Kristen Merritt

Chicago-Kent Honors Scholar

Class of 2021

Kristen Merritt graduated magna cum laude from the University of Central Oklahoma and received a BFA in theatre performance. Following graduation Kristen took a year off to work on music in Los Angeles. During that time Kristen also worked in Oklahoma as an intern at McGrew, McGrew, and Associates assisting with insurance litigation.

During her 1L and 2L years Kristen joined the Plaintiffs Employment Clinic at the CK Law Group and became a student representative for the 7th Circuit Law Student Program. The summer after her 1L year Kristen worked as a law clerk at the American Association of Insurance Services drafting and reviewing insurance policy language.