown: Morgantown, WV

Undergrad: West Virginia University

Field of Interest: Public Interest or Tort Law

Student Organizations/Activities: UC Law Women, Juvenile & Family Law Club, Ohio Innocence Project Fellow, Human Rights Quarterly Cite Checker, Youth Court, Trial Team, Law Review Associate | Volunteer for Ohio Justice and Policy Center and childcare at church

Three Favorite Emoji's: ♀️✊🏼✞

Email: ander2en@mail.uc.edu


Monick Chia

MONICK CHIA, 3L – she/her/hers

Hometown: Burlington, KY

Undergrad: University of Kentucky

Field of Interest: Labor and Employment/Immigration Law

Student Organizations/Activities: Latino/a Law Student Association, UC Law Women, Student Bar Association

Three Favorite Emoji's: 💃🏻🐶✈

Email: chiaaa@mail.uc.edu


Rachel Ford

RACHEL FORD, 2L – she/her/hers

Hometown: Trenton, IL

Undergrad: McKendree University

Field of Interest: Employment Law

Student Organizations/Activities: UC Law Women, UC Law Dems, Employment Law Club, Law Review Associate

Three Favorite Emojis: 🏃🏻‍♀‍🌻⚽️

Email: fordr8@mial.uc.edu


Sarah Habermass

SARAH HABERMAAS, 3L – she/her/hers

Hometown: Cincinnati, OH

Undergrad: Brigham Young University - Idaho

Field of Interest: Criminal Law

Student Organizations/Activities: Criminal Law Society, Student Bar Association, Taft Scholars Program

Three Favorite Emojis: 🧁📚🎶

Email: habermsh@mail.uc.edu


Bennett Herbert

BENNETT HERBERT, 2L – 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

Three Favorite Emojis: 🏀🎬🍓

Email: herberba@mail.uc.edu


Bradford Higdon

BRADFORD HIGDON, 2L – he/him/his

Hometown: Mount Washington, KY

Undergrad: Western Kentucky University

Field of Interest: Corporate Law

Student Organizations/Activities: Trial Team, Human Rights Quarterly Cite Checker, Entrepreneurship Law Club, Out & Allies, Labor & Employment Club, and Law Review Associate

Three Favorite Emojis: 💁🏼‍♂‍🌱🏃🏼‍♂‍

Email: higdonbd@mail.uc.edu


Jacob Hoback

JACOB HOBACK, 2L – he/him/his

Hometown: Racine, OH

Undergrad: Ohio University

Field of Interest: Health Law, Employment Law, Tax Law

Student Organizations/Activities: The Federalist Society, NCAA, OHSAA, Law Review Associate

Three Favorite Emojis: 🤓⚖️⚾️

Email: hobackjb@mail.uc.edu


Wynn Horton


WYNN HORTON, 3L
 – he/him/his

Hometown: Buffalo, NY

Undergrad: Houghton College

Field of Interest: Juvenile Criminal Defense

Student Organizations/Activities: Student Bar Association President, Criminal Law Society, Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, Juvenile and Family Law Club, Public Interest Law Students 

Three Favorite Emojis: 🍕🚴 🏖

Email: hortonwn@mail.uc.edu


Nicole Huser

NICOLE HUSER, 2L – she/her/hers

Hometown: Cincinnati, OH

Undergrad: Ohio State University

Field of Interest: Criminal Law, Family Law, Health & Tort Law (personal injury or medical malpractice)

Student Organizations/Activities: Ohio Innocence Project, UC Law Women Philanthropy Committee, Hamilton County Youth Court, Ohio Women's Bar Association, UC Catalyst

Three Favorite Emojis: 🎃🍷🗺

Email: huserne@mail.uc.edu


Kiersten Kemmett

KIERSTEN KEMMETT, 2L – she/her/hers

Hometown: Fairview Park, OH

Undergrad: University of Toledo

Field of Interest: Civil Right Litigation

Student Organizations/Activities: UC Law Dems, UC Law Women, UC Law Leadership Committee, NLG, Federal Bar Association, Student Bar Association | Outside Activities: Hamilton County Youth Court, Alumni Advisor of Risk Management

Email: kemmetkn@mail.uc.edu


Jehanzeb Khan

JAY KHAN, 2L – he/him/his

Hometown: Denver, CO

Undergrad: University of Denver

Field of Interest: Litigation/Civil

Student Organizations/Activities: Student Legal Education Committee, Asian Pacific Asian Legal Student Association, Federal Bar Association, Hamilton County Legal Help Center, Hamilton County Youth Court, Law Review Associate  | Outside Activities, Hamilton County Youth Court, Alumni Advisor of Risk Management

Email: khanj@mail.uc.edu


Amanda Kreinbrink

AMANDA KREINBRINK, 3L – she/her/hers

Hometown: Ottawa, OH

Undergrad: University of Cincinnati

Field of Interest: Small Business/Real Estate

Student Organizations/Activities: Studying for Real Estate exam, Step Mother

Favorite Emojis: 🐶🌮☕️

Email: kreinbak@mail.uc.edu


Jeremy Lifter

JEREMY LIFTER, 3L – he/him/his

Hometown: New Albany, OH

Undergrad: University of Cincinnati

Field of Interest: Corporate/In House

Student Organizations/Activities: Federalist Society, Jewish Law Student Association, Intellectual Property and Computer Law Journal

Email: lifterjr@mail.uc.edu


Alexandra Lutgen

ALEXANDRA LUTGEN, 2L – 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:  💁🏽‍♀‍🤪🤓

