Chicago-Kent Honors Scholar
Class of 2013
Sarah Marfisi grew up in Omaha, Nebraska. She graduated from the University of Iowa in 2008 with honors and highest distinction with a degree in Political Science and minors in American Studies and Spanish. Before law school, she joined AmeriCorps and worked for the Council Bluffs Civil Rights Commission in Iowa. She attended Chicago-Kent with her wife, fellow Honors Scholar Anne Marfisi.
At Chicago-Kent, Sarah was a member of the Chicago-Kent Law Review and the Chicago-Kent Moot Court Honor Society. She externed for two judges in the domestic relations division of the Cook County Circuit Court. She also spent a semester working on attorney disciplinary cases at the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission. During her 2L summer, Sarah traveled to Kosovo on an International Rule of Law Externship to study the status of LGBT civil rights in that country.
Sarah is currently an Assistant Attorney General in the state of Nebraska, handling criminal appeals. Prior to beginning work for the Attorney General, she clerked with the Nebraska Court of Appeals and the Nebraska District Court for Douglas County.