Pre-Law Advisor – Michelle Saney
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Michelle is a third-year law student at UW-Madison Law School. She is a Senior Managing Articles Editor of the Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender and Society and coaches the VIS East International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court Team which competes annually in Hong Kong. She earned her B.A. in Government (Political Science) at St. John’s University in New York where she was also a member of the Mock Trial team. Prior to coming to law school, Michelle worked as a paralegal in a variety of practice areas in a New York City law firm for seven years.
Michelle’s area of interest is restructuring, tax, finance and corporate law. As a law student, she worked in Intellectual Property at the UW Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic, in tax at the Wisconsin Department of Revenue and in Bankruptcy law at the U.S. Department of Justice – Office of the U.S. Trustee.
Law can be highly challenging, but in the same breath, can provide incredibly meaningful rewards, too. Come meet Michelle and she will help you navigate questions you have about this exciting field!
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James earned his B.A. at the University of Chicago and his J.D. at the University of Wisconsin Law School. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in education policy at the University of Wisconsin School of Education. While in law school, James was a member of the Black Law Student Association and completed an externship with the Southern Poverty Law Center. Before attending law school, James was an undergraduate adviser at the University of Washington. He also taught American history to 7th and 11th graders.
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Caroline is a graduate of Cardozo Law School where she focused on Immigration and International Law. While at Cardozo, Caroline served as a Senior Editor for the Moot Court Honor Society. After graduating, Caroline worked for Planned Parenthood New York City and practiced immigration law, while chairing The Committee on Women in the Law at the New York County Lawyers’ Association.
Prior to law school, Caroline worked for the Clinton Foundation in New York and Rwanda. She earned a B.A. and an M.P.A. from Clark University. Since returning to her home town of Madison, Wisconsin, Caroline has been working as an immigration attorney, concentrating on asylum and protections under the Violence Against Women Act.
Miller hosts drop-in advising sessions Mondays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (unless otherwise noted). First- and second-year students are encouraged to come Mondays, while students LSAT questions are encouraged to come Fridays. You can also reach out to him at email@example.com.
As a peer advisor, Miller primarily works with first- and second-year students considering a career in law. He tries to help students navigate the large UW campus to explore their interests and grow their strengths. He also works with students preparing for the LSAT. Students who have questions on specific LSAT areas, LSAT logistics, or want help establishing an LSAT study plan are encouraged to reach out.
Miller is a fourth-year journalism student at the School of Journalism and Mass Communications, with Legal Studies double major. Before joining the Center, Miller worked as a local government reporter for the Sheboygan Press and the City News Editor of The Daily Cardinal. In his free-time, he takes photographs and works on his goal of camping in every Wisconsin state park.