Amanda Mehr

Amanda Mehr Honors Scholar, Class of 2021Chicago-Kent Honors Scholar

Class of 2021

Prior to law school, Amanda taught high school English and served as a school administrator. She earned her Master of Business Administration from the Milwaukee School of Engineering. She also holds a Master of Arts in Educational Policy and Leadership, magna cum laude, and a Bachelor of Arts in Writing Intensive English and Politics and Law, cum laude, both from Marquette University.

Between her first and second year, Amanda was a Legal Education for the Advancement of Diversity and Scholar at Franczek P.C. where she worked on education and employment matters. During her 2L year, Amanda externed for Honorable Eve Reilly. After her 2L year, Amanda was a summer associate at Chapman and Cutler LLP, and she will start as an associate in their San Francisco office after graduation. While she studies for the bar exam, Amanda will complete a Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) Fellowship with Just the Beginning - A Pipeline Organization working with high school students from underrepresented groups to develop an interest in the legal profession.

In her spare time, Amanda teaches indoor cycling and enjoys challenging herself by competing in marathons and rock climbing.