Jenna Holtz

Editor in Chief

Editor in Chief


Class of: 2015

2013-2014: Associate Editor, Cases and Controversies Editor.


Jenna Holtz graduated with honors from the University of Iowa with a B.S. in Political Science, a minor in International Studies, and Certificate in International Business. While at the University of Iowa, Jenna spent a summer working for a Criminal Defense Attorney in Washington, DC and also spent three months as a visiting student at John Cabot University in Rome, Italy, where she studied International Finance and Comparative Law.

As a 1L, Jenna served as a volunteer at Chicago-Kent College of Law’s Self Help Web Center and traveled to New Orleans with the Chicago-Kent Student Humanitarian Network to serve as a volunteer law clerk for the Employment and Public Benefits Unit of Southeast Louisiana Legal Services. Jenna has worked as a law clerk at Cabrini Green Legal Aid as well as the Cook County Office of the Public Guardian. She also served as judicial law clerk to the Honorable Ronald F. Bartkowicz of the Cook County Circuit Court. Jenna was the recipient of the Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Law Fellowship for the summer of 2014.

In addition to serving as the Editor-in-Chief of the Chicago-Kent Journal of International and Comparative Law, Jenna is involved with International Moot Court. Jenna recently competed in the Inter-American International Moot Court Competition and was awarded Best Brief for the Victim. Jenna also serves on the Executive Board of Women in Law and the Kent Justice Foundation. She currently works at a firm specializing in international commercial law and hopes to someday work in the field of public interest law and policy.