Connect with Staff and Current Students

Members of the Admissions team and current students are available to schedule 1:1 appointments with prospective or admitted students. 

Schedule a 1:1 Virtual Appointment

Please sign up below for a one-on-one appointment by clicking the Schedule an Appointment link. All times are CST and appointments will last approximately 15-20 minutes either over the phone or via Zoom. If you do not have a Gmail account with which to schedule an appointment, please email jdadmissions@umn.edu.

Robin C. Ingli, director of admissions

Robin Ingli she/her/hers

Assistant Dean of Admissions

Robin Ingli is the assistant dean of admissions at the University of Minnesota Law School. She oversees all aspects of prospective student outreach and recruitment for the JD program. Robin and the Admissions team attend about 70 recruitment events annually to connect with prospective students and share information about the  benefits of attending Minnesota Law. Currently, Robin is a member of the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) Schools and Candidates Committee. She previously served on LSAC Planning Work Groups for the 2022 Newcomers and 2021 Annual Meeting conferences as well as on the LGBTQ+ subcommittee. Prior to joining the Law School in 2015, Robin was the assistant dean for admissions at the University of New Hampshire School of Law from 2013-2015 and director of admissions at Hamline University School of Law from 2004-2013.

Kate Snowdon

Kate Snowdon she/her/hers

Director of Admissions

Kate Snowdon has worked in law schools for her entire professional career. She joined the Admissions Team at Minnesota Law in 2013. In her current role as director of admissions, she enjoys meeting with prospective students to discuss the Minnesota Law community and answer admission questions. She also manages scholarship allocation for incoming and current students. Kate serves as the co-chair of the Employee Engagement Committee at the Law School and sits on the P&A University Senate. Prior to her work in law admissions, she had experience in student affairs.

Emma Scott

Emma Scott

Assistant Director of Admissions

Emma Scott joined the Admission Team at Minnesota Law in 2023. In her role, she connects with prospective and admitted students to answer their questions and help them move through the admission process. Before joining Minnesota Law School she worked in undergraduate admission at Hamline University, her alma mater. When she’s not at work, Emma can be found with a good book or visiting one of Minnesota’s many historic sites!

Schedule an appointment with Emma

Meghan Kozal Riehm

Meghan Kozal Riehm she/her/hers

Admissions Counselor

Meghan Kozal Riehm oversees the Minnesota Pre-Law Scholars Program, attends myriad recruitment events throughout the year, and connects regularly with prospective and admitted students. Prior to joining Minnesota Law, she worked in undergraduate admissions at Saint Xavier University (Chicago) and taught Digital Imaging at the University of Florida. When not on the road recruiting, Meghan can be found making art, playing board games, discgolfing, or exploring the local parks!

Schedule an Appointment with Meghan

Valerie Wenberg, Admissions Coordinator

Valerie Wenberg she/her/hers

Senior Admissions Coordinator

Valerie Wenberg manages office logistical operations as well as facilitates event planning for the Admissions Office. She also engages prospective students and community members with general questions about the law school and organizes scheduled tours for future visitors. Prior to working at Minnesota Law School, she worked as an administrator for Minnesota Continuing Legal Education and as a Marketing Assistant for a local nonprofit. Outside of the office, Val can be found reading books, playing Dungeons & Dragons, and cuddling with her two cats.

Connect with Current Students

 

Petra Asani, Student Ambassador

Petra Asani, 3L she/her/hers

Student Ambassador

Specialties: Working during law school, public law, small/midsize firm experience, clinics, budgeting time and finances
Schedule an Appointment with Petra

Jenna Blankenship

Jenna Blankenship, 2L she/her/hers

Student Ambassador

Specialties: Moving from the East Coast, navigating the application process with a partner, switching from professional life to law school, Sports Law, and Data Privacy
Schedule an Appointment with Jenna

Elissa Bowling

Elissa Bowling, 2L she/her/hers

Student Ambassador

Specialties: Employment Law, plaintiff-side law, transferring law schools, law journals, LGBTQ+, moving from the Northeast, practicing outside of Minnesota
Schedule an Appointment with Elissa

Annie Brooking, Student Ambassador

Annie Brooking, 3L she/her/hers

Head Student Ambassador

Specialties: IP law, corporate law, working in house, moving from the East coast
Schedule an Appointment with Annie 

Ryan Clemmons

Ryan Clemmons, 2L she/her/hers

Student Ambassador

Specialties: Public defense, sports law, moot court competition teams, appellate advocacy, volunteer opportunities, intramural sports
Schedule an Appointment With Ryan

Elle De La Cancela

Elle De La Cancela, 1L she/they

Student Ambassador

Specialties: Moving with a partner, Environmental Law, LGBT+, switching from professional life to law school
Schedule an Appointment with Elle 

Selma El-Badawi, Student Ambassador

Selma El-Badawi, 3L she/her/hers

Student Ambassador

Specialties: Labor & Employment law, K-JD, LGBT+, RISE, practicing outside of Minnesota
Schedule an Appointment with Selma

Kathryn Furlong, Student Ambassador

Katheryn Furlong, 3L she/her/hers

Student Ambassador

Specialties: law journals, volunteer opportunities, exploring different practice areas in law school
Schedule an Appointment with Katheryn

Gemma (Yoon Jeung) Jo '24

Gemma (Yoon Jeung) Jo, 3L she/her/hers

Student Ambassador

Specialties: international student experience, moving to U.S., working before law school
한국어로 미팅이 가능합니다.
Schedule an Appointment with Gemma

Ryan Liston, Student Ambassador

Ryan Liston, 3L he/him/his

Student Ambassador

Specialties: being married/having children in law school, First Amendment/media law, public interest, government/admin law, law journals
Schedule an Appointment with Ryan

Alex Lloyd

Alex Lloyd, 2L she/her/hers

Student Ambassador

Specialties: immigration law, Robina Public Interest Scholar, volunteering, law school roommates,  accessing mental/physical health resources and using the SHBP
Schedule an Appointment with Alex

Jack Tate

Jack Tate, 3L he/him/his

Student Ambassador

Specialties: Public interest work, maintaining a work-life balance, former college athletes, moving from the East Coast, Community Mediation clinic, moot court competition teams
Schedule an Appointment with Jack

Poojan Thakrar '24

Poojan Thakrar, 3L he/him/his

Student Ambassador

Specialties: environmental & energy law, government, moving to Minnesota, Robina Public Interest Scholars Program
Schedule an Appointment With Poojan

Fide Valverde-Rivera

Fide Valverde-Rivera, 1L she/her/hers

Student Ambassador

Specialties: K-JD, moving to Minnesota, extracurricular activities, Latinx, managing long-distance relationships while in law school
Schedule an Appointment With Fide