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Meet Our Law Students

Drexel Kline students stand up in court, sit at negotiating tables, network with members of the bench and bar and serve individuals and groups in the Philadelphia area who have trouble finding legal representation. They also help make ours an uncommonly harmonious and engaging law school community.

They are a diverse and enterprising bunch. Here are just a few of their stories.

Micaela Kitchen

Learning by Connecting with Clients

Micaela Kitchen, Class of 2024

Micaela Kitchen has gained hands-on experience working with clients through co-op, clinic and more than 100 hours of pro bono work.

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Emily Grubb Coffing

A Winding Path to Law School

Emily Grubb Coffing, Class of 2024

Emily Grubb Coffing took a winding path to law school that has resulted, most recently, in her receiving the 2023-2024 Ms. JD Fellowship.

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Alexandria Richards

Coming Into Her Own Power

Alexandria Richards, Class of 2024

Alexandria Richards, Editor-in-Chief of Drexel Law Review, Vol. 16, discusses leadership, writing and personal growth.

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Habiba Cheema

Learning from ‘Doing Things Scared’

Habiba Cheema, Class of 2024

Habiba Cheema took a risk by trying out for trial team with no prior experience. A year and a half later, she competed for a national championship.

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Brielle Brown, JD '22

Working at the Intersection of Race and the Environment

Brielle Brown, Class of 2022

For Brielle Brown, law school provided a platform to explore racial and environmental justice.

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3L Noah DeSimone, left, and Assistant City Solicitor Desjeneé Davis, JD ’21, outside of Philadelphia City Hall.

Committed to Public Service and the City of Philadelphia

Noah DeSimone, Class of 2023

Noah DeSimone pursues his dream with support from a network of public sector lawyers.

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Andrea Filbeck

Career Change, Accelerated

Andrea Filbeck, Class of 2023

An experienced accountant, Andrea Filbeck takes the fast lane to career change with the two-year JD program.

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Marlee McCadden

Serving the Public Interest through Immigration Law

Marlee McCadden, Class of 2022

Marlee McCadden landed a job providing legal assistance to immigrants and asylum seekers at the same place she completed a co-op externship.

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Boarder Tsai


Boarder Tsai, Class of 2024

Whether it’s behind the lens of a camera or in the courtroom, Boarder Tsai aims to be an instrument of change.

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Niayla-Dia Murray

Inspired by Adversity

Niayla-dia Murray, Class of 2023

An accident in Sweden prompted Niayla-dia Murray to study medical malpractice law. She hasn’t looked back.

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William Booth

Sweating the Details

William Booth, Class of 2020

For William Booth, law school is all about developing tools that will allow him to serve the public.

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Fanta Freeman

Embracing Each Twist on a Meandering Pathway

Fanta Freeman, Class of 2019

Having attended college in Boston and taught in North Carolina, Fanta Freeman is accustomed to winding pathways.

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Arielle Heald

Heading Straight for the Courtroom

Arielle Heald, Class of 2019

Few law students have cross-examined a witness during a federal trial, but Arielle Heald got to do just that.

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