"The J.L. Weigand Scholarship is an amazing program and I'm very honored to join the distinguished network of Weigand Scholars. The support of the JL Weigand Trust and the Weigand community is a tremendous resource to help law students and practicing attorneys. I am truly grateful for the opportunity to join the Weigand family and continue to be thankful for the generous support that is helping me achieve my career goals."
Alisha received her B.S. in Business Administration from Sterling College in 2008 and completed her M.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin in 2011.
After college and graduate school, she worked in business management and patient relations at a large teaching hospital in Portland, Oregon. Alisha found the projects that involved legal issues quickly became the favorite part of her job, which led her to pursue a legal career. Alisha will complete her J.D. from the University of Kansas in May 2020 and plans to practice Business and Commercial Law.
As a current 2L at KU, Alisha is a member of Law Review and will serve as the Law Review Symposium Editor during her 3L year. She also serves as a Student Ambassador, an officer in the Mindfulness in Law Society, and works as a teaching assistant for Lawyering Skills and Business Law for undergraduates. During her 3L year, she will work as a judicial intern for Judge Vratil, a Senior U.S. District Judge for the District of Kansas. Alisha worked as a summer legal intern at Koch Industries in Wichita in 2018 and will work as a summer associate at Stinson Leonard Street in Kansas City in 2019.
B.S., Business Administration, Sterling College, 2008
M.B.A., University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, 2011