UCLI’s Associate Director, Ling Ritter, has officially begun preparing for her legal career. Accepted into Stanford Law School as a Knight-Hennessy fellow–– one of the most competitive fellowships in the country–– she is taking a few months to be with family before she enrolls this fall semester. “Quote about UCLI”
As Ling steps into this new phase, she will be replaced by former Education Program Director, Kacey Sorenson. Kacey joined UCLI’s team in 2020 as an intern and transitioned into the Program Director position at the beginning of 2021. During her time as Program Director, Sorenson focused her efforts on building and rolling out UCLI’s pilot of the Utah Law Student Mentoring Program. She is looking forward to this new position, saying that “The team and work at UCLI is unmatched, and I am so excited to work closely with our beneficiaries and continue in this new capacity.”
UCLI is excited to also announce a brand-new staff position and member. After a competitive, 3-round application process with 16 other applicants–– the most that UCLI has ever seen–– Layla Shaaban has accepted a position as UCLI’s Administrative Coordinator. Formerly a UCLI intern, Layla says she is “”.