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Leader Profile: Shahina Khan

This student leader profile is cross-posted from the C-K Now blog

Shahina Khan has proven her leadership and legal skills on campus and off, serving as president of two student organizations while participating in four trial advocacy competitions in the last three years.

Since 2016, she has also used her 711 license to serve as a law clerk in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office and now in her position at the ARDC: Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission of the Supreme Court of Illinois.

  • Class year: 2018
  • Division: Full-time day
  • Hometown: Skokie, Illinois
  • Academic Background: B.A. in Criminology Law and Justice, with a minor in Psychology, from the University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Find her online:  LinkedIn
AAJ Regional Champs 2018

Shahina’s team with their award after winning the Chicago regional championship of the 2018 American Association for Justice Student Trial Advocacy Competition.

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Recap: Walk in Our Shoes

This recap is cross-posted from the CK-Now Blog

MLSA Diversity Week 2018 FlyerOn February 27, for Diversity Week 2018, our leaders shared their stories about how their faith has motivated them to join the legal field. They also addressed the types of discussions and questions they encounter about their religious practices and beliefs.

Shahina Khan, MLSA President 2017-2018, moderated the panel.

Panelists:

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Recap: Ask Muslims Anything

This recap is cross-posted from the CK-Now blog

We hosted an “Ask Muslims Anything” event on February 28 for our Diversity Week 2017, giving students a chance to submit questions about Islam or Muslims anonymously.

These questions covered a range of topics from historical Islam to understanding religious practices and challenges Muslims face in the United States due to common misconceptions or outright discrimination.

The panelists represented a range of different personal and religious backgrounds and offered contrasting perspectives throughout the discussion.

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