Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice is pleased to welcome summer law clerks in Kansas City and St. Louis.
Law clerks in Kansas City include:
Malika Baker, a rising 3L student at the University of Kansas School of Law, where she is a member of the Dean’s Diversity Leadership Council, Vice President of the Black Law Students Association, and a member of Women in Law. Baker earned her undergraduate degree in Global and International Studies from the University of Kansas, where she was a member and team captain of the track and field/cross country team, and served on the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and as a student representative member of the Alcohol Risk Reduction Coalition. During her 2018 Summer Break, Baker served as an intern to the Honorable Steve Leben, Kansas Court of Appeals.
Travis Hoehn, a rising 3L student at the University of Kansas School of Law, where he is a member of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society. He earned his undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Kansas, where he was a member of Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society. During his 2018 Summer Break, Hoehn served as a student intern for the Paul E. Wilson Project for Innocence. He is a Knights of Columbus volunteer.
Law clerks in St. Louis include:
Kelly “Koki” Sabatés, a rising 3L student at the University of Missouri-Columbia, where she is a member of the University of Missouri Law Board of Advocates, the Student Bar Association, and The Federalist Society. Sabatés has held numerous leadership roles while in law school, including serving as the 1L Class Representative and Executive Board Secretary to the Student Bar Association, Chapter President of The Federalist Society, and Assistant Director of the Board of Advocates Mock Trial Competition. She has also earned advocate honors through her involvement in trial team, including winning the Fall 2018 Attorney General Cup Competition. Upon her return to school, she will serve as President of the Student Bar Association and remain involved in the Board of Advocates program as a member of the trial competition teams and Mock Trial Director. During her 2018 Winter Break, Sabatés served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Beth Phillips, United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri. She currently serves as a PowerNotes and a LexisNexis Student Representative. She is also a member of the Elwood L. Thomas American Inn of Courts. Sabatés, who is fluent in Spanish, earned her undergraduate degree in acting from the University of Minnesota-Duluth.
Jasmine Riddick, a rising 2L student at Emory University in Atlanta, where she is a member of the Intellectual Property Society, Corporate and Business Law Society, Legal Association for Women Students, and Black Law Students Association. Riddick earned her B.S. in Business Administration and B.A. in Economics from Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, NC, where she participated as a member of the women’s tennis team. Prior to law school, Riddick worked as a Financial Management Analyst for various divisions at Bank of America Corporation.
Baker Sterchi summer law clerks attend hearings and depositions, prepare blog posts, and complete various research projects, as well as participate in fun activities in the cities in which they are located.