“I would feel comfortable asking any of the Weigand alumni for advice or assistance, which is a testament to how welcoming, accessible, and approachable the alumni have been over the past year. “
University of Notre Dame
Weigand Scholar: 2018, 2019
Shawnee Mission, KS
B.A., Political Science, University of Notre Dame
- Dean’s List
- Division 1 Women’s Soccer (Member 2010 NCAA National Champion Team)
J.D., University of Notre Dame Law School, 2019
- Graduated magna cum laude
US District Court
Molly is from Shawnee Mission, Kansas. She graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in political science. She was a member of the Women’s Soccer team and is a 2010 National Champion.
In the summer of 2017, Molly interned in the appellate unit of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Western District of Missouri. Two of the briefs she drafted were argued in the 8th Circuit. She was named to the Honor Roll for the Spring/Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters. She received the Faculty Award for Excellence in Family Law and Jurisprudence.
She worked at Shook, Hardy, & Bacon for the summer of 2018. She was managing senior editor of the Journal of Law, Ethics, and Public Policy, and participated in Notre Dame’s new Wrongful Conviction Externship.
During her 3L year at Notre Dame, Molly participated in an externship at the Exoneration Project at the University of Chicago.
Following her graduation in 2019, Molly served as a clerk for the Honorable Dan Crabtree in the District of Kansas.
In the fall of 2020, Molly will begin employment as a staff attorney for The Exoneration Project, a national nonprofit dedicated to the representation of the wrongfully convicted.
“I am honored to have been named as a Weigand Scholar. The Trust has provided more support than I ever expected, and I am grateful for all the time and effort the trustees and the alumni devote to this organization. I hope to make the Weigand Trust proud.“