Email: lutgenaa@mail.uc.edu


Matthew Marino

MATTHEW MARINO, 2L – he/him/his

Hometown: Louisville, KY

Undergrad: Miami University

Field of Interest: Environmental Law

Student Organizations/Activities: Secretary of Environmental Law Society, Leadership Committee, Trial Team witness, Weaver Fellow applicant and Structure Study Group Leader applicant, Law Review Associate

Email: marinomh@mail.uc.edu


Tess Marshall

TESS MARSHALL, 2L – 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

Email: marshat4@mail.uc.edu


Margo McGehee

MARGO MCGEHEE, 2L – she/her/hers

Hometown: Erlanger, KY

Undergrad: Western Kentucky University

Field of Interest: Human Rights/Public Interest/ Immigration Law

Student Organizations/Activities: Human Rights Quarterly Cite Checker, UC Law Women, Philanthropy Committee Public Interest Law Society, Structured Study Group, Volunteer with Immigrant and Refugee Law Center, and Law Review Associate

Favorite Emojis: 🏃🏽‍♀‍🌻☕️

Email: mcgehemo@mail.uc.edu


Rosita Ortiz

ROSIE ORTIZ, 2L – she/her/hers

Hometown: San Diego, CA

Undergrad: Cal Poly Pomona

Field of Interest: Business Law/Intellectual Property

Student Organizations/Activities: Corporate Law Center Fellow, IP Law Club, 1L Representative Themis, 1L Representative Entrepreneurship Club, Vice President of Operations Latin Law Student Association, Jones Center for Race, Gender, and Social Justice, Federal Bar Association, IP Cincy, Cincinnati Hispanic Chamber

Three Favorite Emojis: 🌯🧍🏽‍♀‍🎨

Email: ortizrt@mail.uc.edu


Carter Ostrowski

CARTER OSTROWSKI, 2L – 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: 😁😅😳

Email: ostrowscs@mail.uc.edu


Rebecca Rhein

REBECCA RHEIN, 2L – she/her/hers

Hometown: Cincinnati, OH

Undergrad: University of Dayton

Field of Interest: Criminal Law, specifically criminal defense or wrongful convictions

Student Organizations/Activities: Activities Director for OIP-u, Summer Fellow for Ohio Innocence Project, Tutor at the Juvenile Youth Center, UC Law Women, Criminal Law Society, Juvenile Law Club, and Alternate Dispute Resolution Club

Favorite Emojis: 🤗🤪🧐

Email: rheinrs@mail.uc.edu


Chelsea Rush

CHELSEA RUSH, 2L – she/her/hers

Hometown: Forest City, NC

Undergrad: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Field of Interest: Intellectual Property/Sports and Entertainment Law/Corporate Law/Education Law

Student Organizations/Activities: President for Phi Alpha Delta, Sport and Entertainment Law Association, Entrepreneurship/Business Law Club, Green Card & Citizenship Clinic Volunteer, Law Review Associate

Email: rushcs@mail.uc.edu


ANTWAUNETTE RZAGULIYEV

ANTWAUNETTE RZAGULIYEV, 3L – she/her/hers

Hometown: Cincinnati, OH

Undergrad: Clayton State University

Field of Interest: Corporate Transactional Law

Student Organizations/Activities: Student Legal Education Committee, Business Law Club, Entrepreneur Law Club, P.A.L.S. Founder, Immigration Human Rights Law Review, Black Law Student Association, Cincinnati Bar Association., J.E.D.I. Committee, and O.W.B.A. Mentor Program

Three Favorite Emojis: 💁🏾‍♀‍🤱🏾🧳 

Email: rzagulae@mail.uc.edu


Sarah Simon

SARAH SIMON, 2L – she/her/hers

Hometown: Louisville, KY

Undergrad: University of Louisville

Field of Interest: Family Law/Health Law/ Employment Law

Student Organizations/Activities: Cite Checker Human Rights Quarterly, UC Law Women, Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, Public Interest Law Society, and Law Review Associate

Three Favorite Emojis: 🥔🌳🐈

Email: simons2@mail.uc.edu


Cecelia Tio

CECELIA TIO, 3L – she/her/hers

Hometown: Marietta, OH

Undergrad: University of Kentucky

Field of Interest: Governmental Work, specifically with the EPA

Student Organizations/Activities: Honors and Activities, Honors Scholarship, ADR President, UC Law Women President Elect, SBA Secretary 19-20, Phi Alpha Delta Treasurer 19-20, Trial Team, Winner of 19 Ohio Attorney General's Mock Trial Comp, Winner of FBA Mock Trial Comp, '19 Tulane Baseball Arbitration Comp, 1st Deal Makers Comp, Latino/a Law Student Association, Intellectual Property Journal Blog Writer, Univ. of KY Young Alumni Board Member.

Email: tioca@mail.uc.edu


Rachel Walters

RACHEL WALTERS, 2L – 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

Favorite Emojis: 📚👩🏻‍🔬✝️

Email: walterr6@mail.uc.edu


Regina Williams

REGINA WILLIAMS, 2L – she/her/hers

Hometown: Dayton, OH

Undergrad: University of Dayton

Field of Interest: Criminal Law/Corporate Law

Student Organizations/Activities: Taft Scholars Program, UC Law Women, Hamilton County Youth Court, Mind-Body Group, Creative Lawyers, and NLG. Diversity Committee for UC Law Women, Human Rights Quarterly Cite Checker, Volunteer with Weightless Anchor

Email: willi5rg@mail.uc.edu