Kali Cohn is a staff attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas. Immediately following her graduation from Texas Law, she clerked in San Antonio for U.S District Judge David Alan Ezra of the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii sitting by designation on the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas. After her clerkship, she worked for the ACLU of Texas as a fellow, focusing on the impact of non-traffic class C misdemeanors on disabled secondary school students. Her work was funded by a Texas Law G. Rollie White Trust Fellowship in Public Interest Law.
At Texas Law, Kali was editor-in-chief of the Texas Journal of Civil Liberties & Civil Rights and president of the student chapter of the American Constitution Society. She was the moving force behind the law school’s first Change It Up!, now an annual orientation event on lawyering for social change. She participated in the Civil Rights Clinic and worked for the ACLU of Texas and the ACLU of Northern California.