Student Ambassador Council

The UW School of Law is proud to have some of the brightest and most promising future lawyers studying here in Seattle. While all of our students lead busy lives inside and outside of the classroom, our SAC Members are willing to answer questions, offer candid advice, share their law school experiences, and help students navigate the challenges of adjusting to law school. Their primary goal is to help ensure that prospective and admitted students have all of the information they need to have a positive and productive law school experience.

Feel free to contact one of our ambassadors if you are interested in learning more about their decision to attend UW School of Law.

Raz Barnea, 2LRaz Barnea
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Hometown: Seattle, WA
Undergrad Institution: University of Washington
Undergrad Course of Study: Comparative History of Ideas (Masters in Marine Affairs 2014)
Law School Activities: Environmental Law Society, Law Students Working Against Institutional Racism, Mock Trial, Mediation Competition, Appellate Advocacy Competition, Jewish Law Students Association
Other Interests: Sailing, Bicycles, Backpacking, SCUBA, Travel, Home Brewing, Hand Tools, Hammocks
Professional Experience: U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer, Environment Sector, Jamaica 2009-2012, Trails.com 2007-2009, The Environmental Careers Organization 2006-2007

Kaleigh Boyd, 1LKaleigh Boyd
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Hometown: Everett, WA
Undergrad Institution: University of Washington
Undergrad Course of Study: Political Science and Communication
Law School Activities: Mock Trial, Law and Business Association
Other Interests: Do people list anything here other than Netflix?
Professional Experience: 4 years in the UW Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Ryan Casey, 1LRyan Casey
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Hometown: Sioux Falls, SD
Undergrad Institution: U.S. Naval Academy (Grad: Georgetown University)
Undergrad Course of Study: Political Science (Master of Public Policy)
Law School Activities: National Security Law Association
Other Interests: Politics, Skiing, SCUBA diving, dogs
Professional Experience: Naval Flight Officer, P-3C Orion; Private sector, defense contracting (2 years)

Kelsey Christianson, 1LRyan Casey
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Hometown: Seattle, WA
Undergrad Institution: University of Washington (Grad: Seton Hall University)
Undergrad Course of Study: Economics (Masters in International Relations, specialization in International Law and Foreign Policy Analysis)
Law School Activities: 1L Representative International Law Society, 1L Mock Trial Competition
Other Interests: International travel, sports, and architecture
Professional Experience: Clinton Foundation Intern, Legal Assistant for the Law Offices of Matthew D. Dubin, Program Coordinator & International Advisor at UCLA School of Dentistry, Legal Extern for the Honorable John C. Coughenour

Sarah Tatischeff, 2LSarah Tatischeff
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Hometown: Boise, ID
Undergrad Institution: Boise State University
Undergrad Course of Study: Political Science
Law School Activities: Tribal Court Public Defense Clinic, SYLAW, Innocence Project NW-Student Chapter, Association for Student Defenders and Prosecutors
Other Interests: Knitting! Avid TV show viewer
Professional Experience: Former real estate experience, judicial extern for Superior Court Judge Roger Rogoff, Rule 9 Intern for Snohomish County Public Defender Association, Intern for Housing Justice Project

 

 


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