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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Robin Ingli she/her/hers
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 she/her/hers
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.
Meghan Kozal Riehm she/her/hers
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!
Valerie Wenberg she/her/hers
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, 3L she/her/hers
Specialties: Working during law school, public law, small/midsize firm experience, clinics, budgeting time and finances
Schedule an Appointment with Petra
Annie Brooking, 3L she/her/hers
Specialties: IP law, corporate law, working in house, moving from the East coast
Schedule an Appointment with Annie
Jenna Blankenship, 2L she/her/hers
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
Selma El-Badawi, 3L she/her/hers
Specialties: Labor & Employment law, K-JD, LGBT+, RISE, practicing outside of Minnesota
Schedule an Appointment with Selma
Sam Ferguson, 3L he/him/his
Specialties: corporate litigation, LGBT+, moving from the South, TA roles
Schedule an Appointment with Sam
Katheryn Furlong, 3L she/her/hers
Specialties: law journals, volunteer opportunities, exploring different practice areas in law school
Schedule an Appointment with Katheryn
Ryan Liston, 3L he/him/his
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, 2L she/her/hers
Specialties: immigration law, Robina Public Interest Scholar, volunteering, law school roommates, accessing mental/physical health resources and using the SHBP
JJ Mark, 2L he/him/his
Specialties: K-JD, labor and employment law, Midwest, navigating the 1L experience
Schedule an Appointment with JJ
Poojan Thakrar, 3L he/him/his
Specialties: environmental & energy law, government, moving to Minnesota, Robina Public Interest Scholars Program
Appointments with Poojan will become available in September 2023
Gemma (Yoon Jeung) Jo, 3L she/her/hers
Specialties: international student experience, moving to U.S., working before law school
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Schedule an Appointment with Gemma
Tessa Wright, 3L she/her/hers
Specialties: corporate externships, journal, health law, working before law school
Schedule an Appointment with Tessa