Undergraduate institutions attended and degrees earned
University of Maryland, College Park-Bachelor of Arts

Hometown – City, State, and Country (if not the U.S.)
Annapolis, Maryland

Extracurricular and co-curricular activities
Pickleball, Law clerk at a civil litigation firm, weightlifting, walking my dog, Otis

Post-graduation plans
Judicial clerk for the Honorable Stacy McCormack on the Circuit Court of Anne Arundel County

Finish this sentence: I could not have gotten through this experience without…
my family, friends, and dog.

Who are your mentors? How have they impacted your journey?
My parents, Rick and Shelly Jaklitsch, inspired me to follow in their footsteps and become a lawyer.

My boss, John Valente, took me under his wing and taught me about the intricacies of civil litigation and running a law firm.

What did you learn about yourself while earning this degree?
I learned that I no matter how many times I say I am going to start something early, I am still going to wait until the last minute.