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The Young Alumni Council was created in Fall 2009 to strengthen bonds among recent graduates of Chicago-Kent.  

Melissa Sobota ‘07, President
Emily Acosta '13, Vice President, CLE
Kylin Fisher '13, Vice President, Student Networking
Jesse Footlik '11, Vice President, Social
Rajesh Kanuru '05, Vice President, CLE
Julie Pustilnik '11, Vice President, Social

Howard Abrams '06
Benjamin & Shapiro, Ltd.


Emily Acosta '13
Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd.

Marina Aronchik '09
Mayer Brown


Michael Aschenbrener '07
Aschenbrener Law PLC

Margaret Battersby Black '08
Levin & Perconti

Amanda Brady '11
Aschenbrener Law PLC

Melissa Caballero '10
Law Office of Jonathan Merel

Bevin Carroll '12
Carroll, McNulty & Kull LLC

Jessica Coutre '14

John Cravero '12
U.S. Department of Energy


Nicholas Cummings '08
Cook County State’s Attorney

Kacy Dicke '12
K&L Gates

Grace Doherty '12
Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove LLP

Arin Fife '08
Boyle Feinberg PC

Kylin Fisher '13
Robson & Lopez LLC

Jesse Footlik '11
Peck Bloom LLC

Erin Gavin '06
Lenox Advisors

Jack Gould '11
Matushek, Nilles & Sinars LLC

Martin Gould '14
Romanucci & Blandin

Gabrielle Green '07

Office of the State Appellate Defender

Chris Griffin '12
Matushek, Nilles & Sinars LLC

Katrice Hall '10
Hall Legal Agency

Andrew Heap '10
Kuhn, Heap & Monson

Joseph Janas '12
Foley & Lardner

Gregory Jeffers '13

Matthew Jenkins '07
Corboy & Demetrio


Rachel Jennings '08
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law


Sasha Kakabadse '14

Rajesh Kanuru '05
KP Law, LLC

Mariana Karampelas '11
Circuit Court of Cook County

Rob Kohen '14
Salvi Schostok & Pritchard

Matthew Kriezelman '08
Kriezelman, Burton & Associates LLP

Kate Levine '12

Julie Levinson Pustilnik '11
Anesi, Ozman, Rodin, Novak & Kohen, Ltd.

Julie Lissner '07
Akerman LLP

Lucy Lu '04
Lucy Lu & Associates LLC

Sanda Minea '09
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law

Megan Morton '14


Nicholas Nepustil '13
Sherwood Law Group

Luke Novak '05
Rothschild Investment Corporation

Victor Ortiz '12
CareLink, LLC

David Pustilnik '09
Potestivo & Associates, P.C.

Timothy Ritchey '05
Peck Bloom LLC


Elisa Rodriguez '09
Rodriguez & Flores LLC

Antonio Senagore '08
Fisk Kart Katz & Regan, Ltd.

Melissa Sobota '07
Peterson, Johnson & Murray

Laurence Tooth '13
Circuit Court of Cook County

Jacklyn Truppa '12
Pintas & Mullins Law Firm

Jessica Velez '12
Matushek, Nilles & Sinars LLC

Michael Ward '12
Circuit Court of Cook County


Liang Xiao '09
Shanghai D&T Law Firm

Junli Ye '13
Jun He Law Offices




If you graduated within the last 10 years, we invite you to consider joining the Young Alumni Council. For more information, contact Katie Aune, Director of Alumni Engagement, at (312) 906-5245 or kaune@kentlaw.iit.edu.


Alumni CLE Series


CLE & Networking SeriesThe Chicago-Kent Young Alumni Council invites all alumni to come back to school on the third Thursday of each month for a CLE program. Earn two hours of free IL MCLE credit and network with fellow Chicago-Kent alumni!

Each session will be held at Chicago-Kent College of Law, 565 W. Adams, from 4:00-6:00 p.m.

The schedule for the 2015 CLE Series is here. Please check www.alumni.kentlaw.edu/cleyac for more information.


Past Events

Alumni Night @ Wrigley FieldClick on the links below to see photos from previous Young Alumni Council events!

Sunday, October 5, 2014: Student-Alumni Softball Tournament

Thursday, August 28, 2014: Young Alumni Summer Social at Ay ChiWowa!

Thursday, April 3, 2014: Young Alumni Spring Social

Thursday, June 6, 2013: Young Alumni Summer Social at Par Bar & Grille

Saturday, February 23, 2013: 125th Anniversary Gala and After-Party

Thursday, August 9, 2012: Young Alumni Summer Social at Moe's Cantina

February 9, 2012: Young Alumni Social at Public House

August 25, 2011: Young Alumni Social at Lizzie McNeil's

February 10, 2011: Young Alumni Social at EPIC


February 28, 2010: Young Alumni Council Kickoff