Chicago-Kent Honors Scholar
Class of 2013
Anne Marfisi hails from Omaha, Nebraska, and as a former employee of the city's Convention and Visitor's Bureau, will be quick to fill you in on Omaha's highlights (home of the College World Series and Rocky Road ice cream ). Anne graduated from the University of Iowa in 2009 with a major in American Studies and a minor in Spanish Language and Culture. During college, she spent a semester studying in Madrid, Spain.
After college, Anne volunteered full-time through the AmeriCorps national service program. She worked as a job coach for people with disabilities and as a material assistance caseworker at the Salvation Army. At Chicago-Kent, Anne was a member of the Chicago-Kent Moot Court Honor Society and represented the school at the 2013 William E. McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition. Anne spent a semester working at the Illinois Appellate Court where she watched real oral arguments and helped research and draft appellate opinions and orders. After her 2L year, Anne traveled to Kosovo on an International Rule of Law Externship to investigate and write a status report on gay and lesbian rights under the country's new constitution. She was also active in the Kent Justice Foundation and volunteered at Equip for Equality where she advocated for people with disabilities. Anne is a member of the Chicago-Kent Bar and Gavel Society.
Anne has moved back to Omaha, Nebraska, and is working as a judicial law clerk for Justice Lindsey Miller-Lerman of the Nebraska Supreme Court. She previously clerked for the Nebraska Fourth Judicial District Court and worked at a private firm handling personal injury and workers' compensation cases.